Vista, CA

101,665 Population
18.7 square miles 5,442.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 75th Highest in CA
Population Density
5,442.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.9%
was 54.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
28.2%
was 23.1%
Ranked 58th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
25.5%
was 28.5%
Ranked 45th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
8.1%
was 10.3%
Ranked 132nd Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.4
was 4.6
Ranked 16th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
13.5%
was 19.2%
Ranked 78th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$54,203
was $67,421
Ranked 97th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.4
38.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2
was 1.0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
346.1
was 460.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,007.1
was 2,114.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
31,870
was 29,006
Ranked 84th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,445
was $1,486
Ranked 71st Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
114
was 42
 
Occupied Housing Units
30,416
was 28,142
 
Homeownership Rate
48.0%
was 45.4%
Ranked 96th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
45
was 42
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,706.1
was 1,552.8
Ranked 66th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
8.4%
was 5.3%
Ranked 84th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
69
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.5
Ranked 45th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.3
was 1.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.2
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 93.1%
Ranked 61st Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.6%
Ranked 111th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.3%
was 91.1%
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
78.2%
was 78.3%
Ranked 97th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.0%
was 22.8%
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
91.4%
was 94.2%
 
Debt Service Ratio
2.4%
was 2.0%
 
Revenue
 
$124,216,380
$102,025,063
 
Expenditure
$97,765,713
was $93,660,983
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,266
was $1,053
 
Expenditure per Capita
$997
was $966
 

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