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Mountain View, CA Apartments For Rent


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Average Rent in Mountain View, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Mountain View Studio - $2,329-11%
Mountain View 1 Bed - $2,794-20%
Mountain View 2 Beds - $3,594-9%


Mountain View, CA

Overview of Mountain View

If you're looking for a balanced California lifestyle in the heart of Silicon Valley, Mountain View apartments for rent may be perfect for you. Located 10 miles north of San Jose and 35 miles south of San Francisco, Mountain View is a thriving community in the center of the technology industry that also offers a laid-back and family-friendly atmosphere. With close proximity to the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco, residents living in Mountain View apartments for rent can enjoy this small city's amenities and charms while also having convenient access to all of the attractions that the larger Bay Area has to offer.

Living in Mountain View

In the late 19th century, Mountain View began as a stagecoach stop on the route between San Francisco and San Jose. Officially incorporated as its own city on November 7, 1902, Mountain View's economic growth was originally due primarily to the agricultural industry.

Today, with a population that surpasses 74,000, Mountain View's economic focus is in the technology sector, and the city is home to many of the top technology companies in the world, including Google, LinkedIn, and Intuit.

Outdoor enthusiasts renting apartments here will be pleased to know that Mountain View has plenty of parks. The largest one is Shoreline Park, which includes the Shoreline Amphitheatre as well as the Shoreline Golf Course.

If you're settling into the Mountain View neighborhood and would like to familiarize yourself with the city's history and culture, pay a visit to the Computer History Museum and the Historic Adobe Building, among other attractions.

Residents living in Mountain View apartments for rent will want to take a stroll downtown to Castro Street, filled with a variety of dining options and bars. The city is fairly pedestrian-friendly, providing many public transportation options including the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light rail and bus systems, as well as the CalTtain commuter rail that provides direct access to San Francisco.

Apartments in Mountain View-Study

Students renting Mountain View apartments will have convenient access to the world-renowned Stanford University located in nearby Palo Alto, as well as Santa Clara University, The Art Institute of California-Silicon Valley, and, approximately 42 miles north, the University of San Francisco.

Apartments in Mountain View-Work

People from all over the world are drawn to Mountain View for its opportunities in the technology sector. Some of the prominent companies that have headquarters here include Google, LinkedIn, Coursera, eHealthInsurance and Guardian Analytics, among others.

Mountain View Neighborhood Guides

If you're trying to find the best neighborhood that meets your needs, checkout our Mountain View neighborhood guides. These guides walk you though what its like to live in these neighborhoods

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