Vista, CA 92081 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 92081: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Vista, CA 92081

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,235
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,348
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,599
  • County: San Diego County
  • Centroid: Latitude 33.192, Longitude -117.236
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Vista, CA 92081 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,073
Daytime Population: Workers 29,048
Daytime Population: Residents 15,888
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,936
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.55
Population in Households 28,006
Population in Familes 22,154
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,067
Population Density2 3,287
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $65,216
Average Household Income $84,756
Per Capita Income $32,952


Total Housing Units 11,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,975 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,974 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 625 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $472,921
Average Home Value $504,644


Total Households 10,949
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 7,280
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.76%
Households 0.6% 0.74%
Families 0.56% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Vista, CA 92081 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 92081 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 635 64th
Population Density # 580 67th
Diversity Index # 821 54th
Median Household Income # 717 59th
Per Capita Income # 753 57th

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