Mountain View demographics profile

StatisticMountain ViewCaliforniaNational
Population78,82738,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,57323291
Median age35.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%46%43%
Speak English55%56%79%
Speak Spanish16%29%13%
Mountain View, CA has a population of 78,827 and is the 441st largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,573 per sq mi which is 2728% higher than the California average and 7154% higher than the national average. The median age in Mountain View is 35 which is approximately 3% lower than the California average of 36. In Mountain View, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 55% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 37% of Mountain View residents were born in California, 22% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 39% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Mountain View is 2728% higher than California.
  • The median age in Mountain View is 3% lower than California.
  • In Mountain View 58.57% of the population is White.
  • In Mountain View 1.84% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mountain View 28.18% of the population is Asian.

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Mountain View population breakdown by race

RaceMountain ViewCaliforniaNational
White58.57%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.84%5.85%12.63%
Asian28.18%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.40%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.51%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.93%4.62%3.06%
Other race5.57%13.28%4.75%
In Mountain View, 20.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mountain View, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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