Chico, California

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Population in 2017: 93,293 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +55.6%
Males: 44,744  (48.0%)
Females: 48,549  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

30.8 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95926, 95973.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,544 (it was $29,359 in 2000)
Chico:

$50,544
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,109 (it was $16,970 in 2000)

Chico city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $332,300 (it was $138,600 in 2000)
Chico:

$332,300
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $343,084; detached houses: $368,736; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 2-unit structures: $558,646; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,492; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,360; mobile homes: $51,209; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $243,513

Median gross rent in 2017: $983.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chico: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.1%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 43.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for American Indian residents, 42.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.0% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chico, CA (2017)
    • 64,42569.1%White alone
    • 18,15219.5%Hispanic
    • 5,0365.4%Asian alone
    • 2,6282.8%Two or more races
    • 2,4992.7%Black alone
    • 5570.6%American Indian alone

Races in Chico detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 165 registered sex offenders living in Chico, California as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chico is 555 to 1.


Crime rates in Chico by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(4.2)
1
(1.4)
3
(4.0)
2
(2.4)
3
(3.5)
1
(1.2)
5
(5.7)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.3)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.2)
2
(2.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
32
(45.3)
66
(91.6)
59
(79.4)
31
(36.9)
42
(49.6)
47
(54.9)
37
(42.4)
46
(52.8)
41
(46.5)
53
(59.8)
59
(65.6)
66
(72.4)
85
(91.9)
86
(91.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
79
(111.8)
92
(127.7)
107
(144.0)
101
(120.1)
124
(146.4)
88
(102.8)
92
(105.5)
95
(109.1)
95
(107.7)
100
(112.9)
87
(96.7)
57
(62.6)
63
(68.1)
106
(112.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
139
(196.7)
178
(247.0)
216
(290.8)
170
(202.2)
141
(166.4)
109
(127.3)
111
(127.3)
140
(160.8)
161
(182.5)
186
(210.0)
169
(187.9)
170
(186.6)
263
(284.5)
417
(442.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
719
(1,017)
741
(1,028)
729
(981.3)
874
(1,039)
685
(808.5)
710
(829.1)
487
(558.5)
778
(893.3)
622
(705.0)
483
(545.4)
642
(713.7)
499
(547.6)
531
(574.3)
327
(346.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,462
(2,069)
1,559
(2,163)
1,450
(1,952)
1,540
(1,831)
1,359
(1,604)
1,416
(1,654)
1,337
(1,533)
1,259
(1,446)
1,568
(1,777)
2,385
(2,693)
2,591
(2,881)
2,336
(2,564)
2,615
(2,828)
1,761
(1,868)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
490
(693.4)
358
(496.7)
275
(370.2)
286
(340.1)
308
(363.5)
221
(258.1)
291
(333.7)
254
(291.7)
382
(433.0)
345
(389.6)
401
(445.8)
455
(499.3)
447
(483.5)
315
(334.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
62
(87.7)
78
(108.2)
58
(78.1)
41
(48.8)
34
(40.1)
33
(38.5)
29
(33.3)
49
(56.3)
37
(41.9)
70
(79.0)
191
(212.3)
199
(218.4)
157
(169.8)
66
(70.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)327.0362.0349.4283.9273.8247.4229.6253.1265.6303.1324.4294.8347.2325.2

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City-data.com crime index in Chico, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 141 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (10.5%), German (7.7%), Irish (6.2%), European (5.2%), English (4.9%), Italian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 195 feet

Land area: 27.7 square miles.

Population density: 3,363 people per square mile   (average).

Chico, California map

7,490 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 2.1% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

8.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,814 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,153 (0.7%)

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 )

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: +8,246 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 34,897 (77.0%)

Area codes: 530, 916

Distribution of median household income in Chico, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chico, CA in 2017
Chico satellite photo by USGS

Chico tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Chico, CA
Historical housing units in Chico, CA
Most common industries in Chico, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Chico, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Top executives (2.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Chico, California

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 123. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

123
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.80. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.80
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00657. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00657
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Chico-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 690% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from Chico center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 207.2 miles away from Chico center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 125.5 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 235.2 miles away from Chico center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 191.6 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 (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Fires: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chico topographic map

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

Hospitals in Chico:

  • CHICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 560 COHASSET RD)
  • ENLOE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1531 ESPLANADE)
  • N T ENLOE MEMORIAL HOSP HOSPICE (1390 E LASSEN AVE)
  • NOVA DEV CENTERS - ARCH WAY (1494 ARCH WAY)
  • NOVA DEV CNTR-KELSEY HOUSE (13961 KELSEY DRIVE)
  • NOVA DEVELOP CTR-TOM POLK (65 TOM POLK CIRCLE)

Nursing Homes in Chico:

  • CALIFORNIA PARK REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (2850 SIERRA SUNRISE TERRACE)
  • CHICO COMM REHABILITATION HOSP D/P SNF (340 W EAST AVE)
  • ENLOE MED CTR DP SNF (560 COHASSET ROAD)
  • NORTH VALLEY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (1645 ESPLANADE)
  • RIVERSIDE CONV HOSP CHICO (375 COHASSET RD)
  • TWIN OAKS POST ACUTE REHAB (1200 SPRINGFIELD DRIVE)
  • WINDSOR CHICO CARE CENTER (188 COHASSET LANE)
  • WINDSOR CHICO CREEK CARE AND REHABILITATION (587 RIO LINDO AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Chico:

  • CHICO DIALYSIS CENTER (530 COHASSET ROAD)
  • RAI CERES AVENUE, CHICO (3011 CERES AVENUE #125)
  • SOUTH CHICO DIALYSIS CENTER (2345 FOREST AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Chico:

  • BUTTE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (10 CONSTITUTION DRIVE)
  • ENLOE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1390 E LASSEN AVE)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT INC (1398 RIDGEWOOD DR)

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.

College/University in Chico:

  • California State University-Chico (Full-time enrollment: 14,838; 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: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 46 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Shasta College (about 67 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Sierra College (about 74 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 78 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)
  • University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus (about 80 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 2,855)
  • American River College (about 80 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)

Biggest public high schools in Chico:

  • PLEASANT VALLEY HIGH (Students: 1,387, Location: 1475 E. AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • CHICO HIGH (Students: 1,246, Location: 901 ESPLANADE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CORE BUTTE CHARTER (Students: 263, Location: 260 COHASSET RD., STE. 120, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • FAIR VIEW HIGH (CONTINUATION) (Students: 100, Location: 290 EAST AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • OAKDALE (Students: 43, Location: 290 EAST AVE., Grades: KG-12)
  • ACADEMY FOR CHANGE (Students: 31, Location: 290 EAST AVE., Grades: 7-12)
  • LOMA VISTA (Students: 11, Location: 2404 MARIGOLD AVE., Grades: KG-12)
  • INSPIRE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES (Location: 901 THE ESPLANADE, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVE LEARNING (Location: 290 E. AVE., Grades: 6-12)
  • PIVOT CHARTER SCHOOL NORTH VALLEY (Location: 2550 LAKEW. DR., STE. 30, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Chico:

  • CHAMPION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 1184 EAST AVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • PLEASANT VALLEY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 48, Location: 13539 GARNER LN, Grades: KG-12)
  • ROSE SCOTT LEARNING COMMUNITY (Students: 19, Location: 850 PALMETTO AVENUE, Grades: 1-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Chico:

Private elementary/middle schools in Chico:

  • CHICO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 491, Location: 2801 NOTRE DAME BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • NOTRE DAME SCHOOL (Students: 205, Location: 435 HAZEL ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • KING'S CHRISTIAN SCHOOLTHE-AG (Students: 100, Location: 1137 ARBUTUS AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • CHICO OAKS ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 97, Location: 1859 HOOKER OAK AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Chico

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Chico include: TRICO BANCSHARES / (A), LANDACORP INC (B). Display/hide their locations 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

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.

Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

BUTTE CREEK ESTATES MUTUAL WATER CO (Population served: 399, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-10-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2010)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-10-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ALMOND GROVE MOBILE PARK (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
BUTTE CREEK MHP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BERRY CREEK COMMUNITY SERVICE DIST (Address: 328 SOUTHGATE AVE , Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PG&E - CASSEL CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2008)
  • 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)
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 monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PG&E - MCCUMBER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
PNF SANDY POINT DAY USE AREA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-20-2011)

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

  • CAL-WATER SERVICE CO.-CHICO (Population served: 97,274, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAL-WATER SERVICE CO.-MARYSVILLE (Population served: 12,017, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAL-WATER SERVICE CO.-OROVILLE (Population served: 9,427, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CAL-WATER SERVICE CO.-WILLOWS (Population served: 7,035, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PG&E ROCKY POINT CG, LAKE ALMANOR (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • 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)
  • ARBUCKLE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 136, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CAMPHORA APARTMENTS (Population served: 126, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEST END WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Chico:

Marital status in Chico, CA
  • Never married: 46.3%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Chico:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chico
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chico, CA (based on Butte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,1017
Evangelical Protestant22,822129
Other11,03136
Mainline Protestant6,27224
Black Protestant4754
Orthodox2802
None145,019-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 50
This 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.
California:

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

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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:
Butte County:

9.0%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.1%
California:

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

12.3%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chico:

49.9%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.5%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chico:

10.2%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chico:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.8%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Chico:

59.7%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Chico:

81.8%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chico, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 91$782,717$103,2150$0
Firefighters 67$621,466$111,3070$0
Police - Other 41$192,769$56,42015$17,413
Streets and Highways 31$170,972$66,1835$14,056
Other and Unallocable 26$155,374$71,71110$16,171
Other Government Administration 20$153,880$92,3281$2,628
Sewerage 19$108,659$68,6270$0
Financial Administration 18$113,850$75,9001$354
Parks and Recreation 11$52,067$56,8000$0
Correction 6$31,184$62,3680$0
Natural Resources 4$21,047$63,1410$0
Fire - Other 2$8,556$51,3363$6,929
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$11,111$66,6660$0
Solid Waste Management 1$7,394$88,7280$0
Totals for Government 339$2,431,046$86,05535$57,551

Chico government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,642,000 ($156.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,758,000 ($83.16)
    Central Staff Services: $662,000 ($7.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $491,000 ($5.26)
    Police Protection: $331,000 ($3.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $102,000 ($1.09)
    Air Transportation: $7,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,326,000 ($228.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,897,000 ($138.24)
    Sewerage: $6,052,000 ($64.87)
    Transit Utilities: $5,579,000 ($59.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,466,000 ($47.87)
    Central Staff Services: $3,189,000 ($34.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,100,000 ($33.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,861,000 ($30.67)
    Financial Administration: $2,107,000 ($22.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,845,000 ($19.78)
    Parking Facilities: $1,785,000 ($19.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,474,000 ($15.80)
    Air Transportation: $698,000 ($7.48)
    Health - Other: $232,000 ($2.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000 ($0.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,632,000 ($60.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $123,000 ($1.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($0.32)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($0.12)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,138,000 ($365.92)

Chico government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,995,000 ($107.14)
    Other: $3,313,000 ($35.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,792,000 ($29.93)
    Parking Facilities: $2,071,000 ($22.20)
    Air Transportation: $570,000 ($6.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $294,000 ($3.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $732,000 ($7.85)
    Other: $722,000 ($7.74)
    Air Transportation: $134,000 ($1.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,900,000 ($20.37)
    Transit Utilities: $2,000 ($0.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,082,000 ($11.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $902,000 ($9.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $150,000 ($1.61)
    Rents: $138,000 ($1.48)
    Donations From Private Sources: $132,000 ($1.41)
    Sale of Property: $51,000 ($0.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,514,000 ($26.95)
    Other: $1,825,000 ($19.56)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($0.46)
  • Tax - Property: $40,831,000 ($437.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,256,000 ($184.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,043,000 ($86.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,970,000 ($21.12)
    Other License: $1,127,000 ($12.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $509,000 ($5.46)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $197,000 ($2.11)

Chico government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,251,000 ($1814.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,176,000 ($1749.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,826,000 ($73.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $751,000 ($8.05)

Chico government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,566,000 ($156.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,823,000 ($51.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,725,000 ($382.93)

5.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.37% ($40,815 average AGI)
from Sutter County, CA  0.25% ($44,526)
from Tehama County, CA  0.23% ($39,757)


5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
California average:

5.21%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.03%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sacramento County, CA  0.43% ($41,777 average AGI)
to Glenn County, CA  0.23% ($48,994)
to Sutter County, CA  0.22% ($39,958)
Businesses in Chico, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Kmart1
AMF Bowling1Kohl's1
AT&T3Kroger1
Aeropostale1La-Z-Boy1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's1LensCrafters1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza2
AutoZone2Lowe's1
Avenue1Marriott2
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald'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 King3Nissan1
CVS3Office Depot1
Carl\s Jr.2Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chico's1Outback1
Circle K2Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Costco1Panda Express1
Curves1Payless2
Dairy Queen2Penske1
Days Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Discount Tire1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
Famous Footwear1Rite Aid2
Fashion Bug1Sears4
FedEx15Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel2
Foot Locker1Starbucks6
Ford1Subaru1
Forever 211Super 81
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T-Mobile4
GNC3T.J.Maxx1
GameStop3Taco Bell3
Gap1Target1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot1True Value1
HomeTown Buffet1U-Haul4
Honda1UPS20
Hot Topic1Vans5
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jack In The Box3Volkswagen1
Jamba Juice2Vons3
Jones New York2Walgreens3
Journeys1Walmart1
Justice1Wendy's1
KFC2Wet Seal1
Kincaid1

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
See more detailed statistics of Chico fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 126Number of bridges
  • 1,161ft / 354mTotal length
  • $25,878,000Total costs
  • 1,461,316Total average daily traffic
  • 113,021Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,783,858Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chico, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 71920-1929
  • 121930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 631960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
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: 221 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Chico, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 105 (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: 525 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chico)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Chico)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 195 (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 in Chico, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chico, CA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 348. The highest number of fire incidents - 589 took place in 2005, and the least - 6 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Chico, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.2%), and Structure Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chico, CA
    • 3,07355.2%Outside Fires
    • 1,39025.0%Structure Fires
    • 65311.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4538.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chico, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chico, California:

  • Best Western Heritage Inn, Chico, 25 Heritage Ln, Chico, California 95926 , Phone: (530) 894-8600, Fax: (530) 894-8600
  • Oxford Suites, 2035 Business Ln, Chico, California 95928 , Phone: (530) 899-9090, Fax: (530) 899-9476
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 740 Broadway St, Chico, California 95928 , Phone: (530) 343-3286
  • Ramada Plaza, 685 Manazanita Ct, Chico, California 95926 , Phone: (530) 345-2491, Fax: (530) 893-3040
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 2481 Carmichael Dr, Chico, California 95928 , Phone: (530) 894-6699, Fax: (530) 894-6696
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Chico, 2485 Carmichael Dr, Chico, California 95928 , Phone: (530) 894-5500, Fax: (530) 894-5511
  • Heritage Inn Express, Chico, 725 S Broadway, Chico, California 95928 , Phone: (530) 343-4527, Fax: (530) 343-4940
  • Safari Garden Motel, 2352 Esplanade, Chico, California 95926 , Phone: (530) 343-3201, Fax: (530) 343-2364
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chico, California
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chico, CA
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 21.7%Electricity
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chico, CA
  • 52.8%Utility gas
  • 43.5%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Chico compared to California state average:

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

Chico on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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