Mountain View

Welcome to Mountain View. This is another Bay Area city with great accessibility to everywhere. In fact, from the city of Mountain View, you have great views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. By Bay Area standards, the population of 74,066 is considered to be medium sized. Smaller than Sunnyvale, but much larger than Menlo Park.

Mountain View is known for being a pedestrian friendly city with amazing bike paths, public transportation, and many retail shops and stores to consume your whole day.

Let’s take a quick look at some Mountain View stats:

  • 33,600 household units
  • 58% of households are renters
  • Median income: $120,351
  • Median rent: The average size for a Mountain View apartment is 832 square feet, and the median rent is $3,235

The economy of Mountain View is home to 46,400 full time employees. Being a part of the Silicon Valley means it is dominated by a predominantly technological landscape. Some of the largest industries in Mountain View are:

  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services: 10,520 people
  • Information Technology: 6,119 people
  • Manufacturing: 6,101 people

The highest paying jobs according to the data are:

  • Utilities: $131,042
  • Information Technology: $130,584
  • Manufacturing: $121,002

You may have heard of some of Mountain View’s best employers:

  • Alexza Pharmaceuticals
  • Pure Storage
  • Synopsys
  • Google
  • Intuit
  • LinkedIn
  • Mozilla Foundation
  • Symantec
  • El Camino Hospital

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