Sunnyvale

Welcome to Sunnyvale

A tech oasis with artful charm
 
In the heart of Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale is a beacon of technological prosperity, housing an array of illustrious tech giants and blossoming startups. Discover a city that not only thrives on career opportunities but also offers an array of experiences and a flourishing dining scene. Welcome to Sunnyvale, your gateway to the perfect blend of work and play.
 
A city based on meticulous urban planning, Sunnyvale celebrates a vibrant quality of life, augmented by its well-maintained infrastructure, excellent public services, and an unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability.
 

What to Love

  • A flourishing business and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • Excellent public and private schools.
  • Green initiatives championing environmental sustainability.
  • Abundant job opportunities in technology and innovation, with a short commute to major tech companies (Apple, Google, Facebook).

Local Lifestyle

Sunnyvale is home to numerous tech companies, including Yahoo, LinkedIn, and many startups, offering no shortage of job opportunities. Sunnyvale embraces a lifestyle that merges the dynamism of Silicon Valley with a sense of community. Residents enjoy a balance of professional success and personal well-being. The city's commitment to public services and green living creates an environment where families can thrive. 
 

Dining and Entertainment

Embark on a dining adventure in Sunnyvale, where a culinary landscape awaits. Dishdash beckons with its Mediterranean allure, serving kebabs and flavorful shawarma in a welcoming ambiance. 
 
For those craving the quintessential British pub experience, The Oxford Kitchen & Gastropub is a must-visit, offering classic pub fare like fish and chips alongside a selection of refreshing beers and burgers. For a taste of authentic American comfort food, St. John's Bar & Grill serves up a menu of burgers, sandwiches, and drinks in a lively sports bar setting.
 
Satsuma Sushi is a popular sushi destination where fresh and delicious sushi, sashimi, and Japanese specialties await. Families looking for a casual and family-friendly setting can enjoy a barbecue feast at Armadillo Willy's BBQ, while Photochau999 serves up authentic Vietnamese pho, noodle dishes, and more.
 

Things to Do

Venture into the heart of the community at the Sunnyvale Art & Wine Festival, an annual celebration that transforms the downtown area into a haven of art, wine tastings, live music, and delectable culinary delights. Immerse yourself in creativity at the Hands on the Arts event, an annual celebration offering hands-on art activities for children and families, fostering a love for artistic expression and inspiration.
 
Experience the rhythm of Sunnyvale during the Sunnyvale Summer Music Series, where free outdoor concerts and music events grace the city's parks. In winter, revel in the festive spirit of the tree lighting ceremony, holiday performances, and seasonal activities, creating cherished moments. Engage with the local community and support local vendors at the Sunnyvale Farmers' Market, a year-round gathering spot offering fresh produce, local products, and a variety of prepared foods.
 
Art enthusiasts can appreciate the talent of local artists at the Sunnyvale Art Club Annual Show, providing an opportunity to admire and acquire unique artwork. For a spooky experience, don’t skip the Halloween Spooktacular, full of costume contests, games, and haunted times in city parks. Stay informed about the city's progress and future plans at the Mayor's annual Sunnyvale State of the City Address.
 
During the summer, create lasting memories with your loved ones at the Sunset Cinema, an outdoor movie series held in local parks. Bring a blanket, chairs, and snacks for a delightful movie night under the stars. 
 

Schools

Public Schools:
 
  • The Sunnyvale School District (SSD) serves elementary and middle school students in Sunnyvale.
    • Bishop Elementary School 
    • Braddock Elementary School 
    • Cherry Chase Elementary School 
    • Cumberland Elementary School 
    • Ellis Elementary School 
    • Fairwood Elementary School 
    • Lakewood Elementary School
    • Vargas Elementary School
  • Fremont Union High School District (FUHSD) serves high school students from Sunnyvale. 
    • Fremont High School
    • Homestead High School
  • Some areas in Sunnyvale are served by Cupertino Union School District (CUSD).
 
Private Schools:
 
  • The King's Academy: A private Christian school serving kindergarten through 12th grade
  • Stratford School: Prestigious preschool and middle school programs
  • Fairwood Explorer School: Excellence in Montessori-based education
  • The Harker School: A nearby private school that serves students from preschool through 12th grade

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

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 Essential Spirits Alambic Distilleries, King Martial Arts Co., and Coach Mickey.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.1 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.23 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1 miles 35 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.49 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.07 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.47 miles 48 reviews 5/5 stars

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

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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

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Marital Status

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

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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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