Chula Vista, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 59,529 housing units in Chula Vista. This represents a 19.4% growth from 49,849 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 58,999 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 530 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chula Vista is about 57.5%. Chula Vista's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3%. Average household size is 2.99 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chula Vista were built after 1974.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type6.30%
One Bedroom17.90%
Two Bedrooms27.40%
Three Bedrooms27.80%
Four Bedrooms16.40%
Five Bedrooms or more4.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.09
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$197,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$224,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.86
Median year structure was built1973
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$873

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage13.60%
Home Equity Loan7.80%
Simple Mortgage59.10%
Debt Free19.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.6%