City of Vista

Located just seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in northern San Diego County, the City of Vista has a mild Mediterranean climate. Vista is approximately 19 square miles with a population of 96,413. Vista's transportation network includes two light-rail SPRINTER stations and various NCTD bus routes.

Indicator Details

Indicatorssort descending Primary Domain Indicator Value Rank Tier
Access to Mainstream Financial Services Economic Health 26.5% 117 Bottom
Access to Parks and Open Space Natural Areas 0.6 97 Middle
Adult Educational Attainment Educational Opportunities 75.4% 125 Bottom
Age of Housing Housing 51.1% 80 Middle
Blood Lead Levels in Children Housing -% - Data N/A
Business Retention Economic Health -0.0% 96 Middle
Chronic School Absence Health Systems and Public Safety -% - Data N/A
Commute Mode Share Transportation 18.3% 43 Top
Employment Rate Employment Opportunities 54.0% 98 Middle
Excessive Housing Cost Burden Housing 40.9% 93 Middle
Food Desert Neighborhood Characteristics -% - Data N/A
High School Graduation Rate Educational Opportunities 74.5% 59 Middle
Household Transportation Costs Transportation 21.1% 63 Middle
Local Business Vitality Economic Health 54.0% 72 Middle
Long-Term Unemployment Employment Opportunities 6.6% 102 Bottom
Low Birth Weight Health Systems and Public Safety 6.0% 42 Top
Motor Vehicle Collisions Health Systems and Public Safety 2.7 73 Middle
Offsite Alcohol Outlets Neighborhood Characteristics 6.3 56 Middle
Pedestrian Connectivity Transportation 84.4 70 Middle
Preschool Enrollment Educational Opportunities 35.3% 133 Bottom
Preventable Hospitalizations Health Systems and Public Safety - - Data N/A
Proximity to Brownfield Sites Environmental Hazards 2.7% 145 Bottom
Proximity to Superfund Sites Environmental Hazards 0.0% 1 Top
Public Assisted Households Employment Opportunities 9.6% 82 Middle
Reading Proficiency Educational Opportunities 55.3% 91 Middle
Residential Mobility Social Cohesion 86.6% 61 Middle
Residential Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 8.8% 71 Middle
School Proximity to Traffic Environmental Hazards 2.4% 3 Top
School Readiness Scores Educational Opportunities -% - Data N/A
Toxic Releases from Facilities Environmental Hazards 14.9% 117 Bottom
Transit Accessibility Transportation 26.5 64 Middle
Travel Time to Work Employment Opportunities 25.7 74 Middle
Tree Cover Natural Areas 1.4% 72 Middle
Vacancy Rates Housing 6.3% 55 Middle
Violent Crime Health Systems and Public Safety 12.8 111 Bottom
Voter Participation Social Cohesion 73.5% 90 Middle
Walkability Neighborhood Characteristics -0.7 59 Middle