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

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