Chula Vista, CA

265,754 Population
49.6 square miles 5,258.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Population Density
5,258.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
48.8%
was 50.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
31.1%
was 31.5%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
25.9%
was 28.0%
Ranked 45th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.4%
was 11.0%
Ranked 83rd Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.1
was 6.5
Ranked 26th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
10.6%
was 15.6%
Ranked 49th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$66,868
was $60,882
Ranked 67th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.7
44.6
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
85,572
was 83,820
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,360
was $1,217
Ranked 68th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
632
was 794
 
Occupied Housing Units
79,461
was 76,687
 
Homeownership Rate
58.7%
was 58.6%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
314
was 459
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,724.2
was 1,688.9
Ranked 64th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.7%
was 18.3%
Ranked 18th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
318
was 335
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.3
Ranked 41st 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
97.0%
was 89.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 96.2%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
82.3%
was 79.0%
Ranked 82nd Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
29.8%
was 25.6%
Ranked 64th 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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