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