Sunnyvale, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sunnyvale, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Sunnyvale had a population of 5,765 as of July 1, 2016. Sunnyvale ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunnyvale is located at latitude 32.7998 and longitude -96.5585 in Dallas County. 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. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Town of Sunnyvale (GNIS ID: 2413352) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sunnyvale is located within Northeast Dallas Division of Dallas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sunnyvale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Sunnyvale, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,765
Population in Households 5,765
Population in Familes 5,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 349
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 1,838
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 1,536
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,526 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $338,474
Average Home Value $363,907


Median Household Income $88,240
Average Household Income $118,016
Per Capita Income $39,450
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.42% 5.04%
Households 2.36% 5.06%
Families 1.2% 5.13%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 366 79th
Population Density1 # 1327 24th
Diversity Index2 # 442 75th
Median Household Income # 108 94th
Per Capita Income # 133 92nd

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