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Sunnyvale, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Sunnyvale,CA index of house prices

Total population: 149,980 (Urban population: 131,905, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 53,750 (52,534 occupied: 24,635 owner occupied, 30,522 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,450 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $512,660.

Median contract rent in 2015: $1,205 (lower quartile is $965, upper quartile is $1,489)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,877


Median gross rent in Sunnyvale, CA in 2015: $1,270

Housing units in Sunnyvale with a mortgage: 14,299 (1,468 second mortgage, 1,833 home equity loan, 66 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,015

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $166,409

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $80,718

Median monthly housing costs: $2,112


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Sunnyvale, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $992,400 (it was $441,400 in 2000)
Sunnyvale:

$992,400
California:

$449,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $647,300 - $1,412,800

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $1,192,326
Here:

$1,192,326
State:

$617,467

Townhouses or other attached units: $840,672
Here:

$840,672
State:

$535,490

In 2-unit structures: $954,011
Here:

$954,011
State:

$817,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $554,105
Here:

$554,105
State:

$534,271

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $657,897
Here:

$657,897
State:

$488,640

Mobile homes: $164,885
Here:

$164,885
State:

$109,848
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 131,028
  • In family households: 104,019 (25,946 male householders, 6,972 female householders)
    27,237 spouses, 32,518 children (31,073 natural, 542 adopted, 903 stepchildren), 1,954 grandchildren, 1,700 brothers or sisters, 1,503 parents, 3,120 other relatives, 3,069 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 27,009 (11,078 male householders (7,492 living alone)), 8,614 female householders (6,755 living alone)), 7,317 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 877 (510 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 13,757 2-persons, 8,104 3-persons, 6,444 4-persons, 2,682 5-persons, 1,079 6-persons, 852 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,247 1-person, 4,188 2-persons, 884 3-persons, 307 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

20,211 married couples with children.
4,158 single-parent households (1,119 men, 3,039 women).

54.2% of residents of Sunnyvale speak English at home.
11.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
10.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
22.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 51,990 (39.4%)
(32.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.0
State:

3.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sunnyvale, California:

  • 327no bedroom
  • 1,1011 bedroom
  • 5,8182 bedrooms
  • 10,7023 bedrooms
  • 5,8134 bedrooms
  • 1,2715+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunnyvale, California:

  • 4,008no bedroom
  • 10,8271 bedroom
  • 9,1352 bedrooms
  • 2,9203 bedrooms
  • 4874 bedrooms
  • 1255+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunnyvale in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 797no vehicle
  • 6,7761 vehicle
  • 11,4922 vehicles
  • 3,9883 vehicles
  • 1,4194 vehicles
  • 5605+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sunnyvale in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,034no vehicle
  • 12,7321 vehicle
  • 9,9032 vehicles
  • 2,1433 vehicles
  • 5014 vehicles
  • 1895+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunnyvale, California:

  • 731 room
  • 6052 rooms
  • 1,9223 rooms
  • 2,6514 rooms
  • 5,7165 rooms
  • 6,1166 rooms
  • 4,4987 rooms
  • 2,2398 rooms
  • 1,2129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunnyvale, California:

  • 3,4421 room
  • 6,8182 rooms
  • 6,7403 rooms
  • 5,8134 rooms
  • 2,8965 rooms
  • 9756 rooms
  • 4947 rooms
  • 2188 rooms
  • 1069+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sunnyvale, CA household income distribution

  • Sunnyvale, CA household income distribution
  • 2,086Less than $10,000
  • 1,421$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,393$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,559$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,728$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,901$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,863$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,011$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,067$45,000 to $49,999
  • 4,030$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,435$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,374$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6,069$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,251$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,275$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,147$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Sunnyvale, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Sunnyvale, CA
  • 130Less than $10,000
  • 68$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 59$25,000 to $29,999
  • 64$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 236$40,000 to $49,999
  • 181$50,000 to $59,999
  • 169$60,000 to $69,999
  • 177$70,000 to $79,999
  • 284$80,000 to $89,999
  • 53$90,000 to $99,999
  • 492$100,000 to $124,999
  • 210$125,000 to $149,999
  • 315$150,000 to $174,999
  • 127$175,000 to $199,999
  • 259$200,000 to $249,999
  • 130$250,000 to $299,999
  • 374$300,000 to $399,999
  • 945$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,876$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8,062$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6,934$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 2,057$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 517$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Sunnyvale, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Sunnyvale, CA
  • 14Less than $100
  • 6$100 to $149
  • 9$150 to $199
  • 54$200 to $249
  • 104$250 to $299
  • 72$300 to $349
  • 47$350 to $399
  • 91$400 to $449
  • 171$450 to $499
  • 187$500 to $549
  • 76$550 to $599
  • 100$600 to $649
  • 41$650 to $699
  • 128$700 to $749
  • 120$750 to $799
  • 256$800 to $899
  • 562$900 to $999
  • 2,076$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3,800$1,250 to $1,499
  • 8,978$1,500 to $1,999
  • 6,749$2,000 to $2,499
  • 4,154$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,578$3,000 to $3,499
  • 830$3,500 or more
  • 767No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 19,7011995 to March 2000
  • 9,9811990 to 1994
  • 7,2661985 to 1989
  • 5,0011980 to 1984
  • 3,5311975 to 1979
  • 2,0171970 to 1974
  • 1,5401965 to 1969
  • 2,953Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population
Sunnyvale commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,127
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,413
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 12,382
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13,764
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 14,148
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,856
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 9,273
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,342
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,711
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,913
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,925
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,004
Sunnyvale, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.8%
Number of people working at home: 1,878 (2.6% of all workers)

Sunnyvale mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 57,492 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 7,483 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,865 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 25 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 42 (0%)
  • Railroad: 735 (1%)
  • Taxi: 35 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 268 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 526 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,106 (2%)
  • Other means: 281 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,878 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 63,985
 German: 8,257
 English: 6,949
 Irish: 5,452
 Italian: 4,850
 United States or American: 3,103
 French (except Basque): 1,861
 European: 1,582
 Russian: 1,499
 Polish: 1,495
 Swedish: 1,342
 Scottish: 1,200
 Norwegian: 1,191
 Portuguese: 1,056
 Scotch-Irish: 1,054
 Israeli: 957
 Iranian: 895
 Arab:: 757
 Dutch: 755
 British: 697
 Danish: 574
 Greek: 540
 Swiss: 468
 Canadian: 462
 Croatian: 440
 French Canadian: 395
 Welsh: 394
 Hungarian: 325
 Czech: 320
 Armenian: 307
 Ukrainian: 274
 Slovak: 254
 Finnish: 250
 Subsaharan African:: 245
 Northern European: 240
 Eastern European: 198
 Austrian: 187
 Lebanese: 187
 Romanian: 178
 Yugoslavian: 174
 Turkish: 162
 Belgian: 154
 Czechoslovakian: 150
 African: 139
 Scandinavian: 131
 Palestinian: 114
 Other Arab: 110
 Lithuanian: 109
 Bulgarian: 108
 Syrian: 106
 Egyptian: 105
 Australian: 93
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 90
 Slovene: 68
 Brazilian: 66
 Afghan: 65
 Celtic: 55
 Iraqi: 51
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 50
 Slavic: 50
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 47
 Moroccan: 42
 Serbian: 42
 Kenyan: 33
 Latvian: 33
 Macedonian: 24
 Arab/Arabic: 23
 Ethiopian: 19
 Jordanian: 19
 Cape Verdean: 18
 Icelander: 16
 Jamaican: 16
 British West Indian: 16
 Maltese: 16
 Basque: 15
 South African: 14
 Pennsylvania German: 13
 Luxemburger: 11
 Other Subsaharan African: 11
 Somalian: 11
 Alsatian: 7
 West Indian: 7
 Albanian: 6
 German Russian: 6
 Cypriot: 6
 Estonian: 5
 Belizean: 4
 New Zealander: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%India
  • 13%Mexico
  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Philippines
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%Taiwan
  • 4%Korea

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 47,049
  • Northeast: 8,021
  • Midwest: 10,580
  • South: 5,913
  • West: 6,748

54% of Sunnyvale residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 472
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 182
  • 5th and 6th grade: 798
  • 7th and 8th grade: 489
  • 9th grade: 436
  • 10th grade: 465
  • 11th grade: 298
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,354
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,556
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,880
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,727
  • Associate degree: 3,334
  • Bachelor's degree: 14,678
  • Master's degree: 9,885
  • Professional school degree: 1,035
  • Doctorate degree: 2,495

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 755
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 324
  • 5th and 6th grade: 744
  • 7th and 8th grade: 743
  • 9th grade: 749
  • 10th grade: 574
  • 11th grade: 400
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,306
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,189
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,956
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,330
  • Associate degree: 3,838
  • Bachelor's degree: 12,791
  • Master's degree: 5,816
  • Professional school degree: 985
  • Doctorate degree: 694

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 5.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 6.2%Females
Sunnyvale marital status for males
Sunnyvale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,006
  • One, attached: 3,924
  • Two: 789
  • 3 or 4: 4,119
  • 5 to 9: 3,571
  • 10 to 19: 4,171
  • 20 to 49: 4,120
  • 50 or more: 7,957
  • Mobile homes: 4,040
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 53

Median worth of mobile homes: $176,300

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sunnyvale:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 43.4%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,784
Here:

15.8%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 638
Here:

12.9%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,071
Here:

15.5%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)