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Sunnyvale CA Landscape

Overview of Sunnyvale

Sunnyvale, Calif., is located in the Bay Area and is part of Silicon Valley. Nearby cities include San Jose and San Francisco. The city's great location within the Bay Area as well northern California makes Sunnyvale apartments for rent perfect for those who can enjoy a weekend at the beach and spend the next weekend heading out to ski at Lake Tahoe. Depending on which Sunnyvale neighborhood you decide to live in, your next door neighbor or new best friend may just be a technological genius.

Living in Sunnyvale

The first settlers of what is now called Sunnyvale were members of the Murphy family. They crossed the plains into California in 1844 and were the first to use the routes that are now used by the Union and Pacific Railroads. Martin Murphy, Jr., is given credit for settling Sunnyvale as well as running the railroad through the city. Some of the first residents who arrived after the establishment of Sunnyvale and the rest of the Silicon Valley included immigrants from India, China, Japan and other parts of Asia, making the city and region diverse and full of culture.

There are several unofficial neighborhoods in Sunnyvale to help guide new residents and visitors through the streets and sidewalks of the city without getting too terribly lost. The commercial district of Sunnyvale, known as Heritage District, is great for individuals who enjoy shopping, nightlife, restaurants and entertainment. If you love living life in the fast lane, the upbeat tempo of Heritage District is the place for you. There's also San Miguel, a residential neighborhood, as well as Birdland, another great place to find Sunnyvale apartments for rent.

Sunnyvale apartments and cost of living

The cost of living in Sunnyvale is much higher than both the national average and the rest of California. So if you've got the money to spend on apartments in Sunnyvale, you've picked the right city. But when you're surrounded by what the area has to offer, you won't mind the higher price tag on Sunnyvale apartments for rent. Low income housing is available for low earning individuals and families through the Housing and Community Assistance program. So even if you aren't in a top earning bracket, don't worry about finding something affordable. The assistance organization can help you find something that fits your budget.

Apartments in Sunnyvale work and study

Sunnyvale apartments are perfect for individuals who love the modern age. The largest employers in Sunnyvale include Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Yahoo and Aerospace, to name a few. This city is a hub for the tech industry and is also a prime location for students living in Sunnyvale apartments and working toward a degree in higher education. There are five community colleges in Sunnyvale, including West Valley and Mission Community. Additionally, within less than an hour's commute are Stanford University, Santa Clara University, the University of California, Santa Cruz and San Jose State University.You'll have plenty to choose from when it comes to educational opportunities at well-known schools as well as in deciding on which successful company you want to work for.

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Cupertino, CA 95014

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Mountain View, CA 94041

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