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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: 59,408 (56,245 occupied: 25,653 owner occupied, 30,592 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

54%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,708 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $928,833.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,205 (lower quartile is $965, upper quartile is $1,489)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,856


Median gross rent in Sunnyvale, CA in 2016: $1,270

Housing units in Sunnyvale with a mortgage: 16,464 (217 second mortgage, 2,382 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,189

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $174,891

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $91,372

Median monthly housing costs: $2,291


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Sunnyvale, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $1,152,500 (it was $441,400 in 2000)
Sunnyvale:

$1,152,500
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $766,500 - $1,599,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $1,328,338
Here:

$1,328,338
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $947,989
Here:

$947,989
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $1,092,117
Here:

$1,092,117
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $496,731
Here:

$496,731
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $860,020
Here:

$860,020
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $189,975
Here:

$189,975
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 152,762
  • In family households: 127,062 (26,610 male householders, 12,427 female householders)
    33,484 spouses, 40,521 children (38,991 natural, 940 adopted, 590 stepchildren), 2,041 grandchildren, 1,230 brothers or sisters, 4,228 parents, 3,730 other relatives, 2,791 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24,770 (9,888 male householders (6,637 living alone)), 7,320 female householders (5,250 living alone)), 7,562 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 930

Size of family households: 14,635 2-persons, 9,636 3-persons, 9,852 4-persons, 2,995 5-persons, 1,580 6-persons, 339 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,887 1-person, 4,332 2-persons, 695 3-persons, 294 4-persons.

29,087 married couples with children.
2,794 single-parent households (1,612 men, 1,182 women).

43.2% of residents of Sunnyvale speak English at home.
14.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
14.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
26.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 73,886 (48.4%)
(37.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.5
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2481 bedroom
  • 3,9492 bedrooms
  • 12,1463 bedrooms
  • 7,8674 bedrooms
  • 1,4435+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunnyvale, California:

  • 2,945no bedroom
  • 9,8531 bedroom
  • 11,9302 bedrooms
  • 4,5783 bedrooms
  • 1,1534 bedrooms
  • 1335+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 367no vehicle
  • 5,2821 vehicle
  • 12,5382 vehicles
  • 5,0693 vehicles
  • 1,5144 vehicles
  • 8835+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

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

  • 2,410no vehicle
  • 15,7571 vehicle
  • 9,8622 vehicles
  • 2,3043 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 2305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunnyvale, California:

  • 01 room
  • 2042 rooms
  • 6373 rooms
  • 2,9084 rooms
  • 6,1075 rooms
  • 6,2626 rooms
  • 4,7957 rooms
  • 2,1668 rooms
  • 2,5749+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunnyvale, California:

  • 2,7431 room
  • 4,0772 rooms
  • 8,1293 rooms
  • 8,0934 rooms
  • 4,1445 rooms
  • 2,1226 rooms
  • 9077 rooms
  • 1948 rooms
  • 1839+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 2,070Less than $10,000
  • 1,160$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,129$15,000 to $19,999
  • 754$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,308$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,452$30,000 to $34,999
  • 756$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,503$40,000 to $44,999
  • 653$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,379$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,371$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,811$75,000 to $99,999
  • 7,038$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4,279$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8,268$150,000 to $199,999
  • 14,314$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sunnyvale, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sunnyvale, CA
  • 166Less than $10,000
  • 102$10,000 to $14,999
  • 39$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 38$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 141$40,000 to $49,999
  • 155$50,000 to $59,999
  • 154$60,000 to $69,999
  • 128$70,000 to $79,999
  • 204$80,000 to $89,999
  • 33$90,000 to $99,999
  • 620$100,000 to $124,999
  • 217$125,000 to $149,999
  • 460$150,000 to $174,999
  • 152$175,000 to $199,999
  • 376$200,000 to $249,999
  • 131$250,000 to $299,999
  • 218$300,000 to $399,999
  • 484$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,786$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6,531$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8,761$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3,781$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,143$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sunnyvale, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sunnyvale, CA
  • 123Less than $100
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 23$200 to $249
  • 259$250 to $299
  • 37$300 to $349
  • 41$350 to $399
  • 131$400 to $449
  • 189$450 to $499
  • 122$500 to $549
  • 45$550 to $599
  • 107$600 to $649
  • 24$650 to $699
  • 88$700 to $749
  • 96$750 to $799
  • 248$800 to $899
  • 267$900 to $999
  • 1,439$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,382$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7,942$1,500 to $1,999
  • 7,902$2,000 to $2,499
  • 4,795$2,500 to $2,999
  • 2,813$3,000 to $3,499
  • 1,424$3,500 or more
  • 775No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 28,1162010 or later
  • 21,2222000 to 2009
  • 14,4891990 to 1999
  • 12,2671980 to 1989
  • 5,5481970 to 1979
  • 4,493Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sunnyvale population
Sunnyvale commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 298
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,519
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 11,401
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12,603
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 16,756
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7,175
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 10,769
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,599
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,849
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,731
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,203
  • 90 or more minutes: 905
Sunnyvale, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.1%
Number of people working at home: 4,213 (5.3% of all workers)

Sunnyvale mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 70,394 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 10,636 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,736 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 116 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 638 (1%)
  • Railroad: 1,628 (2%)
  • Taxi: 1,716 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 645 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,769 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 4,213 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,242
 American: 1,991
 European: 1,522
 English: 1,480
 Irish: 1,143
 Italian: 1,056
 French (except Basque): 995
 Russian: 883
 Iranian: 765
 Polish: 696
 Israeli: 613
 Portuguese: 445
 Romanian: 433
 Belgian: 366
 British: 354
 Swedish: 342
 Norwegian: 341
 Dutch: 337
 Scottish: 296
 Brazilian: 274
 Northern European: 268
 Canadian: 263
 French Canadian: 238
 Eastern European: 213
 Scotch-Irish: 210
 Arab: 194
 Slovak: 168
 Ukrainian: 162
 Haitian: 161
 Finnish: 158
 Czech: 155
 Moroccan: 147
 Armenian: 146
 Turkish: 141
 Bulgarian: 137
 Egyptian: 130
 Croatian: 129
 African: 118
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 106
 Australian: 101
 Scandinavian: 98
 Danish: 93
 Afghan: 89
 Greek: 87
 Nigerian: 87
 Swiss: 87
 South African: 85
 Welsh: 74
 Palestinian: 69
 Lebanese: 58
 Hungarian: 54
 Yugoslavian: 53
 Serbian: 51
 Austrian: 44
 Celtic: 30
 Syrian: 25
 Ethiopian: 19
 Sudanese: 19
 Latvian: 18
 Icelander: 15
 Czechoslovakian: 15
 Basque: 14
 Iraqi: 13
 Lithuanian: 13
 Albanian: 10
 Luxemburger: 6
 Slovene: 5

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

  • 33%India
  • 16%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 10%Mexico
  • 5%Philippines
  • 4%Taiwan
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 3%Korea

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

  • This state: 52,307
  • Other state: 24,916
  • Northeast: 5,466
  • Midwest: 8,403
  • South: 5,261
  • West: 5,786

80% of Sunnyvale residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in California.

Sunnyvale:

79.5%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 304
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 607
  • 5th and 6th grade: 758
  • 7th and 8th grade: 383
  • 9th grade: 1,350
  • 10th grade: 140
  • 11th grade: 736
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 725
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,537
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,273
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,286
  • Associate degree: 2,296
  • Bachelor's degree: 18,187
  • Master's degree: 14,657
  • Professional school degree: 1,168
  • Doctorate degree: 4,086

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 673
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 431
  • 5th and 6th grade: 815
  • 7th and 8th grade: 468
  • 9th grade: 347
  • 10th grade: 68
  • 11th grade: 355
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 757
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,788
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,901
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,329
  • Associate degree: 4,371
  • Bachelor's degree: 16,462
  • Master's degree: 11,293
  • Professional school degree: 1,091
  • Doctorate degree: 1,883

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.6%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.9%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 2.4%Females
Sunnyvale marital status for males
Sunnyvale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,890
  • One, attached: 5,106
  • Two: 431
  • 3 or 4: 3,319
  • 5 to 9: 2,890
  • 10 to 19: 5,991
  • 20 to 49: 5,067
  • 50 or more: 8,456
  • Mobile homes: 3,258

Median worth of mobile homes: $150,600

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sunnyvale:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sunnyvale
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.5%)
  • Electricity (15.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Electricity (55.0%)
  • Utility gas (41.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,537
Here:

18.2%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 504
Here:

9.3%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,007
Here:

18.6%
California:

15.5%

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)