Mountain View started off as a stagecoach stop between San Francisco and San Jose and then became a booming farming community. Since the 1950s, Mountain View has transformed from a farming community to a thriving tech city home to many top tech companies such as Google, Intuit, LinkedIn and Symantec. Mountain View became an incorporated city in 1902.
With a population of over 80,447 as of 2016, Mountain View is one of the most populated cities in Santa Clara County.
Mountain View offer plenty of amenities with a popular downtown area filled with restaurants, stores, and nightlife.
This vibrant city has a very educated community with a little over 65% of their residents receiving a bachelor’s degree or higher. The median household income for Mountain View residents is $109,249.
A majority of Mountain View residents are Caucasian (about 78%) followed by Asian (about 7%). The median age of Mountain View residents is 43 years old.
Mountain View’s home prices and value has gone up over the years with the median house value being a little more than $1.7 million.
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