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Vista
  • Suburb of San Diego, CA

Report Card

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

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Vista is a suburb of San Diego with a population of 100,659. Vista is in San Diego County. Living in Vista offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Vista there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Vista and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Vista are above average.

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About Vista...
Population
100,659

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$503,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,731
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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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
    232
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    74.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    188.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    721.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  11%

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