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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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293 Auburn Hills Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $408,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,345 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Beazer Homes To Be Built Upon Accepted Contract, New Energy-efficient Home Can Be Delivered In 6-7 Months Once Under Contract. Belmeade Floor Plan Is A Single Story 4 Bed,2.5 Bath, Study, Dining Room, Great Room With Fireplace And Kitchen With Lar...

278 Jackson Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $459,093

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,367 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Built By Mi Homes. This Stunning 4 Bedroom And 3 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 ...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,758 SQFT
  • 27 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...

294 Duxbury Court, Sunnyvale, TX - $495,599

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,937 SQFT
  • 28 DAYS
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Welcome Home To This Wonderful 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Home Featuring 2-car Garage, Neutral Tones Ideal For Any D├ęcor, Soaring Ceilings, & Decorative Lighting Throughout. The Master Suite Includes Ensuite Bathroom With Garden Tub, Sep Shower, Dual Sin...

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292 Ontario Loop, Sunnyvale, TX - $514,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,586 SQFT
  • 29 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 Madison Plan Ready To Enter...

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434 Stone Canyon Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $454,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,242 SQFT
  • 38 DAYS
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Location! Location! Location! Impressive Stone Custom In Pristine Condition Located In Gated Community Loaded With Amenities And In The Highly Rated Sunnyvale Isd. Open Floorplan Combines Entry, Formal Living & Dining And Great Room Featuring Soar...

221 Hearthstone, Sunnyvale, TX - $517,950

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,030 SQFT
  • 39 DAYS
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Mls# 14160668 - Built By Castlerock Communities - Ready Now! ~ This Open-concept Floor Plan Features A Spacious Formal Dining Room, Study, Large Family Room & Covered Patio. Design Features Include Gourmet Kitchen With Extra Large Island, Stone Fi...

118 Lakeview Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.2 Baths
  • 2,904 SQFT
  • 39 DAYS
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This Amazing Property Sits Over An Acre With Amazing Views And Green Space. *solar Panels Provide Ample Electricity To Help Power Your New Home*. It's An Easy Commute To Downtown Dallas. You Will Enjoy Entertaining Family And Friends In The Open ...

216 Hearthstone, Sunnyvale, TX - $559,263

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,299 SQFT
  • 40 DAYS
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Mls# 14160554 - Built By Castlerock Communities - Ready Now! ~ The Pinnacle Of Luxury Living, This Well-appointed 5-bedroom Includes Three With Private Baths. One Of The Largest Homes Offered In Any Castlerock Community, The Dramatic Entry Showcas...

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282 Ontario Loop, Sunnyvale, TX - $542,511

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,072 SQFT
  • 44 DAYS
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Mls# 14156792 - Built By Kindred Homes - December Completion! ~ This 5 Bed, 4.5 Bath And 3 Car Garage Sitting On A Little Over A Half Of An Acre! This Open Floor Plan Also Offers Study And Dining Room, Game Room Media Room With Loft Over Lookin...

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216 Robin Ridge, Sunnyvale, TX - $679,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,881 SQFT
  • 48 DAYS
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Acreage, Space, And Beautiful Custom Home... Ready Now! Plenty Of Room To Entertain Inside And Out! Well Maintained Paul Taylor Custom On Tree Lined, Fully Sodded, Fenced, & Sprinklered, 1+acre Lot. 4800+ Sqft Floorplan Boast Large Bedrooms With W...

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232 Mallard Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $635,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,160 SQFT
  • 54 DAYS
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Beautiful Ranch Style Paul Taylor Home On Just Over An Acre. Tree Line Separates The Property From 8 Acres Privately Owned. This Custom 3 Bedroom 3.5 Bath Could Be A 4 Bedroom With The Conversion Of The Art Studio. Lots Of Built Ins And Custom ...

270 Stoneywyck, Sunnyvale, TX - $544,115

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,778 SQFT
  • 58 DAYS
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Mls# 14145999 - Built By Kindred Homes - November Completion! ~ This Amazing Home Offers 5 Bed, 4.5 Bath And 3 Car Garage Sitting On A Little Over A Half Of An Acre! This Open Floor Plan Also Offers Study And Dining Room, Game Room With Loft Over...

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325 Over Dale Court, Sunnyvale, TX - $549,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,914 SQFT
  • 67 DAYS
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Big Back Yard ! Opens To Beautiful Natural Tree- Line Walking Trails & Nearby Hidden Lakes For Fishing And Fun. Located On The Best Cul-de- Sac Lot In The Homestead Neighborhood -this Custom Built Home Has Transitional Clean Lines , Cut Stone ...

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399 Vista Park Drive, Sunnyvale, TX - $440,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,620 SQFT
  • 68 DAYS
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Beautifully Maintained Home With 4 True Bedrooms Plus An Office, Dining Room And A Bonus Room Upstairs. This Home Also Has A Gate At The Back Of The Extended Driveway. There Is A Gas Line Outside For Your Grill And A Great Covered Patio That Is Pe...


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Listing information last updated on September 18th, 2019 at 12:15am CDT.