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Sunnyvale

Population: 5,200 | Area: 16.7 sq mi
Photo By Melisa Oporto

The town's pitch: "A part of the thriving Dallas/Fort Worth (region), this small, upscale community in eastern Dallas County retains a personality and flavor all its own. Sunnyvale shares borders to the north and west with the larger suburbs of Mesquite and Garland, where shopping, fine dining, and entertainment are only minutes away. At the same time, the town is also bordered by the peaceful waters of Lake Ray Hubbard and the sprawling, rural expanse of Kaufman County. Sunnyvale is situated to truly benefit from the 'best of both worlds.'"

Demographics

  • Median Age: 42.6
  • Population Growth: 7.3 %
  • Population Density: 311.4 ppl/sq mile

Schools

  • School District: Sunnyvale ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 93%
  • Average SAT Score: 1040

Crime:

  • Violent Crime Rate: 3.913 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 27.8 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $277,449