Vista, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 29,937 housing units in Vista. This represents a 9.2% growth from 27,418 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 29,922 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 15 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Vista is about 53.9%. Vista's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.2%. Average household size is 3.03 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Vista were built after 1980.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.80%
One Bedroom18.70%
Two Bedrooms33.50%
Three Bedrooms30.40%
Four Bedrooms11.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.92
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$201,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$194,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.15
Median year structure was built1980
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$764

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage12.60%
Home Equity Loan6.60%
Simple Mortgage62%
Debt Free18.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.1%