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Chula Vista, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $497,800 (it was $187,100 in 2000)
Chula Vista:

$497,800
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $403,600 - $642,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $548,473
Here:

$548,473
State:

$697,940

Townhouses or other attached units: $393,396
Here:

$393,396
State:

$618,365

In 2-unit structures: $279,388
Here:

$279,388
State:

$938,396

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $274,501
Here:

$274,501
State:

$619,611

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $315,671
Here:

$315,671
State:

$573,773

Mobile homes: $53,761
Here:

$53,761
State:

$121,346

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $42,662
Here:

$42,662
State:

$209,961

Chula Vista,CA index of house prices

Total population: 260,988 (Urban population: 172,267, Rural population: 1,593 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 87,930 (80,417 occupied: 45,564 owner occupied, 34,853 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

45%

Housing density: 1,799 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $633,492.

Median contract rent in 2017: $1,328 (lower quartile is $1,092, upper quartile is $1,656)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,294


Median gross rent in Chula Vista, CA in 2017: $1,414

Housing units in Chula Vista with a mortgage: 34,095 (749 second mortgage, 2,902 home equity loan, 275 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,469

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $112,125

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $66,423

Median monthly housing costs: $1,774


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Chula Vista, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1989

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 270,450
  • In family households: 246,620 (36,001 male householders, 28,558 female householders)
    45,633 spouses, 94,718 children (87,872 natural, 1,555 adopted, 5,291 stepchildren), 7,442 grandchildren, 4,733 brothers or sisters, 13,057 parents, 8,051 other relatives, 8,427 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21,877 (7,470 male householders (5,509 living alone)), 8,388 female householders (6,831 living alone)), 6,019 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,953

Size of family households: 19,497 2-persons, 15,431 3-persons, 15,134 4-persons, 8,937 5-persons, 2,855 6-persons, 2,705 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,340 1-person, 2,957 2-persons, 306 3-persons, 126 4-persons, 83 5-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons.

42,075 married couples with children.
18,206 single-parent households (5,263 men, 12,943 women).

40.1% of residents of Chula Vista speak English at home.
49.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
9.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 82,892 (30.6%)
(54.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chula Vista, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chula Vista, California
  • 272no bedroom
  • 5661 bedroom
  • 6,8752 bedrooms
  • 17,6563 bedrooms
  • 16,5044 bedrooms
  • 3,6915+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chula Vista, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chula Vista, California
  • 945no bedroom
  • 7,4871 bedroom
  • 13,6552 bedrooms
  • 9,3733 bedrooms
  • 2,3184 bedrooms
  • 1,0755+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chula Vista in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chula Vista in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 939no vehicle
  • 6,5901 vehicle
  • 20,1132 vehicles
  • 10,7893 vehicles
  • 4,8954 vehicles
  • 2,2385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chula Vista in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chula Vista in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,596no vehicle
  • 12,4901 vehicle
  • 14,1282 vehicles
  • 3,7623 vehicles
  • 1,3024 vehicles
  • 5755+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chula Vista, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chula Vista, California
  • 2261 room
  • 1852 rooms
  • 2,6893 rooms
  • 4,9674 rooms
  • 9,6125 rooms
  • 9,8806 rooms
  • 6,2857 rooms
  • 6,7378 rooms
  • 4,9839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chula Vista, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chula Vista, California
  • 9011 room
  • 4,8882 rooms
  • 8,0003 rooms
  • 8,8584 rooms
  • 4,5795 rooms
  • 5,1446 rooms
  • 7957 rooms
  • 1,0108 rooms
  • 6789+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Chula Vista, CA
  • Chula Vista, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Chula Vista, CA in 2017
  • 3,819Less than $10,000
  • 5,315$10,000 to $19,999
  • 5,625$20,000 to $29,999
  • 6,621$30,000 to $39,999
  • 6,209$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5,003$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6,389$60,000 to $74,999
  • 11,794$75,000 to $99,999
  • 10,098$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6,880$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7,116$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5,548$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Chula Vista, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Chula Vista, CA in 2017
  • 284Less than $10,000
  • 414$10,000 to $14,999
  • 48$15,000 to $19,999
  • 643$20,000 to $24,999
  • 70$25,000 to $29,999
  • 328$30,000 to $34,999
  • 80$35,000 to $39,999
  • 485$40,000 to $49,999
  • 91$50,000 to $59,999
  • 590$60,000 to $69,999
  • 126$70,000 to $79,999
  • 219$80,000 to $89,999
  • 52$90,000 to $99,999
  • 154$100,000 to $124,999
  • 102$150,000 to $174,999
  • 211$175,000 to $199,999
  • 914$200,000 to $249,999
  • 967$250,000 to $299,999
  • 5,181$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12,093$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19,550$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,389$750,000 to $999,999
  • 389$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 74$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 110$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Chula Vista, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chula Vista, CA in 2017
  • 116Less than $100
  • 211$150 to $199
  • 245$200 to $249
  • 260$250 to $299
  • 110$300 to $349
  • 112$350 to $399
  • 54$400 to $449
  • 146$450 to $499
  • 112$500 to $549
  • 294$600 to $649
  • 290$650 to $699
  • 449$700 to $749
  • 195$750 to $799
  • 1,118$800 to $899
  • 1,559$900 to $999
  • 5,507$1,000 to $1,249
  • 5,981$1,250 to $1,499
  • 9,759$1,500 to $1,999
  • 4,821$2,000 to $2,499
  • 1,236$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,525$3,000 to $3,499
  • 213$3,500 or more
  • 540No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.9%
Number of people working at home: 6,089 (5.1% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,225
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7,879
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9,839
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 14,035
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 14,498
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8,209
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 23,216
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,784
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6,581
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 14,483
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 8,688
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,787
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chula Vista

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 52,157 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 6,183 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,757 (3%)
  • Taxi: 1,410 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 498 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,426 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 6,089 (9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.5%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 26.4%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 7.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 12.4%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chula Vista, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Chula Vista, California
  • 9,8912010 or later
  • 17,5712000 to 2009
  • 17,3641990 to 1999
  • 14,4731980 to 1989
  • 10,8421970 to 1979
  • 10,983Before 1970
Ancestries in Chula Vista, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 3,621 (1.9%)
  • German: 2,235 (1.2%)
  • Irish: 1,822 (0.9%)
  • Italian: 1,577 (0.8%)
  • European: 1,289 (0.7%)
  • English: 1,259 (0.7%)
  • Polish: 598 (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 493 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 424 (0.2%)
  • French: 406 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 329 (0.2%)
  • Belizean: 328 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 313 (0.2%)
  • British: 268 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 229 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 217 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 200 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 200 (0.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 191 (0.10%)
  • Northern European: 189 (0.10%)
  • Jamaican: 184 (0.10%)
  • African: 178 (0.09%)
  • Danish: 151 (0.08%)
  • Lebanese: 147 (0.08%)
  • Jordanian: 136 (0.07%)
  • Arab: 126 (0.07%)
  • Guyanese: 114 (0.06%)
  • Swedish: 106 (0.06%)
  • Canadian: 105 (0.05%)
  • Iraqi: 93 (0.05%)
  • Austrian: 92 (0.05%)
  • Eastern European: 90 (0.05%)
  • Czech: 83 (0.04%)
  • Turkish: 74 (0.04%)
  • Scandinavian: 68 (0.04%)
  • Albanian: 61 (0.03%)
  • Russian: 55 (0.03%)
  • Palestinian: 51 (0.03%)
  • Cape Verdean: 51 (0.03%)
  • Romanian: 43 (0.02%)
  • Finnish: 41 (0.02%)
  • Hungarian: 38 (0.02%)
  • Haitian: 37 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 36 (0.02%)
  • Lithuanian: 35 (0.02%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 33 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 33 (0.02%)
  • Brazilian: 30 (0.02%)
  • Swiss: 30 (0.02%)
  • Australian: 28 (0.01%)
  • Armenian: 26 (0.01%)
  • Slavic: 25 (0.01%)
  • Egyptian: 23 (0.01%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 23 (0.01%)
  • Serbian: 17 (0.01%)
  • Syrian: 16 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 15 (0.01%)
  • Welsh: 15 (0.01%)
  • Assyrian: 13 (0.01%)
  • Nigerian: 13 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 11 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Chula Vista:

62.5% (52,267)
California:

39.9% (4,196,887)

Philippines
Chula Vista:

18.2% (15,234)
California:

8.0% (842,233)

Korea
Chula Vista:

2.5% (2,062)
California:

3.1% (326,935)

Japan
Chula Vista:

2.0% (1,641)
California:

1.0% (107,906)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 143,909
  • Other state: 37,813
  • Northeast: 7,454
  • Midwest: 8,647
  • South: 13,998
  • West: 7,714

89.6% of Chula Vista residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41.6% lived in California.


Chula Vista:

89.6%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,276
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,027
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,944
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,122
  • 9th grade: 2,704
  • 10th grade: 362
  • 11th grade: 1,074
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,763
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 19,658
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6,075
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 15,010
  • Associate degree: 7,773
  • Bachelor's degree: 15,263
  • Master's degree: 5,400
  • Professional school degree: 1,032
  • Doctorate degree: 687
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,575
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2,681
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,856
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3,231
  • 9th grade: 2,838
  • 10th grade: 996
  • 11th grade: 1,491
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3,206
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17,215
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,806
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 13,301
  • Associate degree: 6,830
  • Bachelor's degree: 17,794
  • Master's degree: 6,239
  • Professional school degree: 1,439
  • Doctorate degree: 879
Educational Attainment for Females
Chula Vista marital status for males
Chula Vista marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 45,670
  • One, attached: 12,195
  • Two: 241
  • 3 or 4: 3,219
  • 5 to 9: 5,257
  • 10 to 19: 5,899
  • 20 to 49: 3,914
  • 50 or more: 7,447
  • Mobile homes: 3,961
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 127

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,700

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Chula Vista
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chula Vista, CA
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chula Vista, CA
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 33.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,701
Here:

5.6%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 825
Here:

4.3%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,784
Here:

13.6%
California:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability