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Chula Vista
  • Suburb of San Diego, CA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Chula Vista is a suburb of San Diego with a population of 268,779. Chula Vista is in San Diego County. Living in Chula Vista offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Chula Vista there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Chula Vista and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Chula Vista are highly rated.

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About Chula Vista...
Population
268,779

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$526,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,729
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Chula Vista Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    194.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    108.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    171.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    726.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    273.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  11%

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