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Mountain View, CA

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Rolling hills, cutting-edge technology companies, fine food, and historic houses are all a part of beautiful Mountain View. It is part of the majestic San Francisco Bay area. Google, Symantec, and Intuit all make Mountain View their home. Despite its size, there is a friendly, homey feel to this upbeat, progressive city. Whether your interests lie in the arts or visiting parks, you will find your passion here. Transportation options are plentiful along with restaurants and shops.

Mountain View Apartments

$2276-$4893

Carmel The Village
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$1950-$2800

Regency At Mountain View
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1900-$2085

Archstone Mountain View
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1

$2680-$3975

Avalon Towers on the Peninsula
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-3

$1725-$3425

Eaves Mountain View at Middlefield
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

$2620-$3855

Avalon Mountain View
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Mountain View, CA is
35 to 39
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 11.81%
  • 9.98%
  • 10.6%
  • Female
  • 9.74%
  • 9.34%
  • 9.74%
$1477
is average rent in Mountain View, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 0.55%
  • 0.17%
  • 1.07%
23.63%
of units are available for rent in Mountain View
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 371
  • 267
  • 414
Getting Around in Mountain View, CA

69
Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
51
Transit Score®
"Good Transit"
The average commuter time in Mountain View is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.85%
  • 12.98%
  • 1.39%

Computing History

Mountain View is rich in technology history, so boot up your inner hard drive and experience one of the world's largest collections of computing artifacts at the Computer History Museum. Open Monday through Friday, the museum features exhibits, such as “Visible Storage: A Walk Through the History of Computing.” Space lovers can blast off for a good time at the NASA Exploration Center to learn about NASA missions and technology up close. The Rengstorff House is Mountain View’s oldest house, and is a stunning example of Victorian Italian architecture. Public tours are available three days a week.

Movies and Music

Every summer, Mountain View holds a Summer Outdoor Movie Night Series, so get your popcorn, and head to the show. One woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure, so in the spring join the annual Citywide Garage Sale. More than 200 residences participate, and it is a great eco-friendly way to meet people. The Mountain View Civic Center Plaza is home to the monthly Plaza Palooza festival. This free festival features local musicians and entertainers, and the plaza rocks rain or shine. Go green with Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations in Mountain View with various community activities and educational events.

Diverse Cuisine

With all the activities Mountain View offers residents, it is easy to work up an appetite. There are more than 300 places to eat in the city, with price ranges and cuisines to suit every taste. The Red Rock Coffee Company is considered to be the best cafe in Mountain View to get your morning coffee. For Japanese food, Satsuma Restaurant is a favorite with locals and visitors alike for its flavorful sushi. If you are looking for California-style cuisine, Chez TJ offers upscale fare, such as Kobe Beef strip loin, and some of the most delectable desserts around.