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Chula Vista is a city in San Diego County, in the San Diego-Carlsbad metro area.

The community name derives from Spanish for "pretty view"

The latitude of Chula Vista is 32.64N. The longitude is -117.083W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 69 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 199,060.


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Median household income
Local
$44,861
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chula Vista demographic reports
Chula Vista is near the Mexican border
Former and merged names include:
· Chulavista
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 776. The number of murders and homicides was 7. The violent crime rate was 4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Chula Vista Nature Center
Colleges and universities: Southwestern College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 101

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7% of Chula Vista residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chula Vista ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chula Vista was $18,556, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Chula Vista residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chula Vista, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $664.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,536.


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Libraries in Chula Vista include Chula Vista Public Library-Civic Center, Eastlake Branch Library, South Chula Vista ... View libraries

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San Diego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chula Vista political report.

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The average commute time for Chula Vista workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 38 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Chula Vista between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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