Mountain View, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 32,437 housing units in Mountain View. This represents a 3% growth from 31,487 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 32,430 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 7 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Mountain View is about 41.4%. Mountain View's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.9%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Mountain View were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type9%
One Bedroom28.20%
Two Bedrooms32.10%
Three Bedrooms22.30%
Four Bedrooms6.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.3
Median year structure was built1968
Median Value of occupied units$546,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$476,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1969
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,712

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage7.30%
Home Equity Loan8.50%
Simple Mortgage60.10%
Debt Free23.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.8%