Chula Vista, California Census Data & Community Profile

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Chula Vista GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Chula Vista, CA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Chula Vista, CA was 173,556.

Chula Vista Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Chula Vista was 84,237, which represents 48.5 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Chula Vista, CA
There are an estimated 36,243 married men in the town. 58.4 percent of men over 15 years old in Chula Vista are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Chula Vista is 89,319 which is 51.5 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Chula Vista, California
There are an estimated 36,321 married women in the community. 52.6 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Chula Vista, CA
The median age of people living in Chula Vista, CA was 33 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Chula Vista was 13,565. There were 123,692 people above the age of 18, which represents 71.3 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 11 percent of the population (19,119) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Chula Vista, CA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Chula Vista, CA was 163,407.

White Population in Chula Vista, CA
The estimated White population in the Chula Vista community is 95,553, which is 55.1 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Chula Vista, California
The estimated Black/African American population is 8,022, which is 4.6 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Chula Vista, CA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Chula Vista, CA was 1,352.

Asian Population in Chula Vista, California
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 19,063.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Chula Vista, CA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Chula Vista was an estimated 1,013.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 38,404, while those of “two or more races” was 10,149 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Chula Vista community was 86,073, or 49.6 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Chula Vista, CA
The household population number in Chula Vista was 172,477.

Group Quarters Population in Chula Vista, CA
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,079.

Average Household Size in Chula Vista, CA
The average household size in Chula Vista is 2.99 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.44 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Chula Vista, CA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 59,495 total housing units in Chula Vista.

The number of occupied housing units was 57,705, or 97 of the total units in town. Of these, 33,147 were owner-occupied (57.4), and 24,558 were renter-occupied (42.6, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,790 vacant homes in Chula Vista at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Chula Vista, California
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 27,512, with a median value in dollars of 197,000.

Monthly Owner Costs in Chula Vista, CA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,536 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Chula Vista, average costs per month were $251 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 84,401 people in the community had a high school degree, or 78.5 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Chula Vista, California
23,889 people in Chula Vista also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 22.2 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Chula Vista, CA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Chula Vista was 17,209, or 14.3 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Chula Vista, CA
In 2000, there were 30,257 people in Chula Vista, CA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Chula Vista, CA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 84,399 people in Chula Vista who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 52.6 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Chula Vista, California
There were 79,444 in the labor force in Chula Vista at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 61.8 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Chula Vista was 26.5 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Chula Vista, CA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $44,861. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Chula Vista, CA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $50,136. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Chula Vista, California
Per capita income in Chula Vista in the last full census was 18,556. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Chula Vista numbered 3,799, or 8.6 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Chula Vista, CA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 18,357, or 10.6 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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