Chula Vista, California Population 2019
Chula Vista is a city located in the state of California. It is located in San Diego County, where it is the second largest city by population. Chula Vista is located just over seven miles from San Diego, and it’s only over seven miles from the border of Mexico.
The city’s last recorded population at the time of the 2010 census was 243,916, which makes it the 14th most populous city in the United States. Current estimates show that the population has grown to 271,651.
Population Density and City Size
Chula Vista has a total area of over 52 square miles, and its population density is over 5,383 people per square mile.
Chula Vista Gender and Age Statistics
There are more females than males residing in Chula Vista, with 93.9 men for every 100 women.
The largest age group is 25 to 44, making up 28.9% of the population. Following closely behind is the under-18 group, which makes up 27.9% of the population.
Growth in Chula Vista, California
Chula Vista has seen significant population growth because of its thriving economy and the support that is offered for small businesses. The small business sector accounts for most of the companies in Chula Vista. The city is also a popular tourist destination, attracting many visitors while also boosting the local economy. Chula Vista has seen significant population growth throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. A population of just over 1,700 in 1920 expanded to nearly 16,000 at the time of the 1950 census. The population has continued to post growth in the double-digit percentages every ten years. Current estimates show that the population is up 9.5% from the last census in 2010, indicating that this thriving city with over a quarter-million resident is only going to continue to grow larger.
Chula Vista, California's estimated population is 271,651 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Chula Vista, California is the 15th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 5473.29 people/mi² (2113.24 people/km²).
The overall median age is 34.6 years, 33 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.8 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 85,426 households in the city, with an average size of 3.34 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.8%, with a median rent of $1441/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $433,500.
The median income for households in Chula Vista, California is $70,197, while the mean household income is $87,894.
Chula Vista Demographics
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chula Vista was:
- White: 66.61%
- Asian: 15.14%
- Other race: 7.15%
- Two or more races: 5.27%
- Black or African American: 4.84%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.54%
- Native American: 0.45%