StatisticAlta VistaSan DiegoCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)6,4604,233256
Median age38.934.236.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a59%56%
Speak Spanishn/a23%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Alta Vista is 53% higher than San Diego
  • The median age in Alta Vista is 14% higher than San Diego
  • In Alta Vista 13.83% of the population is White
  • In Alta Vista 13.84% of the population is Black
  • In Alta Vista 56.89% of the population is Asian

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      Alta Vista population breakdown by race

      RaceAlta VistaSan DiegoCalifornia
      American Indian0.60%0.52%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.26%0.42%0.39%
      Mixed race4.50%4.87%4.62%
      Other race10.06%6.35%13.28%
      In Alta Vista, 30.2% 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

      Alta Vista age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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