Mountain View

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From an early stagecoach stop and agricultural center, Mountain View has grown since its incorporation in 1902 to a thriving city of 73,000+ residents in the heart of Silicon Valley. Internationally known corporations make Mountain View their home, swelling the daytime population to more than 100,000.

Today, Mountain View neighborhoods are as varied as the housing types, with 28 percent single-family, 11 percent townhouses, 57 percent multifamily and 4 percent mobile homes. Nearly 42 percent are owner-occupied.

Encompassing 12 square miles, Mountain View is surrounded by Palo Alto, Los Altos and Sunnyvale. Highways 101, 85 and 237, as well as light rail and Caltrain, offer quick access to the rest of the Bay Area.

Mountain View’s diversified population enjoys superb recreation and arts facilities, including Shoreline Park and the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

FACTS

2008-2009 CITY OPERATING BUDGET: $89 million revenues; $88.4 million expenditures
POPULATION (2007): 73,262
HOUSEHOLDS (2007): 33,362
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING (2005): 12,581
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING (2005): 19,434
MEDIAN HOME-SELLING PRICE: $985,000 (single-family homes, December 2007 through November 2008)
$595,000 (condominiums, December 2007 through November 2008)
ESTIMATED MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME (2005): $82,648

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