Sunnyvale demographics profile

StatisticSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
Population149,59638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,80223291
Median age35.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%46%43%
Speak English44%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%
Sunnyvale, CA has a population of 149,596 and is the 175th largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,802 per sq mi which is 2827% higher than the California average and 7408% higher than the national average. The median age in Sunnyvale is 35 which is approximately 2% lower than the California average of 36. In Sunnyvale, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 44% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 36% of Sunnyvale residents were born in California, 16% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 46% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Sunnyvale is 2827% higher than California.
  • The median age in Sunnyvale is 2% lower than California.
  • In Sunnyvale 45.54% of the population is White.
  • In Sunnyvale 2.01% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sunnyvale 43.29% of the population is Asian.

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Sunnyvale population breakdown by race

RaceSunnyvaleCaliforniaNational
White45.54%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American2.01%5.85%12.63%
Asian43.29%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.42%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.46%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.88%4.62%3.06%
Other race4.40%13.28%4.75%
In Sunnyvale, 17.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sunnyvale, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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