StatisticChula VistaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,25125691
Median age34.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%46%43%
Speak English42%56%79%
Speak Spanish47%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Chula Vista is 1951% higher than California
  • The median age in Chula Vista is 5% lower than California
  • In Chula Vista 67.19% of the population is White
  • In Chula Vista 4.69% of the population is Black
  • In Chula Vista 15.18% of the population is Asian

Compare Chula Vista, CA Demographics


      Chula Vista population breakdown by race

      RaceChula VistaCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.34%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.54%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race5.32%4.62%3.06%
      Other race6.74%13.28%4.75%
      In Chula Vista, 58.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Chula Vista age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Chula Vista, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).