Mountain View, CA 94040 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94040: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mountain View, CA 94040

Not Acceptable, USPS
Blossom Valley, CA 94040
Mt View, CA 94040

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,094
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,560
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,229
  • County: Santa Clara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.38, Longitude -122.082
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mountain View, CA 94040 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 36,393
Population in Households 36,227
Population in Familes 26,933
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density1 9,592
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 14,871
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 8,634
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,017 (38.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,854 (57.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 665 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $978,856


Median Household Income $104,421
Average Household Income $146,353
Per Capita Income $59,999
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.28% 1.42%
Households 1.07% 1.35%
Families 1.07% 1.37%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mountain View, CA 94040 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94040 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 451 74th
Population Density1 # 184 90th
Diversity Index2 # 635 64th
Median Household Income # 151 91st
Per Capita Income # 128 93rd

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