In 2019, Chico, CA had a population of 226k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $52,537. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Chico, CA declined from 227,075 to 225,817, a −0.554% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,443 to $52,537, a 8.45% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chico, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72%), White (Hispanic) (9.58%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.64%), Other (Hispanic) (4.62%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.45%). 0% of the households in Chico, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
96.7% of the residents in Chico, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chico, CA are California State University-Chico (4,693 degrees awarded in 2019), Butte College (2,913 degrees), and Butte County Regional Occupational Program (81 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Chico, CA was $271,700, and the homeownership rate was 59%. Most people in Chico, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Chico, CA was 2 cars per household.