Chula Vista, CA Demographics

The total population of Chula Vista is estimated to be 276,103 with 137,744 males (49.89%) and 138,359 females (50.11%). There are 615 more females than males in Chula Vista.
The median household income in Chula Vista was $100,431 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,831(2.90%) from $97,600 in 2020. This income is 134.62% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Chula Vista sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $114,562. Overall, the median household income for the city of Chula Vista stands at $101,190.
In Chula Vista, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $50,618 for males and $34,635 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $64,189 for males and $55,230 for females.
In Chula Vista, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $159,661, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $78,720.
In 2022, the population of Chula Vista was 279,170, a 0.78% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Chula Vista's population was 277,008, an increase of 0.35% compared to a population of 276,041 in 2020.
The median age in Chula Vista, CA is 36.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.07% were under the age of 15, 20.63% aged 15 to 29, 47.20% aged 30 to 64, 10.47% aged 65 to 84, and 1.63% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Chula Vista population: 48.56% are White, 5.29% are Black or African American, 0.63% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 15.37% are Asian, 0.37% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 11.57% are some other race and 18.21% are multiracial.