Sunnyvale

In between Mountain View and Santa Clara, sits Sunnyvale, a laid back suburban city home to some of the world's most brilliant engineers. Names like Lockheed Martin, Apple, Yahoo, Juniper Networks, and Google are among the city's largest employers and are the driving force behind the tech-centric culture.

Overview for Sunnyvale, CA

155,550 people live in Sunnyvale, where the median age is 35.2 and the average individual income is $79,494. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

155,550

Total Population

35.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$79,494

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale has 57,565 households, with an average household size of 2.69. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sunnyvale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 155,550 people call Sunnyvale home. The population density is 7,051.16 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

155,550

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.2

Median Age

52.18 / 47.82%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
57,565

Total Households

2.69

Average Household Size

$79,494

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Sunnyvale, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Sunnyvale. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
San Miguel Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Njeri's Morning Glory School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
North County Regional Occupational Program
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Chester W. Nimitz Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lakewood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
South Peninsula Hebrew Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Sunnyvale Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
French American School Of Silicon Valley
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Appleseed Montessori School - Warner
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Summit Public School: Denali
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Louis E. Stocklmeir Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Braly Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Ponderosa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Vargas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Cherry Chase Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Kindercare Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Triumphant Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Marian A. Peterson Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Cumberland Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Fairwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Champion Kinder International School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Stratford School - Sunnyvale Washington Park
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
West Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

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Sunnyvale

Around Sunnyvale, CA

There's plenty to do around Sunnyvale, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

75
Very Walkable
Walking Score
82
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
45
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Charlotte Truffles, Champion Gym Trainers, and XP360 Strength & Conditioning.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.59 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.44 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.6 miles 36 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.8 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.95 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Live

In between Mountain View and Santa Clara, sits Sunnyvale, a laid back suburban city home to some of the world's most brilliant engineers. Names like Lockheed Martin, Apple, Yahoo, Juniper Networks, and Google are among the city's largest employers and are the driving force behind the tech-centric culture. Like its neighboring Silicon Valley cities, Sunnyvale is made up of different homogenous neighborhoods. The affluence of a particular neighborhood correlates directly with the school that it is zoned for. The schools are excellent all around, ranking from "very good" to "best," so there is no shortage of options for residents with children. Most homes are ranch or cottage style, with condos and apartments located near Sunnyvale's downtown. Another perk: Sunnyvale boasts some of the lowest crime writes in the USA, making this a great option for families and anyone looking for calm, California living. 

 

Work 

Commute
Sunnyvale has access to the Valley Transportation Authority public transportation system, which includes the 69 bus routes and a light rail throughout San Jose and Santa Clara Valley. Traffic here is among the highest in the Bay Area, so commuters should take full advantage of Sunnyvale's public transit options. 

Schools K-5

Louis E. Stocklmeir Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

West Valley Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

Schools 6-8

Cupertino Middle School (Public) - Rated 8/10 via GreatSchools.org

Schools 9-12

Summit Public School: Denali (Private) - Rated 7/10 via GreatSchools.org

 

Play

Though mostly suburban, there is much to see and do in Sunnyvale! There are several hundred restaurants spanning many cuisine styles, including some delicious ethnic fare. Although it is not known for its active night life scene, there are some great bar/lounge options and nearby Silicon Valley cities with more active downtowns. Head to historic Murphy Avenue for a charming tree-lined street filled with local shops, eateries, and a Farmer's Market every Saturday. Outdoorsy types will love Sunnyvale, with nearly 20 parks featuring playgrounds, picnic space, off-leash areas, and volleyball courts, there is no shortage of ways to soak in the California sunshine. Another plus? The Santa Cruz mountains are just a short drive away! Other noteworthy spots: St. John's Bar and Grill for "The Best Burgers in Silicon Valley," Full Circle Farm, a fully functional farm open to the public, and Baylands Park for ample recreational space and hiking trails. 

 

Sources: 

https://goodmigrations.com/city-guides/silicon-valley/sunnyvale

https://www.greatguysmovers.com/moving-to/california/sunnyvale/

https://www.greatschools.org/california/sunnyvale/
 

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