News21 National Site
Home : Cities : Mountain View, CA

Mountain View, CA

  • Population: 71,000
  • Median Household Income: $82,904.00
  • Median Age: 36.9
  • County: Santa Clara
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Monied 'Burb

Similiar cities by:

Population

Median Household Income

Median Age

Number of Registered Voters

Percent Democrat

Percent Republican

Percent Independent

Private Schools:

Veterinarians:

Car Thefts:


City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 52.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 40.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 40.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 36.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 46.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 57.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $82,904.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 6.0% American Community Survey
Population 71,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 36.9 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 11.0% American Community Survey
White 60.0% American Community Survey
African-American 2.0% American Community Survey
Asian 26.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 21.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 25.9% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $156,866,835.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $2,475,676.00 California State Controller's Office
Golf course expenditures 2006-07 $4,330,423.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 237 Internal Revenue Service
Library Expenditures 2006-07 $4,433,316.00 California State Controller's Office
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.25% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $19,361,775.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $32,514,480.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $17,097,574.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $575,458.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 33,204 California Secretary of State
Democrats 49.97% California Secretary of State
Republicans 18.29% California Secretary of State
Green Party 0.99% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.67% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 28.17% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Average Commute (minutes) 21.4 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 5.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 38.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 11.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 238 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 138 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 7.9% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 2 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 6.7% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 23 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Landscape Architects 7 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 3 Safeway
Trader Joe's 1 Trader Joe's
Liquor Licenses 63 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Target 1 Target
Wal-Mart 1 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 1 California State Library
Charter Schools 0 California Department of Education
Private Schools 6 California Department of Education
Public Schools 8 California Department of Education
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Funeral Establishments 2 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Licensed Midwives 1 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 1 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 33,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 5.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 53.0% American Community Survey
Mobile Homes 4.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 14.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 58.0% American Community Survey
Median mortgage cost $2,810.00 American Community Survey
Median rental cost $1,338.00 American Community Survey
Median Home Price (April 2009) $598,500.00 California Association of Realtors
Change in home price April 2008 - April 2009 -8.5% California Association of Realtors
Median Home Price (May 2009) $645,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 1 YMCA Centers
Media     Details Compare
Local Newspapers 1 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

Compare with up to 4 other cities

































































Selected: