Vista real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $2,449
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: -0.40%
- Median Home Value: $785,020
- Best Time To Sell a Home: November
- Affordability Index: Low
- Days To Sell a House: 40
- Job Market: Fair
- Public School Ranking: 40
Location and weather
Vista is seven miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, located in northern San Diego County. Due to the mild climate, Vista residents get to enjoy outdoor music at the Moonlight, one of Southern California's best outdoor music and theater venues. The Wave Water Park and Alta Vista Gardens are also great outdoor destinations.
Vista summers are clear and warm, with cool winters. Summer temperatures are in the 70's, with lows in the mid-60's. The winter temperatures are in the mid-60's, with lows in the mid-40's.
Population, job market and cost of living
The population of Vista in 2023 is 99,746, with a growth rate of 0.46%.
The job growth has decreased by -8.62% and in ten years, is predicted to have increased by 34.35%. The largest industries are in retail trade, manufacturing, healthcare and social assistance. The largest employers are DJO, Altman Specialty Plants Inc, Hot Springs Spas, Audax and Watkins Wellness.
The cost of living is high, due to the real estate market and higher cost of homes. With such a central, scenic location close to the Pacific Ocean, mild climate, and impressive job growth, Vista will continue to attract those that want the California lifestyle.
Vista real estate market details
- Ivey Ranch Rancho Del Oro
- Ocean Hills
There has been a -0.4% decrease in median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $785,020.
The best time to sell a home for the highest valued sale is during November. For the quickest sale, homeowners should sell in June.
The top ranked public schools are Mission Vista High School, Hannalei Elementary School, Mission Meadows Elementary School, T.h.e. Leadership Academy and Rancho Buena vista High School. This information is based on data measuring academic performance and equity.