Local weather stations classify the area to be a Mediterranean climate. The average high is 72 degrees. The average low is 55 degrees and the average precipitation average out 10.0 inches a year.
The 2010 United States Census had a population of 243,916. The population density was 4,682.2 people per square mile. The racial makeup of the population was 20.4% White, 4.6% Black, 0.8% Native American, 14.4% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 20.2% other, 5.8% multiracial, and 58.2% Hispanic.
Chula Vista’s economy thrives on business development. Top local business employers include: Sweetwater Union High School District, Goodrich Aero structures, Southwestern College, Vons, Target and a few more.