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Population in 2012: 87,714 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +46.3%
Males: 42,978  (49.0%)
Females: 44,736  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  28.8 years
California median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 95926, 95973.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,087 (it was $29,359 in 2000)
Chico:

$39,087
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,743

Chico city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $241,500 (it was $138,600 in 2000)
Chico:

$241,500
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $280,031; Detached houses: $306,339; Townhouses or other attached units: $231,558; In 2-unit structures: $299,074; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $319,167; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $56,061; Mobile homes: $48,565; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $5,800

Median gross rent in 2012: $918.

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  • White alone - 65,364 (74.5%)
  • Hispanic - 13,419 (15.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3,662 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3,330 (3.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,628 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 289 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 20 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chico: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.4%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.5%), Italian (6.2%), United States (4.3%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 195 feet

Land area: 27.7 square miles.

Population density: 3,162 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Chico:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chico city:

  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

7,057 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 2.2% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

This city:  8.3%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 129 registered sex offenders living in Chico, California as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chico to the number of sex offenders is 680 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,207 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $979 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (84.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (435.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Butte Creek Canyon, CA (2.6 miles ), Nord, CA (2.6 miles ), Durham, CA (2.7 miles ), Hamilton City, CA (3.1 miles ), Centerville, CA (3.2 miles ), Paradise, CA (3.5 miles ), Forest Ranch, CA (3.6 miles ), Magalia, CA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 281 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1998: 442 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1999: 546 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2000: 339 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2001: 464 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2002: 474 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2003: 624 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2004: 491 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2005: 430 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2006: 437 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2007: 261 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2008: 169 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2009: 127 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2010: 67 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2011: 88 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2012: 126 buildings, average cost: $203,500

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Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 121.84 W

Chico nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): City of Roses, City of Trees, Almond Capital of the World, Where Everything Grows

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,273 (+10.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 30,304 (79.9%)

Area codes: 530, 916

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Crime rates in Chico by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1221331323151
per 100,000 1.93.33.21.54.44.21.44.02.43.51.25.71.1
Rapes 35364747503266593142473746
per 100,000 66.059.075.670.673.245.391.679.436.949.654.942.452.8
Robberies 62687563717992107101124889295
per 100,000 116.9111.4120.794.6104.0111.8127.7144.0120.1146.4102.8105.5109.1
Assaults 94118146154127139178216170141109111140
per 100,000 177.2193.2234.9231.2186.0196.7247.0290.8202.2166.4127.3127.3160.8
Burglaries 432491647818717719741729874685710487778
per 100,000 814.4804.01040.91228.31050.01017.41028.2981.31039.4808.5829.1558.5893.3
Thefts 1,2101,3341,2421,3781,5321,4621,5591,4501,5401,3591,4161,3371,259
per 100,000 2281.02184.51998.22069.22243.42068.82163.21951.91831.51604.01653.61533.31445.6
Auto thefts 236283506426539490358275286308221291254
per 100,000 444.9463.4814.1639.7789.3693.4496.7370.2340.1363.5258.1333.7291.7
Arson 83967355766278584134332949
per 100,000 156.5157.2117.482.6111.387.7108.278.148.840.138.533.356.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 310.9306.5368.1354.1362.2327.1362.0349.4284.0273.8247.4229.7253.1

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Crime rate in Chico detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 145 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

2.36

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Chico, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.1%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Chico-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 396% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1998 at 19:49:53, a magnitude 5.4 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 14.5 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from Chico center
On 8/10/2001 at 20:19:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.1 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2000 at 08:36:30, a magnitude 5.2 (4.9 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.2 ML, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/19/2008 at 23:13:05, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.3 MS, 4.9 MW, 4.7 MW, Depth: 1.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Chico center
On 11/5/1997 at 17:49:28, a magnitude 4.8 (4.4 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Butte County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Fires: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Niki Tsongas - Politician, Aaron Rodgers - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Dec 2, 1983), Clay Dalrymple - Baseball player, Kyle Lohse - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Minnesota Twins, born: Oct 4, 1978), Muddy Waters (American football) - Football coach, Pat Gillick - Baseball player, Evan MacLane - Baseball player, Justin Marler - Writer, Arleigh Williams - Football player, Donovan Scott - Actor.

Main business address for: TRICO BANCSHARES / (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), LANDACORP INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC).


Hospitals/medical centers in Chico:

  • CHICO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 530 COHASSET ROAD)
  • RAI CERES AVENUE, CHICO (Dialysis Facility, 3011 CERES AVENUE #125)
  • SOUTH CHICO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 2345 FOREST AVENUE)
  • BUTTE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 10 CONSTITUTION DRIVE)
  • ENLOE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1390 E LASSEN AVE)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT INC (Home Health Center, 1398 RIDGEWOOD DR)
  • CHICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 560 COHASSET RD)
  • ENLOE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1531 ESPLANADE)
  • N T ENLOE MEMORIAL HOSP HOSPICE (Hospital, 1390 E LASSEN AVE)
  • NOVA DEV CENTERS - ARCH WAY (Hospital, 1494 ARCH WAY)
  • NOVA DEV CNTR-KELSEY HOUSE (Hospital, 13961 KELSEY DRIVE)
  • NOVA DEVELOP CTR-TOM POLK (Hospital, 65 TOM POLK CIRCLE)
  • CALIFORNIA PARK REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 2850 SIERRA SUNRISE TERRACE)
  • CHICO COMM REHABILITATION HOSP D/P SNF (Nursing Home, 340 W EAST AVE)
  • ENLOE MED CTR DP SNF (Nursing Home, 560 COHASSET ROAD)
  • NORTH VALLEY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 1645 ESPLANADE)
  • RIVERSIDE CONV HOSP CHICO (Nursing Home, 375 COHASSET RD)
  • TWIN OAKS POST ACUTE REHAB (Nursing Home, 1200 SPRINGFIELD DRIVE)
  • WINDSOR CHICO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 188 COHASSET LANE)
  • WINDSOR CHICO CREEK CARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 587 RIO LINDO AVENUE)

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Airports and heliports located in Chico:


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Amtrak station:

CHICO (W. 5TH & ORANGE STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.chico.ca.us

College/University in Chico:

  • California State University-Chico (Full-time enrollment: 15,160; Location: First and Normal Sts; Public; Website: www.csuchico.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Chico:

  • Butte College (about 12 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,150)
  • Yuba College (about 46 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • Shasta College (about 69 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • Sierra College (about 74 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 78 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 2,257)
  • University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus (about 80 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,844)
  • American River College (about 80 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,209)

Public high schools in Chico:

Private high schools in Chico:

  • CHAMPION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 1184 EAST AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • AMERICAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY-EXT (Students: 71; Location: 13 SAN RAMON DR; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 48; Location: 13539 GARNER LN; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Chico:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chico:

  • CHICO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 330; Location: 2801 NOTRE DAME BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • NOTRE DAME SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 435 HAZEL ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • KING'S CHRISTIAN SCHOOLTHE-AG (Students: 103; Location: 1137 ARBUTUS AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHICO OAKS ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 78; Location: 1859 HOOKER OAK AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF CHICO (Students: 42; Location: 3105 ESPLANADE; Grades: KG - 6)
See full list of schools located in Chico, map of school districts: CHICO UNIFIED


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Notable locations in Chico: Diamond Match Factory (A), Hooker Oak (B), United States Department of Agriculture Plant Introduction Garden (C), Canyon Oaks Golf Course (D), Bidwell Municipal Golf Course (E), Veterans Memorial Building (F), Meriam Library (G), Chico Fire Department Station 2 (H), Chico Fire Department Station 1 (I), Craig Hall (J), Chico Museum (K), Chico City Hall (L), Chico Branch Butte County Library (M), Chapman Neighborhood Center (N), Bidwell Mansion (O), First Responder Emergency Medical Services Station 32 (P), First Responder Emergency Medical Services Station 31 (Q), First Responder Emergency Medical Services Station 33 (R), Enloe Rehabilitation Center (S), Butte County Behavioral Health and Inpatient Services (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Park Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Chico include: Apostolic Gospel Temple (A), Bidwell Memorial Presbyterian Church (B), Calvary Southern Baptist Church (C), Chico Gospel Hall (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of God (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Church of the Brethren (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chico Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Horseshoe Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dead Horse Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Chico include: Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park (1), Bidwell Park (2), Bidwell River Park (3), Depot Park (4), Oak Way Park (5), Silver Dollar Fairgrounds (6), Twentieth Street Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Butte County - Durham (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2555 Durham Dayton Highway) (1), Chico Creek Nature Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1968 East 8th Street) (2), Almond Grove Mobile Home Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 567 East Lassen Avenue Spc 704) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Heritage Inn Chic (25 Heritage Lane) (1), Bed & Breakfast Espanade Bed & Breakfast (620 Esplanade) (2), Budget Motel (2566 Esplanade) (3), Budget Inn of Chico (1717 Park Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Butte County - Courts-Superior Court Of California-County Of Butt- Chico Courthouse- Pro (655 Oleander) (1), Butte County - Courts-Superior Court Of California-County Of Butt- Chico Courthouse- Tra (655 Oleander) (2), United States Government Offices - Social Security Administration- Office Loca (2035 Forest Avenue) (3), Butte County - Superior Court Of California-Butte County- Chico Courthouse- Civil-Small Cl (655 Oleander Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00359. This is significantly better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00359
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.331. This is about average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.331
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.29. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.29
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.5. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.90. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chico and their reported violations in the past:

BUTTE CRK EST MUTUAL WATER CO (Population served: 399, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
PG&E-LAKE ALMANOR CG (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
ALMOND GROVE MOBILE PARK (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
U.S. FOREST SERVICE-OAK FLAT WELL SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-25-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1999)
PG&E - CASSEL CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2005)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
PG&E - NORTHSHORE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PG&E - MCCUMBER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PG&E-CAMP CONERY, CANYON DAM (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chico that have no violations reported:

  • PG&E-HASKINS VLY CG, BUCKS LK (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PG&E-PONDEROSA FLAT CG, LK ALM (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PG&E-COOL SPRINGS CG, BUTT VLY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PG&E-SANDY POINT DAY USE AREA, BUCKS LK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PG&E - PHILBROOK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PG&E-YELLOW CREEK CG, PRATTVILLE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PG&E-LAST CHANCE CG, CHESTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ONE MILE DAM REC AREA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chico, CA

People in group quarters in Chico in 2010:

  • 1,763 people in college/university student housing
  • 577 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 321 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 224 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 171 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 56 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Chico in 2000:

  • 1,971 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 486 people in nursing homes
  • 353 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 123 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 69 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 11 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Chico compared to California state average:

Chico, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Chico (2011 data):

  • Tri Counties Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,554.4 mil, Deposits: $2,191.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Trico Bancshares
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chico Skyway Branch, North Chico Branch, Chico East Branch, Chico Main Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: North Valley Plaza Branch, South Chico Branch, Chico Main Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Rabobank, National Association: North Chico Branch, Central Chico Branch, South Chico Branch. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • Umpqua Bank: Chico-Esplanade Branch, Chico Cbc, Chico Main Branch. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 801 East Avenue Branch at 801 East Avenue, Suite 245, branch established on 1998/10/03; 200 Broadway Branch at 200 Broadway Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Chico Esplanade Branch at 2385 Esplanade, branch established on 2004/10/18; Chico Branch at 260 East Second Street, branch established on 1994/12/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Golden Valley Bank: at 190 Cohasset Road, Suite 170, branch established on 2006/04/24. Info updated 2006/04/26: Bank assets: $110.7 mil, Deposits: $93.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Northern California National Bank: at 1717 Mangrove Avenue, Suite 100, branch established on 2006/03/28. Info updated 2006/03/31: Bank assets: $110.5 mil, Deposits: $89.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chico, California:

  • Best Western Heritage Inn, Chico, 25 Heritage Ln, Chico, CA 95926 , Phone: (530) 894-8600, Fax: (530) 894-8600
  • Oxford Suites, 2035 Business Ln, Chico, CA 95928 , Phone: (530) 899-9090, Fax: (530) 899-9476
  • Vagabond Inn, 630 Main St, Chico, CA 95928 , Phone: (530) 895-1323, Fax: (530) 343-2719
  • Motel 6, 665 Manzanita CT, Chico, CA 95926 , Phone: (530) 345-5500
  • Days Inn, 740 Broadway St, Chico, CA 95928 , Phone: (530) 343-3286
  • Holiday Inn, 685 Manazanita Ct, Chico, CA 95926 , Phone: (530) 345-2491, Fax: (530) 893-3040
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 2481 Carmichael Dr, Chico, CA 95928 , Phone: (530) 894-6699, Fax: (530) 894-6696
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Chico, 2485 Carmichael Dr, Chico, CA 95928 , Phone: (530) 894-5500, Fax: (530) 894-5511
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chico, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chico travel time to work - commute


Chico mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chico city (based on Butte County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.39%
Here27.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents35.0%12.9%7.7%5.4%3.6%
Congregations3.9%10.5%4.6%3.9%6.6%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.2%3.1%2.8%2.2%24.1%
Congregations4.6%9.2%3.3%2.0%51.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 50
Butte County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Butte County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Butte County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Here:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Butte County:

25.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$83,100$62,3250$0
Other Government Administration 44$286,868$78,2374$6,155
Judicial and Legal 5$48,730$116,9520$0
Police Protection - Officers 91$685,689$90,4210$0
Police - Other 62$323,775$62,66611$15,967
Firefighters 68$533,133$94,08232$3,252
Fire - Other 5$45,159$108,3821$742
Streets and Highways 45$229,680$61,2480$0
Airports 1$6,252$75,0240$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,531$78,3722$4,184
Sewerage 17$82,892$58,5120$0
Parks and Recreation 14$65,136$55,8317$2,637
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$39,799$68,2270$0
Natural Resources 9$34,512$46,0160$0
Other and Unallocable 45$245,203$65,3876$11,601
Totals for Government 430$2,716,459$75,80863$44,538

Chico government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $5,397,000 ($61.53)
    Regular Highways: $3,371,000 ($38.43)
    Transit Utilities: $828,000 ($9.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $693,000 ($7.90)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $564,000 ($6.43)
    Central Staff Services: $406,000 ($4.63)
    Fire Protection: $370,000 ($4.22)
    Police Protection: $263,000 ($3.00)
    General: $81,000 ($0.92)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,520,000 ($119.94)
    Fire Protection: $8,008,000 ($91.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,443,000 ($39.25)
    Transit Utilities: $2,761,000 ($31.48)
    Financial Administration: $2,715,000 ($30.95)
    Sewerage: $2,487,000 ($28.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,019,000 ($23.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,533,000 ($17.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,367,000 ($15.58)
    Central Staff Services: $1,126,000 ($12.84)
    Air Transportation: $526,000 ($6.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $504,000 ($5.75)
    Parking Facilities: $257,000 ($2.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($2.75)
    General - Other: $117,000 ($1.33)
    Health Services - Other: $111,000 ($1.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,324,000 ($37.90)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,707,000 ($19.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $27,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,845,000 ($180.64)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Chico government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $644,000 ($7.34)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,307,000 ($71.90)
    All Other: $1,678,000 ($19.13)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,566,000 ($17.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $739,000 ($8.43)
    Parking Facilities: $727,000 ($8.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $370,000 ($4.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $758,000 ($8.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,196,000 ($36.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,462,000 ($16.67)
    Special Assessments: $289,000 ($3.29)
    Rents: $130,000 ($1.48)
    Property Sale Other: $72,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $533,000 ($6.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,610,000 ($41.16)
    All Other: $1,701,000 ($19.39)
    Highways: $1,435,000 ($16.36)
    Transit Utilities: $1,019,000 ($11.62)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $15,191,000 ($173.19)
    Property: $12,864,000 ($146.66)
    Public Utilities: $4,562,000 ($52.01)
    NEC: $4,364,000 ($49.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,323,000 ($15.08)

Chico government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $2,510,000 ($28.62)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $52,170,000 ($594.77)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $32,060,000 ($365.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $64,205,000 ($731.98)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,310,000 ($26.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $200,000 ($2.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,025,000 ($228.30)

Chico government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $31,147,000 ($355.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $33,223,000 ($378.77)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,877,000 ($78.40)

6.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
California average:

5.75%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($215 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.10%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.49% ($35,431 average AGI)
from Glenn County, CA  0.28% ($28,772)
from Shasta County, CA  0.26% ($27,331)


6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
California average:

6.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.05%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sacramento County, CA  0.59% ($28,914 average AGI)
to Sutter County, CA  0.26% ($30,185)
to Glenn County, CA  0.22% ($36,118)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chico:

  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKXX (930 AM; 1 kW; PARADISE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chico:

  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLRS (92.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KZFR (90.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN VALLEY COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCY (103.1 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K300AD (107.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chico:

  • KCVU (Channel 30; PARADISE, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • K53FT (Channel 53; CHICO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K02OA (Channel 2; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHSL-TV (Channel 12; CHICO, CA; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF CHICO-REDDING, INC.)
  • KKPM-CA (Channel 28; CHICO, CA; Owner: PAUL STRIEBY & MATT TUTER)
  • KZVU-LP (Channel 22; CHICO, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Chico fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 76
Total length: 358 meters (1,175ft)
Total costs: $8,112,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,207,288
Total average daily truck traffic: 88,495

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 45
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Chico, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chico)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chico, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 434 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chico)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chico)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 206 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED186$230,540266$191,6891,111$204,67737$149,3974$2,016,858170$177,5837$96,339
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$199,34817$225,54291$221,56516$63,0210$017$188,0326$41,967
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$199,65546$196,934323$223,10333$59,5090$060$194,10810$41,022
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$229,06529$189,100274$216,9678$113,9190$036$175,4312$105,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$189,8437$239,26757$217,4272$274,5300$07$140,2940$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Chico, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$253,40125$266,1721$250,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$287,1428$255,9940$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$224,2105$251,0980$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$355,4201$208,5300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 440
  • Hazardous Condition: 343
  • Service Call: 65
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Chico


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chico, CA

Most common first names in Chico, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary38581.6 years
John37876.3 years
William37275.3 years
Robert32973.6 years
James30873.1 years
George23878.1 years
Charles22776.2 years
Helen19981.6 years
Dorothy19780.4 years
Ruth17181.2 years
Most common last names in Chico, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21677.5 years
Johnson14076.7 years
Jones13577.2 years
Brown12278.8 years
Miller10876.1 years
Anderson9076.2 years
Davis8874.2 years
Williams7475.1 years
Moore6976.1 years
Martin6774.8 years
Businesses in Chico, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Kohl's1
AMF Bowling1Kroger1
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture2
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone2Marriott2
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets1
BMW1McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins3Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motel 61
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity1
Ben & Jerry's1New Balance2
Best Western1New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental1Nike10
Burger King3Office Depot1
CVS3Old Navy1
Chico's1Olive Garden1
Cold Stone Creamery1Outback1
Costco1Outback Steakhouse1
Curves1Pac Sun1
Dairy Queen2Panda Express1
Days Inn1Payless2
Dennys1Penske1
Discount Tire1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Quiznos1
Famous Footwear1RadioShack2
Fashion Bug1Red Lobster1
FedEx15Rite Aid2
Finish Line1Sears4
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel2
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Starbucks6
GNC3Super 81
GameStop3T-Mobile4
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block2Taco Bell3
Holiday Inn1Target1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us1
Home Depot1Trader Joe's1
HomeTown Buffet1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul4
IHOP1UPS20
JCPenney1Vans5
Jack In The Box3Verizon Wireless2
Jamba Juice2Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York2Vons3
Journeys1Walgreens3
KFC2Walmart1
Kincaid1Wendy's1
Kmart1Wet Seal1
Browse common businesses in Chico, CA


Chico on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of residents living in poverty in 2007 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Nathan Aronson (10)
  • Clifford Alan Zitlaw (10)
  • Gregory M. Sanger (7)
  • John Strisower (7)
  • Daniel M. Veidlinger (7)
  • Daniel Marc Veidlinger (4)
  • Nicholas J. Chapman (3)
  • Randall W. Holt (3)
  • Stephen Morris (3)
  • John Sewell (2)

Total of 130 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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