Latest Data (2018)
Population 271,651
Nationwide Rank 76

Quick Facts

Chula Vista, California is the 76th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Chula Vista, California is a city.

Chula Vista, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Chula Vista had its largest population ever.

Chula Vista, California is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Chula Vista, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
66 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 301,048 -9.7%
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 294,722 28.9%
68 Anchorage, Alaska 291,538 11.8%
69 Plano, Texas 288,061 28.4%
70 Lincoln, Nebraska 287,401 26.2%
71 Orlando, Florida 285,713 46.7%
72 Irvine, California 282,572 92.6%
73 Newark, New Jersey 282,090 3.4%
74 Toledo, Ohio 274,975 -12.3%
75 Durham, North Carolina 274,291 45.2%
76 Chula Vista, California 271,651 54.6%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 267,633 5.4%
78 Jersey City, New Jersey 265,549 10.6%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 265,098 6.5%
80 Laredo, Texas 261,639 45.7%
81 Madison, Wisconsin 258,054 22.8%
82 Chandler, Arizona 257,165 43.2%
83 Buffalo, New York 256,304 -12.2%
84 Lubbock, Texas 255,885 27.7%
85 Scottsdale, Arizona 255,310 24.9%
86 Reno, Nevada 250,998 36.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
34 Fresno 530,093 23.0%
36 Sacramento 508,529 24.2%
43 Long Beach 467,354 1.1%
45 Oakland 429,082 7.0%
53 Bakersfield 383,579 56.5%
55 Anaheim 352,005 6.9%
57 Santa Ana 332,725 -1.7%
58 Riverside 330,063 27.7%
61 Stockton 311,178 27.2%
72 Irvine 282,572 92.6%
76 Chula Vista 271,651 54.6%
96 Fremont 237,807 16.4%
103 San Bernardino 215,941 14.2%
104 Modesto 215,030 13.0%
105 Fontana 213,739 45.6%
106 Santa Clarita 210,089 34.9%
108 Oxnard 209,877 22.2%
110 Moreno Valley 209,050 45.9%
112 Glendale 201,361 3.0%
113 Huntington Beach 200,641 5.5%
141 Ontario 181,107 14.1%
145 Rancho Cucamonga 177,751 37.6%
146 Santa Rosa 177,586 18.9%
147 Oceanside 176,080 8.7%
149 Elk Grove 172,886 111.6%
150 Garden Grove 172,646 4.3%
154 Corona 168,819 30.8%
160 Hayward 159,620 13.2%
161 Lancaster 159,053 33.4%
164 Palmdale 156,667 33.3%
165 Salinas 156,259 8.8%
169 Sunnyvale 153,185 16.2%
172 Pomona 152,361 2.8%
173 Escondido 152,213 13.3%
181 Torrance 145,182 5.0%
187 Pasadena 141,371 5.0%
191 Fullerton 139,640 10.3%
193 Orange 139,484 7.3%
195 Roseville 139,117 71.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 271,651 76
2017 270,471 76
2016 267,172 74
2015 265,757 74
2014 260,988 75
2013 256,780 75
2012 252,422 76
2011 248,236 76
2010 243,916 77
2009 223,739 90
2008 219,316 90
2007 214,506 93
2006 210,156 92
2005 209,483 92
2004 204,842 92
2003 199,148 97
2002 194,167 110
2001 184,316 115
2000 175,608 120
1990 135,243 133