Income/capita 51%
Household income 128%
Unemployment 5%
Income per capita$45,118$27,828$29,829
Median household income$126,250$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$126,680$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$96,210$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$59,219$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$60,747$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.1%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sunnyvale is 51% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sunnyvale is 128% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sunnyvale is 5% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sunnyvale is 73% lower than the national average

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      Sunnyvale employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.0%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector13.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services10.8%7.4%
      Wholesale & retail services18.1%7.5%
      Public administration4.1%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%2.5%
      Education, health & social services12.4%53.3%

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      Murphy, TX20,015$118,843115%
      Talty, TX1,479$112,841104%
      Sunnyvale, TX5,871$126,250128%

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      Finley, WA5,872$63,16714%
      Scenic Oaks, TX5,870$131,969139%
      Tequesta, FL5,873$54,7301%
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      Lewistown, MT5,868$37,69532%
      Sunnyvale, TX5,871$126,250128%
      Source: The Sunnyvale, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).