Mountain View is a very small town located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 4,121 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mountain View is the 32nd largest community in Hawaii.
Unlike some towns, Mountain View isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mountain View are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mountain View is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain View who work in office and administrative support (22.28%), teaching (9.87%), and maintenance occupations (8.69%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.23% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mountain View is worth considering.
One downside of living in Mountain View, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.87 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Mountain View is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.31% of adults in Mountain View have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mountain View in 2010 was $21,526, which is lower middle income relative to Hawaii and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,104 for a family of four. However, Mountain View contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Mountain View also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.90% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Mountain View is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mountain View home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Mountain View, accounting for 26.75% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Mountain View residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mountain View include Irish, Portuguese, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mountain View is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Vietnamese.