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  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Sunnyvale is a city in California with a population of 152,770. Sunnyvale is in Santa Clara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Sunnyvale offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Sunnyvale there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Sunnyvale and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Sunnyvale are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,223,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,508
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    89.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    54.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    295.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,677.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    209.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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