Chula Vista, CA
78
How we calculate the Chula Vista ParkScore® Rating

The ranking for Chula Vista is based on five characteristics of an effective park system: access, investment, acreage, amenities, and equity.

Download the Full Park Summary

Explore the Custom Rank Application

Access
53
Acreage
49
Investment
14
Amenities
49
Equity
37
69% of Chula Vista residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park. National Average 55%

We’re working to ensure that every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America has a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home.

How are the parks distributed?
Chula Vista residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
70
Adults (20 - 64)
69
Seniors (65+)
66
By Income (%)
High Income
72
Middle Income
67
Low Income
66
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
63
Asian*
75
Black*
72
Hispanic
68
Pacific Islander*
68
White*
68
2 or More Races*
72
Other*
68
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
How do park amenities measure up?
We compared Chula Vista against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita.
Basketball Hoops
22
2.1 per 10,000 people
Playgrounds
56
3.6 per 10,000 people
Rec & Senior Centers
41
0.7 per 20,000 people
Dog Parks
100
2.5 per 100,000 people
Bathrooms
49
1.6 per 10,000 people
Splashpads
25
0.7 per 100,000 people
How much is Chula Vista investing in parks?
We compared Chula Vista against the others to determine where it falls for spending per capita
Park Spending per Capita
  • City agency
    $40 (95%)
  • Other public agencies
    $1 (2%)
  • Private organizations
    $0 (%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours
    $1 (2%)
$42
Total Spending Per Capita
  • National Averages, Spending Per Capita:
  • City agency: $83 (85%)
  • Other public agencies: $7 (7%)
  • Private organizations: $5 (5%)
  • Monetized volunteer hours: $3 (3%)
  • TOTAL: $98
Make the Commitment
Pledge to make parks a priority!
Everyone should have access to a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home. Our 10-Minute Walk™ Program calls on mayors to demonstrate their commitment to parks and adopt long-term, system-wide strategies that accelerate the creation of parks.