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Sunnyvale, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Sunnyvale is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dallas County at latitude 32.7998 and longitude -96.5585. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 486 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Sunnyvale, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sunnyvale, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Sunnyvale indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Sunnyvale (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles.

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Sunnyvale, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,539
Population in Households 5,539
Population in Familes 5,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 335
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 1,772
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 1,469
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,805 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,460 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 312 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 1.8%)
Median Home Value $360,270
Average Home Value $391,627


Median Household Income $103,872
Average Household Income $124,245
Per Capita Income $41,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.82% 1.89%
Households 1.85% 1.89%
Families -0.08% 1.93%
Median Household Income   4.03%
Per Capita Income   4.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Sunnyvale, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunnyvale to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 373 79th
Population Density1 # 1347 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 448 75th
Median Household Income # 81 95th
Per Capita Income # 104 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.