Sunnyvale

A beautiful, diverse Silicon Valley neighborhood with a booming local economy.

Welcome to Sunnyvale

A welcoming, diverse community with a suburban atmosphere.
 
Nestled between Apple's birthplace in Cupertino and the Google headquarters in Mountain View, Sunnyvale is a beautiful, diverse Silicon Valley neighborhood with a booming local economy. It has abundant gorgeous parks, and green spaces, including over 476 acres of charming parkland dotted throughout the community. Residents also enjoy Silicon Valley's largest urban farm, sitting on 11-acre land and yielding fantastic organic produce.
 
Visitors and residents enjoy Sunnyvale's magnificent, clean suburban setting. You will also find several hundred restaurants covering different cuisines, including excellent ethnic food. In addition, Sunnyvale is the birthplace of the video game industry.
 

What to Love

  • The beautiful, clean suburban setting
  • Top-rated schools
  • An award-winning record of safety and efficiency
  • Home to successful business and industrial leaders
  • Quiet residential streets
 

Local Lifestyle

Sunnyvale offers a perfect mix of urban-suburban living with a cluster of successful business enterprises, making it a progressive tech-focused community. It houses various companies, from aerospace and communication to manufacturing, tech, and biotech firms. As a forward-thinking and innovative community, Sunnyvale is one of the few cities in the U.S. operating a unified public safety department, making it one of the best neighborhoods with an unusual approach to public safety. Moving to Sunnyvale also offers access to fantastic restaurants and over a thousand distinctively Californian mid-century modern properties.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Sunnyvale has an exceptional dining, shopping, and entertainment scene, offering residents and visitors plenty of places to enjoy their favorite food, shop, and enjoy themselves. One of the best places to eat is Dishdash Middle Eastern Cuisine along Murphy Avenue. It offers hearty Middle Eastern dishes served in a bustling and colorful room with regional art on the walls. For delicious Indian and Chinese fares, check out Inchin's Bamboo Garden, a contemporary local chain popular with locals.
 
Rokko along Frances Street is a great dining area to enjoy upscale, traditional izakaya-style Japanese dishes and excellent sake, beers, and cocktails. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar can be ideal when craving aged prime beef and classics like lobster tails, served in a fine, high-end setting.
 
When looking for places to shop in Sunnyvale, visit Shoppes at Homestead along Hollenbeck Avenue, offering a selection of casual, world-class restaurants, a drug store, a gym area, and more. You will also love Cherry Orchard Shopping Center, a modern outdoor shopping complex comprising brand-name retail stores, cuisines, and service providers.
 

Things to Do

Residents and visitors to Sunnyvale have multiple places to discover. Park enthusiasts can head to Washington Park, comprising a swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts, horseshoes, playground, and picnicking opportunities. You can also check out the two public golf courses that feature challenging courses for an exciting game with residents.
 
The Summer Series Music & Market is among the top events held on Wednesdays on Historic Murphy Avenue, featuring live music, local vendors, and the opportunity to dine and shop at surrounding businesses. Another highly acclaimed event is the annual Art & Wine Festival, a two-day event filled with fun-filled adventures.
 

Schools

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Overview for Sunnyvale, CA

175,693 people live in Sunnyvale, where the median age is 37.1 and the average individual income is $72,611.44. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

175,693

Total Population

37.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$72,611.44

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Sunnyvale, CA

Sunnyvale has 64,029 households, with an average household size of 3. 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. 175,693 people call Sunnyvale home. The population density is 3,715.59 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

175,693

Total Population

High

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

37.1

Median Age

51.57 / 48.43%

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
64,029

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$72,611.44

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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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