Sunnyvale, CA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Sunnyvale is $3,004, a 3% increase compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $2,910.
Average Rent in Sunnyvale, CA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$3,004||3%||825 sq. ft.|
The average size for a Sunnyvale, CA apartment is 825 square feet, but this number varies greatly depending on unit type, with cheap and luxury alternatives for houses and apartments alike. Studio apartments are the smallest and most affordable, 1-bedroom apartments are closer to the average, while 2-bedroom apartments and 3-bedroom apartments offer a more generous square footage.
Sunnyvale, CA Apartment Rent Ranges
- > $2,00097%
Sunnyvale, CA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households31%
- Owner-occupied Households68%
17,568 or 31% of the households in Sunnyvale, CA are renter-occupied while 38,106 or 68% are owner-occupied.
Sunnyvale, CA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Sunnyvale, CA By Neighborhood
|Los Altos Hills||$3,051|
|Los Gatos Town||$3,074|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Sunnyvale are Gilroy, where the average rent goes for $2,199/month, East Foothills, where renters pay $2,258/mo on average, and Alum Rock, where the average rent goes for $2,287/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Morgan Hill ($2,468), Campbell ($2,586), and San Jose ($2,685), where the asking prices are below the average Sunnyvale rent of $3,004/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Sunnyvale are Palo Alto ($3,285), Mountain View ($3,316) and Cupertino ($3,471).
The most popular neighborhood in Sunnyvale is San Jose, where there are 57 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $2,685. Next up is Mountain View, where apartments go for $3,316/month, followed by Palo Alto with $3,285 If you’re looking to rent in Sunnyvale’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Santa Clara, where renters pay $2,926 on average, and Campbell, where the average monthly rent is $2,586.
Sunnyvale | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alum Rock is 12% lower than in Campbell
Alum Rock rent is 24% lower than Sunnyvale average
Campbell rent is 14% lower than Sunnyvale average
How Sunnyvale Compares to Other Cities
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Cheapest Listings on RENTCafé
- Park West Apartments
- 720 North Apartments
- 415-425 S Bernardo Avenue
- 953 Helen
- 415 Acalanes
- South Mary Place
- 1584 Hollenbeck
- CHERRY BLOSSOM APARTMENTS
- Miramar Plaza
- 520 Columbia
- Sunnyvale Town Center
- Casa Alberta
- Magnolia Place
- Carmel Plaza Apartments
- Heritage Park
- Sunnyvale Court
- 1123 Ayala
- Mission Pointe by Windsor