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When were prices and availability in Mountain View, CA last updated?
Prices and availability in Mountain View, CA were last updated on 22 May 2022.
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What is the average rent in Mountain View, CA?
The average rent in Mountain View, CA is $3,127. Start your search for apartments in Mountain View, CA now.
What is the price range for a studio apartment in Mountain View, CA?
The price range for a studio apartment in Mountain View, CA is between $1,695 and $4,579. View all studio apartments in Mountain View, CA.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mountain View, CA?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mountain View, CA is between $1,695 and $6,502. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Mountain View, CA now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mountain View, CA?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Mountain View, CA is between $1,975 and $6,502. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Mountain View, CA.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mountain View, CA?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Mountain View, CA is between $2,730 and $8,328. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Mountain View, CA.
Living in Mountain View, CA
Mountain View is located in the Silicon Valley region of northern California. As its name implies, Mountain View has beautiful views of the surrounding Santa Cruz Mountains. This small town is best known for being home to Google’s headquarters, but many other major technology companies also have offices here. Mountain View comprises a mix of urban and suburban areas. Downtown Mountain View, for example, is very walkable and is peppered with high-end dining options and local boutiques. One of the biggest cultural centers in the Silicon Valley is located in Mountain View, along with an impressive public library and a performing arts center. The city also hosts outdoor events like farmer’s markets and free concerts throughout the year. The weather in Mountain View is very mild year-round, with temperatures usually ranging between 50°F and 70°F.
Mountain View, CA Demographics
- Total Population83,626
Female 43,720Male 39,906
- Median Age34
Mountain View, CA has a population of 83,626 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 39,906 of Mountain View’s residents are women and 43,720 are men. The median age of those who live in Mountain View, CA is 34.
Average Rent in Mountain View, CA
- Mountain View, CA Average Rental Price, February 2022 $3,127 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in Mountain View, CA is $3,127.
Mountain View, CA Apartment Rent Ranges
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Mountain View, CA is $3,127.
Shopping in Mountain View, CA
There are several shopping centers in Mountain View, the biggest of which is the San Antonio Center. There are multiple grocery stores in this area, as well as big box stores like Kohl’s, Walmart and Target. Outposts of other national chains including Petco, Office Depot and World Market are clustered on nearby El Camino Real. Multiple grocery stores are spread out around Mountain View, including authentic Asian markets in the Cuesta Park area. For renters who want to shop local, several boutiques on Castro Street as well as a weekly famer’s market are the best options. Mountain View doesn’t have a luxury mall, but renters who want to enjoy some fine shopping can visit the Stanford Shopping Center in nearby Palo Alto.
Transportation in Mountain View, CA
Mountain View is one of the best places to live in the Silicon Valley for those who don’t have a car or don’t want to splurge on pricey rides. Some Mountain View renters also opt to get around via bike, encouraged by the warm weather. There are two CalTrain commuter rail stops in Mountain View — one downtown and one near the San Antonio Center — and the San Jose light rail also has a stop in the downtown area. Mountain View is also served by a network of buses run by the Valley Transportation Authority. Additionally, there are many free shuttle buses in Mountain View. Some of these shuttles are available to everyone, while others are only available to employees of local technology companies. In addition, ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft are available in Mountain View. For air travel, the closest airport is Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, conveniently located some 12 miles from Mountain View.
Mountain View, CA Households
- Total Number of Households34,526
Family 19,577Non-family 14,949
Children 9,546No Children 24,980
- Average People Per Household2.5
- Median Household Income$105,971
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,122
According to U.S. Census data, there are 34,526 households in Mountain View, CA. 19,577 are family households and 14,949 are non-family households. There are 9,546 households with children in Mountain View and 24,980 households without children. On average, about 2.5 people live in a household in Mountain View, CA. The median income of a Mountain View household living in Mountain View is $105,971 per year. The median housing costs per month are $2,122.
Mountain View, CA Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Mountain View, CA is as follows: 4% have no high school education, 13% completed some high school, 13% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 29% have a Bachelor Degree, and 36% have a Graduate Degree.
Renting in Mountain View, CA
Mountain View has a mix of classic and modern architectural styles, with some mid-century modern homes in the Monta Loma neighborhood. The town has many mid-rise and high-rise apartment buildings that are great rental options for young professionals, as well as luxury communities that cater to local tech employees and feature high-end amenities like pools, garages, gyms and coworking spaces. Alternatively, neighborhoods such as Cuesta Park and Rex Manor are made up mostly of single-family homes, many of which are rental properties. Due to their proximity to Mountain View’s excellent schools, these neighborhoods tend to be more popular with families raising children.
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