Most Expensive Mountain View Neighborhoods
Mountain View is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 79,378 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Mountain View is the 107th largest community in California.
Mountain View home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Mountain View real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Mountain View is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mountain View is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain View who work in computer science and math (17.83%), management occupations (12.99%) and sales jobs (7.81%).
Also of interest is that Mountain View has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Mountain View, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the nice things about Mountain View is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Mountain View is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Mountain View, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
If knowledge is power, Mountain View is a pretty powerful place. 64.10% of the adults in Mountain View have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Mountain View in 2010 was $56,156, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,624 for a family of four. However, Mountain View contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mountain View is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mountain View home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mountain View residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Mountain View also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mountain View include German, English, Irish, Italian, Russian and European.
In addition, Mountain View has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (37.23%).
The languages spoken by people in Mountain View are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Mountain View is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Other Asian languages.
|MOUNTAIN VIEW INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||32,432|
|MOUNTAIN VIEW HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||41.11%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||58.90%|
|TYPE OF MOUNTAIN VIEW HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||29.46%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||12.34%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.12%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||46.84%|
|SIZE OF MOUNTAIN VIEW HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.19%|
|AGE OF MOUNTAIN VIEW HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.60%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||43.68%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||45.57%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.15%|
|MOUNTAIN VIEW REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$1,221,101|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,264|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||3.31%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||2.98%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||3.17%|
|$310,001 - $464,000||1.68%|
|$464,001 - $619,000||3.97%|
|$619,001 - $774,000||6.35%|
|$774,001 - $1,161,000||23.26%|
|$1,161,001 - $1,548,000||23.17%|
|PEOPLE OF MOUNTAIN VIEW||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.73%|
|5 TO 17||13.89%|
|18 TO 24||6.85%|
|25 TO 34||20.43%|
|35 TO 54||31.33%|
|55 TO 64||9.98%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.78%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.65%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$100,028|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$56,156|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.29%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (20.11%)
Information Technology (10.39%)
Real estate (2.13%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.03%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.18%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.31%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.62%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.72%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||20.88%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.65%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (54.92%)
Other Asian languages (2.35%)
Indic languages (1.43%)
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