Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA

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Population

207,571

1.22% growth

Median Household Income

$136,562

9.06% growth

Number of Employees

97,966

2.99% growth

Median Property Value

$1.73M

8.73% growth

About

In 2017, Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA had a population of 208k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $136,562. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA grew from 205,063 to 207,571, a 1.22% increase and its median household income grew from $125,216 to $136,562, a 9.06% increase.

The population of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is 52.9% White Alone, 28.7% Asian Alone, and 12% Hispanic or Latino. 40.8% of the people in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA speak a non-English language, and 81.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are Stanford University (5,198 degrees awarded in 2016), Foothill College (1,625 degrees), and Palo Alto University (393 degrees).

The median property value in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is $1.73M, and the homeownership rate is 54.4%. Most people in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA employs 98k people. The largest industries in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are Computer Systems Design (12,382 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (9,308 people), and Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals (4,750 people), and the highest paying industries are Commercial & service industry machinery manufacturing ($245,975), Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing ($244,251), and Offices of physicians ($226,455).

Median household income in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is $136,562. Males in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $117,606. The income inequality in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.485, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$136,562

2017 value

± $3,323

9.06%

1 Year Growth

± 3.01%

Households in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $136,562, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $125,216 in 2016, which represents a 9.06% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$162,502

Average Male Salary

± $15,386

$117,606

Average Female Salary

± $14,999

In 2017, full-time male employees in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $135,493 ± $17,027

  2. White

    $127,005 ± $13,452

  3. Two or More Races

    $103,707 ± $49,401

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.485

2017 Wage GINI

0.494

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was 0.485 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.78% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $163,392, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, with respective values of $157,988 and $152,433.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

98k

2017 Value

2.99%

1 Year growth

± 2.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.99%, from 95.1k employees to 98k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, are Software developers, applications & systems software (11,555 people), Miscellaneous managers (5,434 people), and Postsecondary teachers (4,322 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Software developers, applications & systems software (11,555 people), Miscellaneous managers (5,434 people), and Postsecondary teachers (4,322 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Biomedical & agricultural engineers (14.6 times higher than expected), Computer hardware engineers (14.5 times), and Software developers, applications & systems software (14.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Dentists ($345,430), Advertising sales agents ($276,356), and Architectural & engineering managers ($264,799).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

98k

2017 Value

2.99%

1 Year growth

± 2.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 2.99%, from 95.1k employees to 98k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, are Computer Systems Design (12,382 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (9,308 people), and Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals (4,750 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design (12,382 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (9,308 people), and Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals (4,750 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals (66.5 times higher than expected), Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals (28.2 times), and Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing (19.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Commercial & service industry machinery manufacturing ($245,975), Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing ($244,251), and Offices of physicians ($226,455).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight ($157B) and Gasoline ($127B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.4% of the population of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 65.4% on employee plans, 5.37% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 0.726% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.55%

Uninsured

65.4%

Employer Coverage

5.37%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

0.726%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 4.55%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is home to a population of 208k people, from which 81.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is composed of 108k White Alone residents (52.9%), 58.8k Asian Alone residents (28.7%), 24.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (12%), 8.81k Two or More Races residents (4.3%), 3.07k Black or African American Alone residents (1.5%), 589 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.287%), 577 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.281%), and 266 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.13%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (21,559 speakers), Spanish (17,660 speakers), and Russian (4,692 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

33.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

69.6k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was 33.9%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    12,476 ± 2,659 people

  2. India

    8,547 ± 2,223 people

  3. Mexico

    5,768 ± 1,839 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was China, the natal country of 12,476 Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA residents, followed by India with 8,547 and Mexico with 5,768.

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Citizenship

81.9%

2017 Citizenship

82.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 81.9% of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was 82.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    108k ± 1.88k

  2. Asian Alone

    58.8k ± 1.86k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    24.6k ± 1.83k

In 2016, there were 1.84 times more White Alone residents (108k people) in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58.8k Asian Alone and 24.6k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    21,559 speakers (10.9%)

  2. Spanish

    17,660 speakers (8.96%)

  3. Russian

    4,692 speakers (2.38%)

40.8% of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 10.9% of the overall population of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 8.96% speak Spanish and 2.38% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA awarded 7,279 degrees. The student population of Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is skewed towards men, with 18,235 male students and 15,741 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are White (2,664 and 47.6%), followed by Asian (1,241 and 22.2%), Hispanic or Latino (862 and 15.4%), and Two or More Races (431 and 7.7%).

The largest universities in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Stanford University (5,198 and 71.4%), Foothill College (1,625 and 22.3%), and Palo Alto University (393 and 5.4%).

The most popular majors in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are General Business Administration & Management (516 and 7.09%), Computer Science (514 and 7.06%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (425 and 5.84%).

The median tuition costs in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA are $32,222 for private four year colleges, and $1,395 and $8,415 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 197 degrees awarded

  2. 196 degrees awarded

  3. 413 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was Electrical & Electronics Engineering with 197 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 5,198 degrees awarded

  2. 1,625 degrees awarded

  3. 393 degrees awarded

$1,395

Median In-State Public

$32,222

Median Private

In 2016, the Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Stanford University with 5,198 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,750

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,529

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,750 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA, which is 1.06 times more than the 3,529 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,664 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,241 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    862 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA were to White students. These 2,664 degrees mean that there were 2.15 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,241 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was $1.73M in 2017, which is 7.94 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.59M to $1.73M, a 8.73% increase. The homeownership rate in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is 54.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$136,562

Median Household Income

± $3,323

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA grew to $136,562 from the previous year's value of $125,216.

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Housing

Property Value

$1.73M

2017 Median

± $31,398

$1.59M

2016 Median

± $22,935

In 2017, the median property value in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA grew to to $1.73M from the previous year's value of $1.59M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.4%

2017 Homeownership

54.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.4% of the housing units in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.1%

  2. Bicycle

    8.44%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.03%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA was Drove Alone (67.1%), followed by those who Bicycle (8.44%) and those who Worked At Home (7.03%).

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