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Chico Population

Chico is a city in California, State of United States, Chico population in 2023 is estimated to be 103,302, covers city area of 34.62 sq mi (89.67 sq km), ranks seventy-fifth largest city in California State, three-hundred-fifteenth city in the United States. Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, The Sierra Nevada mountains lie to the east and south, To the west, The city is also traversed by two creeks and a flood channel, the Sacramento River lies 5 miles from the city, named Big Chico Creek. Chico population as per 2020 census is 101,475 compared to 2010 population of 86,187 with the increase number of 15,288 people and growth of 17.7 percent.

Below is the Chico population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
201086,788
201187,2690.55
201287,9340.76
201388,3920.52
201489,5451.30
201590,4871.05
201691,7331.38
201793,3261.74
201894,7761.55
201999,3884.87
2020101,4752.10
2021 *102,3270.84
2022 *102,9770.64
2023 *103,3020.32
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Chico Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Chico population is 103,315, out of these 48,967 are male, 54,348 are female, The sex ratio of Chico is 90. The median age of the Chico population is 30.2, Chico population by age are, under 18 years is 20,764, 16 years and over is 85,279, 18 years and over is 82,551, 21 years and over is 71,754, 65 years and over is 17,477. 47.4% are male, 52.6% are female, Population of Chico by age percent-wise is, 20.1% are under 18 years old, 82.5% are 16 years and over, 79.9% are 18 years and over, 69.5% are 21 years and over, 14.0% are 65 years and over. There are total 40,176 housing units, The voting population of Chico are 78,963, out of these 37,006 are male voters, 41,957 are female voters, 46.9% are male, 53.1% are female. Chico population in 2022 is estimated to be 102,977, and in 2021 is estimated to be 102,327.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -56,3316.1%
5 - 95,2755.1%
10 - 145,4065.2%
15 - 1910,2609.9%
20 - 2415,30314.8%
25 - 3415,23214.7%
35 - 4411,41211.0%
45 - 549,9179.6%
55 - 594,6504.5%
60 - 645,0584.9%
65 - 747,8797.6%
75 - 844,8204.7%
85 and over1,7721.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Chico Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Chico by race are:

White Population

White population in Chico, California are 84,193, percentage wise 81.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Chico, California are 2,672, percentage wise 2.6 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Chico, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Chico are 4,133, percentage wise 4.0 percent are asians, out of these 31 are Asian Indians, 258 are Chinese, 1,037 are Filipinos, 742 are Japanese, 632 are Korean, 25 are Vietnamese and 1,408 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Chico, California are 21,312. Percentage wise 20.6 percent are hispanics, out of these 17,543 are Mexican people, 1,160 are Puerto Ricans, and 2,609 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race103,315Percent
White84,19381.5%
Black or African American2,6722.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native4790.5%
Asian Population4,1334.0%
Asian Indian310.0%
Chinese2580.2%
Filipino1,0371.0%
Japanese7420.7%
Other Asian Population1,408
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3590.3%
Hispanic or Latino21,31220.6%
Mexican17,54317.0%
Puerto Rican1,1601.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino2,609
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Chico native population is 96,699, out of these 76,490 born in the California state and 19,084 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 6,616, out of these 3,020 are Naturalized US citizen, 131 are in Europe, 1,183 in Asia, 147 in Africa, 1,431 in Latin America and 82 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Chico are 3,596, out of these 155 are from Europe, 685 are from Asia, 2,715 are from Latin America and 41 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native96,699
Born in state of residence76,490
Born in other state in the United States19,084
Northeast2,783
Midwest4,515
South5,959
West5,827
Born outside the United States1,125
Puerto Rico391
U.S. Island Areas39
Born abroad of American parent(s)695
Foreign born
Born outside of United States6,616
Naturalized U.S. citizen3,020
Europe131
Asia1,183
Africa147
Oceania46
Latin America1,431
Northern America82
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen3,596
Europe155
Asia685
Africa0
Oceania0
Latin America2,715
Northern America41
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Chico Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Chico, California are 40,176, Occupied housing units are 37,040, Rental vacancy rate is 6. Percentage of occupancy is 92, 42.06% of houses are owner occupied and 50.13% of houses are renter occupied in Chico. There are 52.41 percent of one-unit detached, 2.45 percent of one-units attached, 4.21 percent of two-unit houses, 10.62 percent of three or four unit homes. 5.01 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 30.83 percent are available with one vehicle, 36.27 percent are available with two vehicles, 18.52 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 6.58 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Chico rental homes or apartments are 20,141, occupied by Renter, The median value of Chico average rental rate is $1,128.

HousingUnits
Total housing units40,176
Occupied housing units37,040
Occupied housing units percent92
Rental vacancy rate6
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached21,057
1-unit attached986
2 units1,692
3 or 4 units4,267
Mobile home2,014
Boat, RV, van, etc.209
Owner-occupied16,899
Renter-occupied20,141
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Chico Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Chico, California is $378,100, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.52 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.97 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 1.18 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.28 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 5.45 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 21.30 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 9.04 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.32 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000610
$50,000 to $99,999791
$100,000 to $149,999475
$150,000 to $199,999111
$200,000 to $299,9992,190
$300,000 to $499,9998,559
$500,000 to $999,9993,632
$1,000,000 or more531
Median (dollars)378,100
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Chico Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,862, 0.16 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 2.82 percent pay between $500 to $999, 6.97 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 5.78 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 5.23 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 4.51 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 2.91 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $500, 1.65 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.84 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.46 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.07 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.04 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 1.69 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $50066
$500 to $9991,132
$1,000 to $1,4992,799
$1,500 to $1,9992,321
$2,000 to $2,4992,103
$2,500 to $2,9991,810
$3,000 or more1,171
Median (dollars)1,862
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250664
$250 to $3991,141
$400 to $5991,793
$600 to $799833
$800 to $999416
$1,000 or more679
Median (dollars)500
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

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