77
2016 Top 100 Best Places to Live

Mountain View, CA

Courtesy of Chamber of Commerce Mountain View

liv score
592
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 83
Demographics 61
Economy 50
Education 46
Health 68
Housing 49
Infrastructure 68

#77. Mountain View, CA

Named for its great view of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mountain View is part of Silicon Valley and home to numerous high-tech companies, led by Google and its 11,000 employees. The median income for families is more than $120,000, and the city’s primary cultural area is its downtown district along Castro Street. Shoreline Park is a popular gathering spot thanks to an amphitheater and golf course, and El Camino Hospital tends to the medical needs of many residents.

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