City Demographics

Mountain View's greatest asset is its people. The resident population of Mountain View is approximately 76,260 and population during the day grows to more than 100,000. More than half the population is between 20 and 54, while nearly 25% is in the 25 to 34 year age bracket. The median age is 34.6 years old.

Census Data as of 2013 

 
Population1 76,260
Race and Ethnicity, 20102
White 56.0%
Asian 26.0%
Hispanic or Latino 21.7%
Black or African-American 2.2%
Native American, Native Alaskan 0.5%
Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander 0.5%
Age3
Persons Under 5 7.1%
Persons Under 18 19.7%
Persons 65 and Over 10.6%
Gender4
Male 50.9
Female 49.1
Housing5
Number of Housing Units 34,136
Persons per Household 2.36
Employment
Jobs per Employed Residents 67,3276 / 39,7847 = 1.692
Workers per Household 41,4188 / 32,1979 = 1.286
Unemployment Rate 5%10
Geography11
Land Area, Square Miles 12.00
Persons per Square Mile 6,174.7
Elevation Above Sea Level 105 ft
Parks The City standard is 3 acres of park space per 1,000 residents.

1Source: US Census Bureau. State and County Quick Facts. January 2014. 
2Source: US Census Bureau. State and County Quick Facts. January 2014.
3Source: US Census Bureau. State and County Quick Facts. January 2014. 
4Source: US Census Bureau. State and County Quick Facts. January 2014.
5Source: US Census Bureau. State and County Quick Facts. January 2014
6Workers Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (Measure: Employment), Jan 2012
7Households Source: CA DoF Table E-5 (Occupied Housing Units), Jan 2012
8Jobs Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-year estimate (Table S0804), 2011
9Employed Residents Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-year estimate (Table DP03), 2011
10Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unemployment Rate. August 2013. 
11Source: US Census Bureau. State and County Quick Facts. January 2014.
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