Is East Murphy, Sunnyvale a good place to live?

Is East Murphy, Sunnyvale a nice place to live?   Should I move to East Murphy, Sunnyvale?   What is it like living in East Murphy, Sunnyvale?   Find out information on living conditions, demographics, transit options, schools, daycares, things to do, and homes for sale.

Before you even start your home buying search, you’d want to know which area to move to. Several factors can influence the choice of place such as demographics, nearby schools, amenities, local community, and more. If you’re considering moving to East Murphy, Sunnyvale, there are several ways for you to identify if East Murphy is a good fit for you.


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Who are your East Murphy neighbors?

The demographics of a place can be a fair indicator of how ‘neighborly’ a place is. 61% of the households in East Murphy are renter-occupied making it suitable for people looking for a community where residents generally keep to themselves. The total population of East Murphy is 11,147, the median age is 32 years, and the average household size is 2.8.

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Is East Murphy a walkable neighborhood?

Quality of life is subjective and can depend on a variety of things. While some home buyers might want a walkable city that offers ample things to do closer to where they live, others might prefer the suburbs with their tranquil streets, peace and quiet, and proximity to open spaces and nature. For some, the idea of being car-dependent is unacceptable, while for others, a reasonable drive time to their favorite weekend hangout is a dream come true.

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Taking that into account, it would be great to know what amenities are available in the neighborhood, and whether you can complete most of your daily tasks on foot. East Murphy, Sunnyvale has a walk score of 36, a bike score of 72, and a transit score of 29. Most errands require a car.

Public transit in East Murphy, Sunnyvale is provided by VTA (bus). There are 41 VTA bus stops in East Murphy, Sunnyvale. The nearest airport is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. The freeway nearest to East Murphy, Sunnyvale is US-101.

Also, if you have an electric vehicle and are looking for homes near electric-vehicle charging stations, this neighborhood might be a good fit. There are 4 electric vehicle charging locations in East Murphy, Sunnyvale with 13 level 2 charging points and 3 DC fast charging points.

What are the public transit options in East Murphy?

We cannot find any nearby public transit options for East Murphy

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What are the best schools in East Murphy, Sunnyvale?

The definition of a good school can vary depending on what people are looking for - some might be interested in schools which have great sports programs, while others might be looking at schools that are better at preparing kids for higher education. Since perspective can make a difference, independent bodies like Niche assign ratings to schools and are commonly used by parents to make a decision. However, you are encouraged to verify these ratings through other sources including visiting the campus.

It is not surprising to note that places with highly-rated public schools tend to have relatively higher home prices because of the perpetual demand for those neighborhoods. If you have children or plan on having in the future, checking out the nearby schools and their ratings is a good idea. There are 3 A+/A rated public elementary schools in the district. There are 5 A+/A/A- rated public middle schools in the district. Adrian Wilcox High School (#39 in metro), Fremont High School (#46 in metro) are among 3 A+/A rated public high schools in the district.

Choosing an area with good school rating consistency is important. While the area you’re looking at right now might have great elementary schools for your young children, it’s well worth examining the middle and high schools they’ll grow up to attend. The nearby elementary school, middle school and high school quality ratings from Niche are very similar. If you have children and desire a consistent school experience as they grow up, this neighborhood may be a good place to plant long-term roots.

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What are the activities for kids in East Murphy, Sunnyvale?

For households with kids, accessibility to nearby parks, playgrounds, daycare centers as well as highly-rated preschools is key. There are a few parks and playgrounds in East Murphy, Sunnyvale, including Baylands Park, Braly Park, and Fair Oaks Park. These playgrounds provide great recreational facilities for kids, as well as adults. Families can enjoy a nice picnic under the shade in summer months, or walk along the trail for a weekend activity with the kids.

Proximity to good daycare centres is extremely important, especially if the parents have a full-time job. For young families there are plenty of options for childcare in East Murphy, Sunnyvale, including Sutter Urgent Care - Mountain View Center (Sutter Urgent Care - Mountain View), A+ Academy, Sutter Urgent Care - Mountain View, and Precious moments Preschool- Best Preschool in Sunnyvale (Precious moments Preschool). Proximity to urgent care centers such as Sutter Urgent Care - Mountain View Center (Sutter Urgent Care - Mountain View), Instant Urgent Care, and Mountain View Urgent Care Center, Palo Alto Medical Foundation is also a plus.

What's Nearby?

Whether a neighborhood is a good place to live or not could also depend on the nearby amenities. Having a high walk score means that there are a lot of places nearby like stores, restaurants, coffee shops, schools, and more. While the scores are by no means perfect, they are a good indicator for "stuff to do" around those places. Things like proximity to grocery stores, dining options, and parks can make a huge difference in your daily lives.

There are also plenty of dining options for the residents of East Murphy, Sunnyvale. You can grab your morning cup of coffee from Prime Restaurant, Chick-fil-A, or 1 oz coffee and sit down for a relaxed weekend brunch at Chick-fil-A, 1 oz coffee, or Tres Potrillos Taqueria. Dessert shops like House of Bagels, Stan's Donut Shop, and Feride’s Bakery in East Murphy, Sunnyvale are great options for satifying your sweet tooth. Residents love to order tacos from Casa Lupe, Tia Juana Mexican Grill, or Taqueria El Grullo and burgers from Nom Burger, The Habit Burger Grill, or Five Guys. Tia Juana Mexican Grill, Tres Potrillos Taqueria, or Five Guys are some great spots for a fun dine-in experience.

East Murphy, Sunnyvale has quite a few grocery stores including Nob Hill Foods, Sprouts Farmers Market, and Grocery Outlet.

What are the things to do in East Murphy?

We cannot find nearby things to do for East Murphy

Who is the best internet provider in East Murphy, Sunnyvale?

A good internet and broadband connection is a must-have, whether you work from home or not. Broadband internet connection options in East Murphy, Sunnyvale include satellite, ADSL, fiber, VDSL, wireline, terrestrial fixed wireless, Symetrical xDSL, and DOCSIS from 21 different providers. Aside from optic fiber which provides Gbps speeds, you can get up to 1000 mbps download speeds via terrestrial fixed wireless powered by Etheric Networks, Inc..

What are the noise levels and air quality in East Murphy, Sunnyvale?

Most often than not, the higher the walk score, the higher the noise. So if you’re an extremely noise-sensitive person and it’s absolutely intolerable, you may need to opt for a neighborhood with a lower walk score.

Last month, the air quality in East Murphy, Sunnyvale was good (Air Quality Index, i.e., AQI was 28 for pollutant PM2.5). In 2020, the air quality was bad for 13 days when AQI for pollutant PM2.5 exceeded 100.

Should I buy a house in East Murphy, Sunnyvale?

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There is one important indicator of knowing how good the neighborhood is - the number of homes sold in the past. A high percentage of homes sold in the past say, 5 years could indicate that it’s an up and coming neighborhood with people looking to settle here. At the same time, a neighborhood with low home sales, in spite of getting listed on the market could indicate that current residents are looking to move out. It would be nice to speak to residents of this neighborhood to understand what they loved, or didn’t like about living here.

38 homes were listed for sale this month in East Murphy, Sunnyvale. This is 660% higher compared to the same time last year, and 15% higher compared to last month. The total number of homes for sale in East Murphy, Sunnyvale is 78% higher than it was at the same time 3 years ago. 21 homes were sold in East Murphy, Sunnyvale this month. 5% less than previous month. 86% more than same month last year.

You can also look at several other factors before deciding to make the move. For example, do all the houses in the neighborhood look almost identical? That could mean that the homeowners association might not be the most adjusting. Is there space for parking? Where would your friends and family park when they come to visit you? Your garage could already be full with your own vehicles. How well is the neighborhood maintained? It could help you identify whether you’d want to live next to such neighbors.

Homes for sale in East Murphy

There are currently no homes for sale in East Murphy.