Vista demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,27123291
Median age32.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%46%43%
Speak English60%56%79%
Speak Spanish35%29%13%
Vista, CA has a population of 98,560 and is the 318th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,271 per sq mi which is 2168% higher than the California average and 5718% higher than the national average. The median age in Vista is 33 which is approximately 9% lower than the California average of 36. In Vista, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 60% speak English and 35% speak Spanish. 54% of Vista residents were born in California, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Vista is 2168% higher than California.
  • The median age in Vista is 9% lower than California.
  • In Vista 79.90% of the population is White.
  • In Vista 3.08% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Vista 5.24% of the population is Asian.

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Vista population breakdown by race

Black or African American3.08%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.43%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.16%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.59%4.62%3.06%
Other race7.61%13.28%4.75%
In Vista, 48.5% 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.

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