Sunnyvale, CA Rental Market Trends
The average rent for an apartment in Sunnyvale is $2,590, a 14% decrease compared to the previous year, when the average rent was $3,004.
Average Rent in Sunnyvale, CA
|Average Rent||Y-o-Y Change||Average Apartment Size|
|$2,590||-14%||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
- > $2,00084%
Sunnyvale, CA Occupied Housing Units
- Renter-occupied Households31%
- Owner-occupied Households68%
17,827 or 31% of the households in Sunnyvale, CA are renter-occupied while 38,111 or 68% are owner-occupied.
Sunnyvale, CA Rent Trends
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Average Rent in Sunnyvale, CA By Neighborhood
|Los Altos Hills||$2,799|
The most affordable neighborhoods in Sunnyvale are Gilroy, where the average rent goes for $2,206/month, East Foothills, where renters pay $2,281/mo on average, and Alum Rock, where the average rent goes for $2,376/mo. If you’re looking for other great deals, check out the listings from Campbell ($2,384), Loyola ($2,426), and San Jose ($2,450), where the asking prices are below the average Sunnyvale rent of $2,590/mo.
The most expensive neighborhoods in Sunnyvale are Los Gatos ($2,892), Palo Alto ($2,940) and Cupertino ($3,001).
The most popular neighborhood in Sunnyvale is San Jose, where there are 72 verified RENTCafé listings with an average rent of $2,450. Next up is Palo Alto, where apartments go for $2,940/month, followed by Mountain View with $2,795 If you’re looking to rent in Sunnyvale’s most popular neighborhoods, make sure to also check out Santa Clara, where renters pay $2,626 on average, and Campbell, where the average monthly rent is $2,384.
Sunnyvale | Rent Comparison by Neighborhood
Rent in Alum Rock is 1% lower than in Campbell
Alum Rock rent is 8% lower than Sunnyvale average
Campbell rent is 8% lower than Sunnyvale average
How Sunnyvale Compares to Other Cities
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