Mountain View, CA: What you need to know

Between the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco Bay is Mountain View, situated in Silicon Valley and home to many high-tech companies, led by Google and its 11,000 employees. The community has a strong public school system, and Shoreline Park is a popular gathering place thanks to a golf course and amphitheater. Downtown along Castro Street functions as a prime arts district, and healthcare needs of residents are met at El Camino Hospital.

Mountain View, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 77,973
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $103,488
Median Home Price $882,300

Mountain View, CA Rankings

Mountain View , CA Business and Economy

The autonomous car industry is booming, followed by government guidelines, as well as increased jobs and tax revenue.

Mountain View, CA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 52.6%
  Female 47.4%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 10
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Median Population

Median Age 35.4%
Age 18 Over 79.3%
Age 21 Over 77.5%
Age 62 Over 13%
Age 65 Over 10.5%


  Ethnicity White 60.9%
  Ethnicity Black 2%
  Ethnicity Asian 27.4%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 20.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 4%


  Median Household Income $103,488
  Median Home Price $882,300
  Homes Owned 58.7%
  Homes Rent 41.3%
  Median Property Rent $1,778


  English Only 55.5%
  English Other 44.5%

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Commute Types

  Walked 2.5%
  Worked at Home 3.5%
  Public Transportation 6%
  Other Means 7.7%
  Drove Alone 72.3%
  Carpooled 8%