Mountain View

Overview for Mountain View, CA

16,313 people live in Mountain View, where the median age is 31 and the average individual income is $18,094. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

31 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Mountain View, CA

Mountain View has 4,364 households, with an average household size of 4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Mountain View do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,313 people call Mountain View home. The population density is 14,535.401 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

48.4 / 51.6%

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Schools in Mountain View, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Mountain View. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Baker Elementary
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Around Mountain View, CA

There's plenty to do around Mountain View, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Chuckies, Bigbelly Mobile BBQ & Catering, and Klein Epstein & Parker.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.87 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.95 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.53 miles 29 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.29 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.64 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Mountain View’s founders named the city for its “bird’s-eye” view of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Google makes its headquarters here and employs upwards of 23,000 people. Most of its employees are Mountain View residents, about 20 percent of the city’s 75,000 population. LinkedIn got its start here, and other companies that call Mountain View home include Nokia, Microsoft, and 23andMe.
Conveniently between San Francisco and Santa Cruz, commuters using Light Rail and CalTrans can easily reach San Jose Airport, 11 miles south, and San Francisco Airport, 25 miles north.
The downtown area of Mountain View is lively and offers a great selection of restaurants, nightlife, and shopping. Shoreline Amphitheater, nestled between Google’s campus and the bay, hosts events with 22,000 people in the open air. In a connectivity partnership, Google offers free public Wi-Fi along Mountain View’s downtown corridor.
Outdoor lovers can visit Shoreline park, just beyond the amphitheater, for boat rentals, walking trails, and biking paths. Shoreline Golf Links, a municipal course, is challenging yet affordable. Several other parks and green spaces in the city offer places for dogs to run. You’ll also find skate parks, swimming pools, and much more in Mountain View for families to enjoy.

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