Chula Vista, CA

267,169 Population
49.6 square miles 5,383.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Population Density
5,383.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.6%
was 48.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
33.8%
was 31.1%
Ranked 42nd Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
24.6%
was 25.9%
Ranked 57th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
13.1%
was 11.4%
Ranked 60th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 6.5
Ranked 16th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
10.5%
was 10.6%
Ranked 51st Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$66,956
was $66,868
Ranked 64th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.6
41.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.3
was 0.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
265.8
was 233.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,741.6
was 2,071.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
87,460
was 85,572
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,413
was $1,360
Ranked 77th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
632
was 794
 
Occupied Housing Units
79,639
was 79,461
 
Homeownership Rate
56.4%
was 58.7%
Ranked 60th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
314
was 459
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,762.2
was 1,724.2
Ranked 61st Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.4%
was 15.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
318
was 335
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.3
Ranked 40th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.5
was 9.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.5
was 3.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.5%
was 97.0%
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.1%
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.3%
was 99.8%
Ranked 96th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.1%
was 82.3%
Ranked 91st Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.4%
was 29.8%
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
88.9%
was 91.1%
 
Debt Service Ratio
2.5%
was 1.9%
 
Revenue
 
$243,036,153
$238,068,054
 
Expenditure
 
$231,118,044
$221,789,713
 
Revenue per Capita
$931
was $927
 
Expenditure per Capita
$886
was $864
 

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