Sunnyvale, California 

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+11.1% since 2020

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9.9 / 7.6

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Best Places to Live in Sunnyvale, California

Sunnyvale, California is a vibrant city located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Home to many outdoor attractions such as Fairytale Town and Baylands Park, visitors can explore nature at its finest when visiting Sunnyvale. There are also plenty of cultural attractions including museums, galleries, and performance venues. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with movie theaters and live music venues. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Sunnyvale has something for everyone! Large city / suburban complex - Northern California, on the south end of San Francisco Bay.
Zip Codes: 94087 94086 94085 94089
Cost of Living: 180.5% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 67 ft above sea level

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Sunnyvale, Ca Housing Market
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What Bert Has To Say About San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara Metro Area

This large metro area covers the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area and is otherwise known as Santa Clara County, or more informally, as the “Silicon Valley.” Once a quiet agricultural valley of orchards and small towns and anchored by the indistinct processing and shipping point of San Jose, the area has completely transformed over a period of forty years into an economic and technology powerhouse and cultural crossroads between America and Asia.


The unemployment rate in Sunnyvale is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sunnyvale jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Sunnyvale's cost of living is 180.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Sunnyvale's Cost of Living

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Sunnyvale, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Santa Clara county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.6% to 25.2%. More Voting Stats

Sunnyvale's population is 155,550 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 11.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Sunnyvale is Real Estate: $1,761,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%.

Sunnyvale public schools spend $11,202 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.5 students per teacher in Sunnyvale. More Education

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Housing Market in Sunnyvale

It's a good time to buy in Sunnyvale. Home Appreciation is up 8.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Sunnyvale is $1,761,600.
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Reviews for Sunnyvale   14 Reviews
high tech jobs -vs- high cost housing - 9/20/2019
At this point, I would only recommend moving to silicon valley for the job market. Sure, the weather is great and the restaurants offer huge variety. But the costs of... Read More

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Bad things happen to a once great city - 9/17/2018
Like previous reviewer, tech company's tyranny over city gov and quality of living has negatively impacted a fantastic place to live. Climate, while super, is grossly... Read More

Quality of life reduction - 5/3/2018
I've lived here for 40 years. While the weather is fabulous, For the past ten years of high density housing mostly needed to house thousands of a young up coming tech... Read More

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