Chico, California

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Population in 2014: 89,180 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +48.7%
Males: 42,252  (47.4%)
Females: 46,928  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  31.2 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95926, 95973.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,491 (it was $29,359 in 2000)
Chico:

$44,491
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,415 (it was $16,970 in 2000)

Chico city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $269,100 (it was $138,600 in 2000)
Chico:

$269,100
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $254,724; Detached houses: $267,171; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,433; In 2-unit structures: $237,247; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,911; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,180; Mobile homes: $46,708; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $455,911

Median gross rent in 2013: $862.

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  • Races in Chico, CA (2013)

    Chico races chart
    • 64,21472.9%White alone
    • 15,10217.1%Hispanic
    • 3,1733.6%Asian alone
    • 3,1903.6%Two or more races
    • 1,7202.0%Black alone
    • 3210.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2380.3%American Indian alone
    • 1170.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chico: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), Irish (10.7%), English (8.9%), United States (5.0%), Italian (3.5%), Norwegian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 195 feet

Land area: 27.7 square miles.

Population density: 3,214 people per square mile   (average).

Chico,CA real estate house value index trend

Chico, California map

For population 25 years and over in Chico:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chico city:

  • Never married: 44.3%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

6,687 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 2.2% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

7.6%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 113 registered sex offenders living in Chico, California as of December 05, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Chico to the number of sex offenders is 776 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,220 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,436 (0.5%)

Chico satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 227 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2014: 201 buildings, average cost: $198,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: +6,661 (+7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 32,896 (76.6%)

Area codes: 530, 916

Chico household income distribution Chico home values distribution

Crime rates in Chico by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 2133132315121
per 100,000 3.21.54.44.21.44.02.43.51.25.71.12.31.1
Rapes 47475032665931424737464153
per 100,000 75.670.673.245.391.679.436.949.654.942.452.846.559.8
Robberies 756371799210710112488929595100
per 100,000 120.794.6104.0111.8127.7144.0120.1146.4102.8105.5109.1107.7112.9
Assaults 146154127139178216170141109111140161186
per 100,000 234.9231.2186.0196.7247.0290.8202.2166.4127.3127.3160.8182.5210.0
Burglaries 647818717719741729874685710487778622483
per 100,000 1,040.91,228.31,050.01,017.41,028.2981.31,039.4808.5829.1558.5893.3705.0545.4
Thefts 1,2421,3781,5321,4621,5591,4501,5401,3591,4161,3371,2591,5682,385
per 100,000 1,998.22,069.22,243.42,068.82,163.21,951.91,831.51,604.01,653.61,533.31,445.61,777.32,693.0
Auto thefts 506426539490358275286308221291254382345
per 100,000 814.1639.7789.3693.4496.7370.2340.1363.5258.1333.7291.7433.0389.6
Arson 73557662785841343329493770
per 100,000 117.482.6111.387.7108.278.148.840.138.533.356.341.979.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 369.0355.0363.1327.9362.9350.3284.7274.5248.0230.3253.8266.3303.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chico detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 123 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
California average:

2.32

Chico tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Chico: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chico, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 Chico 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 (12).
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

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 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)
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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

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.268. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.268
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.23
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00231. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00231
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.6%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents, 29.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.2% for other race residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Chico, California environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
California average:

15.4

Chico travel time to work - commute Chico mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
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%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$71,284$65,8011$1,904
Other Government Administration 31$213,897$82,7990$0
Judicial and Legal 4$40,974$122,9220$0
Police Protection - Officers 87$753,847$103,9790$0
Police - Other 61$318,085$62,5747$2,931
Firefighters 63$622,488$118,5690$0
Fire - Other 4$41,473$124,4192$6,321
Streets and Highways 35$193,154$66,2241$569
Solid Waste Management 1$7,122$85,4640$0
Sewerage 18$105,012$70,0080$0
Parks and Recreation 14$72,573$62,2050$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$44,964$89,9280$0
Natural Resources 8$35,650$53,4750$0
Other and Unallocable 37$215,905$70,02322$11,256
Totals for Government 382$2,736,428$85,96133$22,981

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $5,397,000 ($60.52)
    Regular Highways: $3,371,000 ($37.80)
    Transit Utilities: $828,000 ($9.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $693,000 ($7.77)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $564,000 ($6.32)
    Central Staff Services: $406,000 ($4.55)
    Fire Protection: $370,000 ($4.15)
    Police Protection: $263,000 ($2.95)
    General: $81,000 ($0.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,520,000 ($117.96)
    Fire Protection: $8,008,000 ($89.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,443,000 ($38.61)
    Transit Utilities: $2,761,000 ($30.96)
    Financial Administration: $2,715,000 ($30.44)
    Sewerage: $2,487,000 ($27.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,019,000 ($22.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,533,000 ($17.19)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,367,000 ($15.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,126,000 ($12.63)
    Air Transportation: $526,000 ($5.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $504,000 ($5.65)
    Parking Facilities: $257,000 ($2.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($2.70)
    General - Other: $117,000 ($1.31)
    Health Services - Other: $111,000 ($1.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,324,000 ($37.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,707,000 ($19.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $27,000 ($0.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,845,000 ($177.67)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $644,000 ($7.22)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,307,000 ($70.72)
    All Other: $1,678,000 ($18.82)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,566,000 ($17.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $739,000 ($8.29)
    Parking Facilities: $727,000 ($8.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $370,000 ($4.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $758,000 ($8.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,196,000 ($35.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,462,000 ($16.39)
    Special Assessments: $289,000 ($3.24)
    Rents: $130,000 ($1.46)
    Property Sale Other: $72,000 ($0.81)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $533,000 ($5.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,610,000 ($40.48)
    All Other: $1,701,000 ($19.07)
    Highways: $1,435,000 ($16.09)
    Transit Utilities: $1,019,000 ($11.43)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $15,191,000 ($170.34)
    Property: $12,864,000 ($144.25)
    Public Utilities: $4,562,000 ($51.15)
    NEC: $4,364,000 ($48.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,323,000 ($14.84)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $2,510,000 ($28.15)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $52,170,000 ($585.00)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $32,060,000 ($359.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $64,205,000 ($719.95)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,310,000 ($25.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $200,000 ($2.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,025,000 ($224.55)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $31,147,000 ($349.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $33,223,000 ($372.54)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,877,000 ($77.11)

5.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($121 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.36% ($39,315 average AGI)
from Glenn County, CA  0.25% ($33,899)
from Tehama County, CA  0.25% ($22,685)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,344 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
California average:

5.12%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($92 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.03%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sacramento County, CA  0.49% ($32,989 average AGI)
to Sutter County, CA  0.25% ($33,142)
to Placer County, CA  0.22% ($43,182)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 102Number of bridges
  • 425m1,394ftTotal length
  • $9,471,000Total costs
  • 1,323,525Total average daily traffic
  • 98,838Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 531960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 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: 209 (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: 65 (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: 96 (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: 473 (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: 178 (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

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)

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

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
  • Motel 6, 665 Manzanita CT, Chico, California 95926 , Phone: (530) 345-5500
  • 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
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
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

Chico compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students 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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