Demographics

Profile of General Demographic Characteristics for Vista CA

Latest statistics and current estimates from SANDAG, San Diego Association of Governments:

Acres Square miles Incorporated
11,903 18.6 1963
Population Trends (1980 – 2010)
1980 1990 2000 2010
Total Population 35,834 71,872 89,857 93,834
Growth from Prior Period 101% 25% 4%
Population Characteristics (2010)
Population Percent of Population Percent
Total < Age 18 < Age 18
Hispanic 45,380 48% 14,878 37%
Non-Hispanic 48454 52%
11,984
22%
White 38,287 41% 9,138 21%
Black 2,753 3% 945 27%
American Indian 336 < 1% 98 23%
Asian 3,806 4% 643 19%
Hawaiian & Pacific Islander 615 < 1% 97 18%
Other 175 < 1% 34 21%
Two or More Races 2,482 3% 1,029 42%
All Ethnic Groups 93,834 100% 26,862 28%
Median Household Income (2010 Estimates and 2000 Census)
2009 (current dollars) $60,223
2009 ($1999) $42,954
2000 ($1999) $43,161
Housing Characteristics (2010 Estimates)
Total Housing Units 30,716 100%
Occupied Housing Units 28,581 93%
Vacant 2,135 7%
2050 Regional Growth Forecast Update
% Change
2000 2020 2030 2050 2000-2050
Total Population 89,857 99,985 104,845 144,592 41%
Housing Units 29,814 31,602 32,491 43,940 29%
Jobs (including Military) 33,820 44,693 50,662 61,293 67%


Top 20 Companies by Number of Employees in Vista

Company Name Industry # of Employees
Vista Unified School District Education 1,744
San Diego Superior Court North Government 602
DJ Orthopedics Manufacturing 554
Watkins Manufacturing Manufacturing 510
Zodiac Pools Manufacturing 375
Datron World Communications Manufacturing 350
Walmart Retail 337
US Food Service Distribution 315
Costco Retail 270
Jeld-Wend Windows & Doors Manufacturing 250
Directed Electronics Manufacturing 250
Pennysaver Publication 250
Leidos Government Contractor 233
Orval Kent Food Co. Manufacturing 202
DDH Enterprise Manufacturing 200
Denso Wireless Manufacturing 200
Glacier Water Distribution 200
J&D Labratories Manufacturing 178
Leica Biosystems Manufacturing 178
Vista Industrial Products Metal Fabrication 170