Chico, CA

91,545 Population
32.9 square miles 2,780.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 87th Highest in CA
Population Density
2,780.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
38.8%
was 40.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.0%
was 9.3%
Ranked 136th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
19.7%
was 18.7%
Ranked 119th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.9%
was 13.2%
Ranked 81st Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.7
was 6
Ranked 19th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
26.6%
was 26.3%
Ranked 130th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$43,148
was $45,598
Ranked 130th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
52.8
47.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
2.2
was 2.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
352.4
was 338.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,040.1
was 2,915.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
39,317
was 39,844
Ranked 61st Highest in CA
Median Rent
$997
was $976
Ranked 124th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
390
was 184
 
Occupied Housing Units
34,985
was 34,919
 
Homeownership Rate
43.1%
was 44.0%
Ranked 112th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
227
was 126
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,193.2
was 1,209.2
Ranked 103rd Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.9%
was 20.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
163
was 58
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 123rd Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.0
was 4.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.4
was 2.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.2%
was 95.6%
Ranked 47th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.4%
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 100%
Ranked 24th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.8%
was 92.9%
Ranked 36th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.8%
was 40.1%
Ranked 58th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
90.0%
was 90.0%
 
Debt Service Ratio
4.6%
was 5.1%
 
Revenue
$91,821,629
was $80,265,843
 
Expenditure
$75,884,092
was $80,822,580
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,030
was $911
 
Expenditure per Capita
$851
was $918
 

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