Sunnyvale, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 53,750 housing units in Sunnyvale. This represents a 5.8% growth from 50,789 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 53,750 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sunnyvale is about 47.6%. Sunnyvale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.3%. Average household size is 2.49 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sunnyvale were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type8.10%
One Bedroom22.80%
Two Bedrooms28.80%
Three Bedrooms25.90%
Four Bedrooms11.70%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$495,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$389,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.33
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,666

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7.60%
Home Equity Loan9.50%
Simple Mortgage56.60%
Debt Free26%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%