StatisticSouthwestChula VistaCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)7,9535,251256
Median age34.834.136.0
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a56%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%52%46%
Speak Englishn/a42%56%
Speak Spanishn/a47%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southwest is 51% higher than Chula Vista
  • The median age in Southwest is 2% higher than Chula Vista
  • In Southwest 77.70% of the population is White
  • In Southwest 2.97% of the population is Black
  • In Southwest 5.87% of the population is Asian

Compare Chula Vista, CA Demographics


      Southwest population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthwestChula VistaCalifornia
      American Indian0.26%0.34%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.36%0.54%0.39%
      Mixed race3.09%5.32%4.62%
      Other race9.75%6.74%13.28%
      In Southwest, 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

      Southwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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