Vista, California Population 2022

99,291
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Vista is a city located in San Diego County California. With a 2020 population of 99,291, it is the 77th largest city in California and the 353rd largest city in the United States. Vista is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually but its population has decreased by -1.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 100,659 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Vista has a population density of 5,296 people per square mile.

The average household income in Vista is $89,358 with a poverty rate of 11.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Vista is 32.9 years, 32 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Vista Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Vistawas:

  • White: 74.37%
  • Two or more races: 9.99%
  • Other race: 6.66%
  • Asian: 4.33%
  • Black or African American: 3.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.73%
The current population of Vista, California is 99,291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 100,659.

Vista, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Vista Population by Race

Vista Population Pyramid 2022

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Vista Median Age

33.9


Total

33


Male

34.9


Female

Vista Adults

There are 75,385 adults, (10,722 of whom are seniors) in Vista.

Vista Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vista Sex Ratio

Female

49,720

49.39%

Male

50,939

50.61%

Vista Population by Age

Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Vista Household Types

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vista Households and Families

3.7

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

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Vista Households by Type

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Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.09%.

Vista Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,171

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$32,737

Average Female

Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vista Language by Age

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Vista Language

57.92% of Vista residents speak only English, while 42.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.36% of the population.

Vista Language

Vista Poverty by Race

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11.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.16%

Male Poverty Rate

12.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vista is Islander, with 16.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vista is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.12%.

Vista Poverty

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Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vista Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Vista Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Vista Married by Age and Sex

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Vista Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Vista Marital Status by Race

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Vista Marital Status

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5,604

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Vista Veterans by War

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Vista Veterans by Age

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Vista Veterans by Race

Vista Veterans by Education

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7.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vista Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Vista Employment by Age

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Vista Employment by Race

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Vista Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.81%

Born in Vista

74.69%

Native Born

25.31%

Foreign Born

11.59%

Non Citizen

13.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.69% of Vista residents were born in the United States, with 54.81% having been born in California. 11.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vista Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Vista Population by Year