Average earnings per household in Chula Vista is slightly greater than the state median household income of $64,500.
•Approximately 25% of residents are under the age of 18.
•Households in Chula Vista are young and multilingual
•Homeownership and renters are almost 50/50
•Household median income is $65,185
According to data from the U.S. Census, the following statistics describe "Poverty” in Chula Vista
•Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2015 dollars), 2011-15-$25,266
•Persons in Poverty, percent-12.5%
The more sobering statistic is that 33,133 of residents live in poverty³
²U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census of Population, Public Law 94-171 Redistricting Data File. Updated every 10 years, http://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/HSG010215/0613392, <accessed 01/18/2017>
³Median Household Income for California, http://www.deptofnumbers.com/income/california/sacramento/<accessed 01/18/2017>