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Living In Sunnyvale TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Sunnyvale and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Sunnyvale in 2019 is like. Sunnyvale livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Sunnyvale homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Sunnyvale.


Sunnyvale livability factors


2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 34

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2018 public schools academic performance index: 66.4
  2017 median single family house value: $348,000
  2017 residences owner occupied: 96.2%
  2017 median household income: $137,721
  2017 population: 6,491
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 13.5%


Some of the ways Sunnyvale is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Sunnyvale is located in east Dallas County, approximately 15 miles east of downtown Dallas and 47 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Sunnyvale's proximity to downtown Dallas and both the Las Colinas and north Dallas business centers is likely to make Sunnyvale residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

School age children who reside in Sunnyvale are eligible to attend Sunnyvale ISD schools

Information about how student performance at the schools attended by Sunnyvale students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 97.8 percent of the Sunnyvale residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $348,000 ... about 70 percent of Sunnyvale housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately nine percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about three percent of Sunnyvale housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Sunnyvale. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Sunnyvale homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 15 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Sunnyvale to downtown Dallas ...22 miles and 29 minutes to north Dallas business center ... 29 miles and 29 minutes to Las Colinas business center

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page


Demographics

2017 estimated population 6,491 ... population density 393 residents per square mile ... 13.5 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $137,721 ... 96.2 percent of Sunnyvale residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Sunnyvale and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs


Property taxes

Sunnyvale real estate property tax rate for 2017 is 2.59 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link. link.


Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Sunnyvale

Key to understanding what living in Sunnyvale is like is knowing about Sunnyvale housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Sunnyvale single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Sunnyvale single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Sunnyvale homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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103 Longhorn Circle, Sunnyvale, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,006 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Amazing One Of A Kind Property Located In The Heart Of Sunnyvale! This Amazing 5,000 Sq Ft Home Has 5 Bed, 4 Full Baths, 2 Half Bathrooms, A Great Office Down Stairs And A Game Room Upstairs Perfect For Kids Or Family Movie Night.kitchen Boasts To...

200 Island Falls Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,319 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Stunning Light And Bright Home On 1.24 Acres In Premier Sunnyvale Neighborhood. Over 4,300 Square Feet, This Spacious Open Concept Home Features Coffered Ceilings And Fireplace In Main Living And A Gourmet Kitchen With Breakfast Bar, Ss Appliances...

298 Greenhill Avenue, Sunnyvale, TX - $563,253

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,609 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Nearly A Half Acre Homesite Standard! Beazer Homes Westfield Floor Plan In The Master Planned Community Of Stoney Creek. This Two-story Home Features 6 Beds With Two Down, 5 Baths, Dining Room, Fireplace, Covered Porch And Patio And A Study. The S...

285 Greenhill Avenue, Sunnyvale, TX - $547,435

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,500 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Half Acre Corner Lot! Beazer Homes Westfield Floor Plan In The Master Planned Community Of Stoney Creek. This Two-story Home Features 6 Beds With Two Down, 5 Baths, Dining Room, Fireplace, And Side Patio. The Spacious Kitchen Includes Built-in Sta...

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458 San Gabriel Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $420,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,530 SQFT
  • 37 DAYS
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Beautiful Custom Home In Gated Stone Creek Neighborhood. Towering Stone Exterior Entry Is Highlighted With Double Wood And Glass Front Door. Tile Floor Entry Separates Formal Dining Room From Front Guest Room. Soaring Ceilings In Foyer Accent Beau...

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298 Pebblebrook Lane, Sunnyvale, TX - $579,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,085 SQFT
  • 46 DAYS
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Built By Mi Homes. This Stunning 4 Bedroom And 3.5 Full Bath 2 Story Plan Has Beautiful Hardwoods In The Entry, Dining Room, Kitchen And Family Room. The Gourmet Kitchen Has Quartz Counter Tops And Beautiful Tile Back Splash With A Large Island Th...

Photo of Listing #14223916

245 Benwick Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $439,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,505 SQFT
  • 63 DAYS
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Exceptional Home On 0.4 Acre Will Capture You At The Curb. Designer Selections Begin Outside With Stone And Cedar Creating Character And Contrast. Enter And Be Greeted By The Dining And Office Or Second Living Area.kitchen,living And Breakfast Are...

Photo of Listing #14214360

228 Hearthstone Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $409,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,242 SQFT
  • 86 DAYS
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Built By Mi Homes. This Stunning 3 Bedroom And 2 Full Bath 1 Story Plan Has Beautiful Hardwoods In The Entry, Dining Room, Kitchen And Family Room. The Gourmet Kitchen Has Quartz Counter Tops And Beautiful Tile Backsplash With A Large Island That ...

Photo of Listing #14204966

307 Brookwood Forest Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $409,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,349 SQFT
  • 95 DAYS
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Beautiful 2-story Home With A Three-car Garage, Fresh Paint, And New Carpet! The Spacious Kitchen Boasts New Granite Countertops And Brand-new Stainless-steel Appliances! Separate Formal Dining Area And Butler's Pantry. The Living Area Is Open To ...

308 Virgil Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $604,813

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,964 SQFT
  • 113 DAYS
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Mls# 14193379 - Built By Windsor Homes - Ready Now ~ Beautifully Open 1 Story Floor Plan With Numerous Windows Overlooking An Acre Home Site. Master Bath Has Over Sized Shower & Free Standing Tub. Chefs Kitchen With Double Ovens, Wood Hood, Larg...

345 Sandy Creek Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $468,568

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.2 Baths
  • 3,050 SQFT
  • 116 DAYS
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New Village Builders. The Mckinley Ii Is Our Most Popular 1.5 Story Floor Plan That Comes Equipped With Many Upgrades. Hardwood Floors Throughout The Home. Gourmet Kitchen With Large Island, Double Ovens, Gas Cooktop, Abundant Counter And Cabinet ...

341 Ashbrook Lane, Sunnyvale, TX - $439,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,310 SQFT
  • 116 DAYS
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New Village Builders. The One Story Mckinley Packs A Punch When It Comes To Upgrades. Hardwood Floors Throughout The Home. Gourmet Kitchen With Large Island, Double Ovens, Gas Cooktop, Abundant Counter And Cabinet Space Open To Spacious Great Room...

343 Sandy Creek Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $515,281

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,808 SQFT
  • 116 DAYS
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The Wellington Is Our Newest 2 Story Floor Plan That Comes Equipped With Many Upgrades. It Includes Beautiful Foyer, Formal Dining Room, 2 Story Ceiling In Family Room. Master And 2nd Bedroom On 1st Floor. Gourmet Kitchen With Large Island, Double...

218 Granite Falls Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $589,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,758 SQFT
  • 149 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Crestview Ii Plan Is A One Story With Over 3700 Square Feet Complete With All The Gold Series Upgrades. Gourmet Kitchen, Custom Cabinetry, Wood Flooring, Tile In Wet Areas, Granite Quartz Counters Throughout, Butler's Cabinet, Mud C...

Photo of Listing #14166692

292 Ontario Loop, Sunnyvale, TX - $504,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,586 SQFT
  • 151 DAYS
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Ready For A Backyard Oasis, This .6 Acre Pie-shaped Home Site Backs To Mature Trees And Landscaping. Soaring Celings, Spiral Wrought Iron Stair Case, Over-sized Kitchen Island And Spacious Gameroom Make This Beazer Home Ready To Entertain. Storage...


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Listing information last updated on January 17th, 2020 at 3:30pm CST.