Vista, California 

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Population

100,636

+7.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.3%

Median Income

$47,782

Median Home Price

$690,200

Median Age

32.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.5 / 8.5

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Vista, California

Large coastal city complex - Southern California coast, 120 miles south of Los Angeles and 20 miles north of Mexican border. June, October and September are the most pleasant months in Vista, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: California
County: San Diego County
Metro Area: San Diego-Carlsbad Metro Area
City: Vista
Zip Codes: 92084 92083 92081
Cost of Living: 46.6% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 28 ft above sea level

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Vista, CA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Year-round climate
Recreation
Attractive suburbs
Cons
Air quality
Rapid cost increases
Growth and sprawl

What Bert Has To Say About San Diego-Carlsbad Metro Area

San Diego’s endearing ocean-moderated Southern California climate is hard to beat and enables year-round enjoyment of the area’s many outdoor amenities and activities. The economy has typically been strong and the city is well endowed with arts and recreational amenities. This has drawn the crowds, including retirees, overseas and domestic migrants, and migrants from other parts of California. The cost of living, once a relative bargain for California coastal cities, is no longer low. Commute times have risen and air quality problems have worsened.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Vista is 7.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Vista jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Vista's cost of living is 46.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Vista's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, October and September are the most pleasant months in Vista, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, San Diego county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.2% to 37.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Vista's population is 100,636 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Vista is Real Estate: $690,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.0%.

SCHOOLS
Vista public schools spend $8,348 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.6 students per teacher in Vista. More Education



Best Places to Live in Vista Rankings


Housing Market in Vista

It's a good time to buy in Vista. Home Appreciation is up 24.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Vista is $690,200.
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Reviews for Vista   21 Reviews
Nice Place To Live - 3/11/2021
I bought a house in Vista, CA, and lived there since 2013-2017. My kids and I loved that area (Shadow Ridge). People are friendly, down-to-earth, not snobby. I would... Read More

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Checks all the boxes for the ideal place to live. - 6/21/2020
I've lived here 3 years and it has an unbeatable climate. Close to everything you could want. A renovated downtown and access to mass transit. Very nice place, friendly... Read More

THE hidden gem of North County San Diego - 12/23/2019
Truly a hidden gem - I was nervous after first moving since it seemed far from San Diego, but my concerns have been fully alleviated in just a couple months of time in... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN VISTA, CALIFORNIA
92084 92083 92081

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