Mountain View, California Population 2020

84,067
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Mountain View is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 84,067, it is the 100th largest city in California and the 416th largest city in the United States. Mountain View is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 13.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 74,066 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Mountain View has a population density of 7,011 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mountain View is $173,741 with a poverty rate of 7.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,314 per month, and the median house value is $1.21 Mn. The median age in Mountain View is 34.9 years, 33.6 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.7 males.

Mountain View Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mountain View was:

  • White: 54.91%
  • Asian: 31.43%
  • Other race: 6.39%
  • Two or more races: 4.78%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.30%
The current population of Mountain View, California is 84,067, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 83,377.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 74,066.

Mountain View, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,47554.91%
Asian25,45931.43%
Some Other Race5,1796.39%
Two or More Races3,8724.78%
Black or African American1,4681.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2930.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2470.30%
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Mountain View Population Pyramid 2020

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Mountain View Median Age

34.9


Total

33.6


Male

36.8


Female

Mountain View Adults

There are 65,075 adults, (8,770 of whom are seniors) in Mountain View.

Mountain View Age Dependency

43.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain View Sex Ratio

Female

37,901

46.80%

Male

43,092

53.20%

Mountain View Households and Families

Mountain View Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mountain View Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.1%45.9%
All41.6%58.4%
Male34.2%65.8%
Female32.8%67.2%
Non Family31%69%

41.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,7072.3941.6
Married15,0393.0854.1
Non Family14,7091.4431
Female2,4313.3232.8
Male1,5283.4134.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mountain View Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2353.79%
9th to 12th Grade1,6382.78%
High School Graduate5,5679.43%
Some College6,21010.52%
Associates Degree2,9595.01%
Bachelors Degree17,12229.01%
Graduate Degree23,28939.46%
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Mountain View Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,07327,59920,889
Asian19,47218,74615,595
Hispanic8,9416,3632,339
Other Race3,0802,095428
Multiple Races1,6881,6051,194
Black1,012957442
Islander201185
Native American16410743

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.09%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$86,607$109,199$63,485
Less Than High School$25,979$26,184$25,184
High School Grad$33,964$40,102$23,587
Some College$49,959$57,297$42,399
Bachelors Degree$95,278$121,415$71,573
Graduate Degree$122,911$141,370$91,625

$86,607

Average Earnings

$109,199

Average Male

$63,485

Average Female

Mountain View Language

Mountain View Language by Age

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Mountain View Language

52.63% of Mountain View residents speak only English, while 47.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.46% of the population.

Mountain View Poverty

Mountain View Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,2741,91813.44%
White35,9761,7464.85%
Asian25,4231,6856.63%
Other5,01687917.52%
Black1,46221114.43%
Multiple3,8671413.65%
Native2478233.20%
Islander276259.06%

7.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.66%

Male Poverty Rate

8.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain View

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain View is Native, with 33.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain View is Multiple, with 3.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.36%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.30%
High School11.78%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed19.86%
Female Unemployed15.97%
Female Employed4.50%
Male Employed2.00%

Mountain View Income

Mountain View Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$128,252$173,741
Families$157,560$211,495
Married Families$181,070$241,723
Non Families$97,087$120,708
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Mountain View Marital Status

Mountain View Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain View Married by Age and Sex

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Mountain View Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mountain View Marital Status by Race

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Mountain View Veterans

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1,765

Number of Veterans

1,683

Male Veterans

82

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam594
Second Gulf War333
First Gulf War301
Korea208
World War II166
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Age Group Veterans
75+522
65 to 74479
35 to 54346
55 to 64212
18 to 34206
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2833.53%
Asian2591.21%
Hispanic2232.18%
Black1169.30%
2 or More854.13%
Other170.47%
Hawaiian52.07%

Mountain View Veterans by Education

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4.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain View Employment Status

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73.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.20%

Born in California

58.82%

Native Born

41.18%

Foreign Born

25.87%

Non Citizen

15.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

58.82% of Mountain View residents were born in the United States, with 35.20% having been born in California. 25.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202084,0673450.41%
201983,7223450.41%
201883,3772,1802.68%
201781,1973450.43%
201680,8524740.59%
201580,3781,1931.51%
201479,1851,2071.55%
201377,9781,4641.91%
201276,5141,4121.88%
201175,1028751.18%
201074,2273,5190.49%
200070,7083,2480.47%
199067,4608,8051.41%
198058,6554,5230.81%
197054,13223,2435.77%
196030,88924,32616.75%
19506,5632,6175.22%
19403,9466381.78%
19303,3081,4205.77%
19201,8887274.98%
19101,1612612.58%
19009006506.61%
18802500.00%