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Mountain View is a city in Santa Clara County, in the San Jose-Sunnyvale metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in California named Mountain View. For links to other places called Mountain View, CA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mountain View is 37.386N. The longitude is -122.082W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 69,366.
Mountain View grew dramatically after World War II with the growth of the electronic and aerospace industries.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mountain View demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Santa Clara County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, San Jose area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94041 ZIP code.
11% of Mountain View residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mountain View ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mountain View was $39,693, compared with $21,587 nationally.
55% of Mountain View residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Mountain View, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,165. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,302.
Libraries in Mountain View include Mountain View Public Library ... View libraries
Santa Clara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mountain View political report.
Mountain View restaurants taking online reservations include Cascal, Chez TJ, Shiva's, The Cantankerous Fish ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Mountain View workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 12 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mountain View between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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