In 2020, Chico, CA had a population of 223k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $54,972. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Chico, CA declined from 225,817 to 223,344, a −1.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,537 to $54,972, a 4.63% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chico, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.2%), White (Hispanic) (8.8%), Other (Hispanic) (4.87%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.63%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.55%).
None of the households in Chico, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.5% of the residents in Chico, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chico, CA are California State University-Chico (4,503 degrees awarded in 2020), Butte College (2,681 degrees), and Butte County Regional Occupational Program (53 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Chico, CA was $304,700, and the homeownership rate was 59.5%. Most people in Chico, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Chico, CA was 2 cars per household.