Living in Chico, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Chico, California Info Snack

Population
94,529
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
23.2%
Median Home
$327,700
Median Income
$53,324
Median Rent
$1,100

Chico SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Chico, CA Crime Report

2,963
Total Crimes
3,092.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
24.85%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Chico
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,963 3,092.1 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 557 581.3 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 104 108.5 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 353 368.4 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 2,406 2,510.8 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 272 283.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,753 1,829.4 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 381 397.6 358.8 219.9

Chico, CA Cost Of Living

119
Chico's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Chico California National Average
Overall 119 140 100
Services 107 111 100
Groceries 121 118 100
Health 117 113 100
Housing 133 196 100
Transportation 134 128 100
Utilities 102 118 100

Chico, CA Photos

Chico States Kendall Hall
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Bidwell Park Chico
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Rankings for Chico in California

Map Of Chico, CA

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Population over time in Chico

Year Population % Change
2019 94,529 2.8%
2018 91,998 1.5%
2017 90,660 1.4%
2016 89,377 1.0%
2015 88,455 1.1%
2014 87,517 0.8%
2013 86,833 0.5%
2012 86,391 0.9%
2011 85,605 0.6%
2010 85,130 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chico

White
70.6% (66,778)
African American
2.1% (1,949)
American Indian
0.4% (382)
Asian
4.4% (4,195)
Hawaiian
0.3% (291)
Other
0.1% (132)
Two Or More
3.6% (3,440)
Hispanic
18.4% (17,362)
Race Chico CA USA
White 70.6% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 2.1% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.4% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.4% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Chico

Female
51.2% (48,414)
Male
48.8% (46,114)
Gender Chico CA USA
Female 51.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chico for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,890)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (4,726)
High School / GED
17.0% (16,069)
Some College
28.0% (26,468)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (10,398)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (22,686)
Master's Degree
8.0% (7,562)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,835)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,890)
Education Chico CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Chico, California

Less than $10,000
9.2% (868,598)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (618,709)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (1,011,055)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (825,468)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (1,196,642)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.9% (1,501,684)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (1,069,084)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (1,267,217)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.6% (526,961)
$200,000 or more
6.0% (567,477)
Income Chico CA USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.6% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.0% 12.2% 7.7%

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