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Mountain View
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Mountain View is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 1,970. Mountain View is in Contra Costa County. Living in Mountain View offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Mountain View there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Mountain View and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Mountain View are highly rated.

About

About Mountain View...
Population
1,970

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$421,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,529
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Mountain View Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    113.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    57.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    379.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,399.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    132.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    24%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    5%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    52%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Mountain View

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,222
National
$62,843

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