City of Mountain View, CA
Mountain View is home to the headquarters of a number of high-technology companies: Google, Symantec, LinkedIn, Intuit, Synopsis, etc. It was the home of Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory, the first company to develop silicon semiconductor devices. The concentration of the US semiconductor industry in the area gave it the name Silicon Valley.
The 2010 census gives Mountain View's population as 74,066. It is listed by city-data as the 10th highest city in the United States for having the most people with advanced degrees.
The growth and fame of Google and other high tech companies has attracted many people to Mountain View leading to rapid increases in home prices.
Major employers in the city are: 1) Google, 2) Symantec, 3) LinkedIn, 4) El Camino Hospital, 5) Intuit, 6) Microsoft, 7) Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 8) Synopsys, 9) City of Mountain View, 10) Omnicell
U.S. Census Facts for Mountain View
- Total Population: 74,066
- 33,468 housing units - 41.8% owner occupied
- Median household income: $97,338
- Bachelors degree or higher: 64.9%
- Median age: 35.8
City of Mountain View, CA - Home Values
Extensive graphs of Mountain View home values for both single family homes and condos can be viewed at my Mountain View Home Values web page. Recent Mountain View home sales can be viewed at my Mountain View Just Sold web page. Four key values: price, price per sq ft, size, and lot size, for Mountain View single family houses are shown in the tabbed windows below.