Latest Data (2018)
Population 94,776
Nationwide Rank 337

Quick Facts

Chico, California is the 337th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Chico, California is a city.

Chico, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Chico had its largest population ever.

Chico, California's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Chico, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
327 Compton, California 96,617 3.1%
328 Longmont, Colorado 96,577 33.6%
329 Erie, Pennsylvania 96,471 -6.9%
330 Nampa, Idaho 96,252 75.7%
331 Flint, Michigan 95,943 -23.0%
332 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,777 1.3%
333 Sunrise, Florida 95,458 10.9%
334 New Bedford, Massachusetts 95,315 1.5%
335 Hesperia, California 95,274 51.1%
336 Mission Viejo, California 95,202 1.7%
337 Chico, California 94,776 22.9%
338 Lynn, Massachusetts 94,654 6.1%
339 Roswell, Georgia 94,650 15.9%
340 Portsmouth, Virginia 94,632 -5.7%
341 Quincy, Massachusetts 94,580 7.0%
342 South Gate, California 94,443 -2.1%
343 Dearborn, Michigan 94,333 -3.5%
344 Plantation, Florida 94,288 13.4%
345 Concord, North Carolina 94,130 66.2%
346 Livonia, Michigan 93,971 -6.6%
347 Yakima, Washington 93,884 12.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
141 Ontario 181,107 14.1%
145 Rancho Cucamonga 177,751 37.6%
146 Santa Rosa 177,586 18.9%
147 Oceanside 176,080 8.7%
149 Elk Grove 172,886 111.6%
150 Garden Grove 172,646 4.3%
154 Corona 168,819 30.8%
160 Hayward 159,620 13.2%
161 Lancaster 159,053 33.4%
164 Palmdale 156,667 33.3%
165 Salinas 156,259 8.8%
169 Sunnyvale 153,185 16.2%
172 Pomona 152,361 2.8%
173 Escondido 152,213 13.3%
181 Torrance 145,182 5.0%
187 Pasadena 141,371 5.0%
191 Fullerton 139,640 10.3%
193 Orange 139,484 7.3%
195 Roseville 139,117 71.1%
205 Visalia 133,800 39.9%
212 Concord 129,688 6.0%
214 Santa Clara 129,488 26.4%
217 Thousand Oaks 127,690 8.6%
221 Simi Valley 125,851 12.3%
228 Victorville 122,312 89.5%
230 Vallejo 121,913 3.8%
232 Berkeley 121,643 18.0%
244 Fairfield 116,884 20.7%
249 Carlsbad 115,877 45.9%
250 El Monte 115,586 -0.5%
251 Murrieta 114,985 121.9%
252 Temecula 114,742 67.0%
255 Costa Mesa 113,615 3.7%
261 Downey 112,269 4.4%
262 Clovis 112,022 60.2%
267 Antioch 111,535 21.8%
271 San Buenaventura (Ventura) 111,128 9.7%
275 Richmond 110,146 10.5%
277 Inglewood 109,419 -2.9%
280 Jurupa Valley 108,393
283 Santa Maria 107,408 37.5%
286 Daly City 107,008 3.2%
290 West Covina 106,311 0.9%
293 Norwalk 105,120 0.5%
294 San Mateo 105,025 13.2%
298 Burbank 103,695 3.2%
299 Rialto 103,440 11.4%
301 El Cajon 103,241 8.5%
306 Vista 101,224 12.5%
310 Vacaville 100,154 11.9%
326 San Marcos 96,847 73.3%
327 Compton 96,617 3.1%
335 Hesperia 95,274 51.1%
336 Mission Viejo 95,202 1.7%
337 Chico 94,776 22.9%
342 South Gate 94,443 -2.1%
353 Menifee 92,595 116.4%
356 Carson 91,909 2.1%
357 Tracy 91,812 58.1%
358 Redding 91,772 12.7%
360 Chino 91,583 30.7%
361 Santa Monica 91,411 8.3%
362 Santa Barbara 91,350 1.9%
363 Indio 91,240 81.3%
365 Westminster 90,938 3.0%
367 Livermore 90,269 22.0%
368 San Leandro 89,703 12.4%
378 Citrus Heights 87,910 2.9%
384 Hawthorne 86,965 3.2%
387 Redwood City 86,200 14.2%
388 Whittier 86,064 2.6%
391 Lake Forest 85,623 12.5%
394 Newport Beach 85,326 7.9%
395 Hemet 85,275 43.5%
402 Alhambra 84,649 -0.6%
408 Chino Hills 83,447 23.8%
409 Mountain View 83,377 17.9%
410 Merced 83,316 28.8%
414 Buena Park 82,421 5.5%
416 Pleasanton 82,372 28.1%
424 Manteca 81,592 61.8%
433 Milpitas 80,430 27.9%
435 Lakewood 80,140 0.8%
436 Tustin 79,795 17.8%
439 Napa 79,263 8.7%
440 Perris 79,133 117.4%
441 Folsom 79,022 49.9%
444 Alameda 78,338 8.0%
453 Bellflower 77,131 5.6%
456 Upland 77,000 11.8%
463 San Ramon 75,839 68.8%
465 Baldwin Park 75,813 -0.1%
477 Rancho Cordova 74,585 38.8%
478 Union City 74,559 10.4%
490 Apple Valley 73,508 34.6%
491 Turlock 73,504 29.0%
498 Pittsburg 72,437 26.6%
505 Redlands 71,586 11.9%
513 Lynwood 70,504 0.7%
517 Walnut Creek 69,825 8.0%
520 Davis 69,289 17.1%
522 Camarillo 69,127 20.2%
534 Lake Elsinore 68,183 132.9%
538 Yorba Linda 67,787 14.7%
539 South San Francisco 67,733 11.7%
543 Redondo Beach 67,412 6.1%
544 Rocklin 67,221 80.4%
547 Lodi 66,995 16.5%
548 Yuba City 66,992 31.0%
552 Palo Alto 66,666 13.8%
559 Laguna Niguel 66,266 5.4%
568 Madera 65,706 50.4%
577 San Clemente 64,857 28.2%
579 Eastvale 64,822
580 Santa Cruz 64,725 15.8%
582 Tulare 64,475 40.5%
590 Brentwood 63,800 157.9%
592 Dublin 63,445 106.9%
599 Encinitas 62,904 8.1%
600 Pico Rivera 62,888 -0.9%
601 Montebello 62,632 0.6%
604 La Habra 62,183 4.5%
607 Petaluma 61,917 12.9%
610 National City 61,431 13.1%
621 Woodland 60,531 21.7%
623 Monterey Park 60,401 0.3%
625 Cupertino 60,170 14.3%
629 Porterville 59,988 30.5%
633 Gardena 59,721 3.0%
634 La Mesa 59,556 8.6%
644 Gilroy 58,756 40.8%
645 San Rafael 58,704 4.5%
650 Arcadia 58,610 10.1%
653 Huntington Park 58,173 -5.2%
654 Santee 58,115 9.5%
673 Hanford 56,910 35.6%
679 Diamond Bar 56,275 -0.1%
684 Fountain Valley 55,814 1.4%
685 Novato 55,655 16.4%
691 Highland 55,406 23.5%
702 Cathedral City 54,902 27.7%
706 Colton 54,741 13.9%
709 Rosemead 54,412 1.4%
710 Paramount 54,387 -1.7%
721 Watsonville 53,920 15.8%
727 West Sacramento 53,727 67.6%
728 Yucaipa 53,682 29.5%
734 Palm Desert 53,185 19.2%
738 Delano 53,014 33.4%
745 Glendora 52,002 5.0%
749 Aliso Viejo 51,783 29.4%
751 Placentia 51,671 10.7%
768 Cerritos 50,462 -2.1%
776 Azusa 49,958 11.4%
780 Poway 49,704 3.0%
789 Beaumont 49,241 331.2%
795 Cypress 48,958 5.0%
796 San Jacinto 48,867 104.4%
798 Ceres 48,769 39.9%
799 La Mirada 48,683 3.7%
804 Palm Springs 48,375 12.5%
805 Rancho Santa Margarita 48,325 2.7%
809 Newark 48,198 12.9%
815 Lincoln 47,978 308.5%
816 Covina 47,963 2.2%
823 San Luis Obispo 47,446 6.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 94,776 337
2017 93,293 344
2016 91,567 347
2015 90,316 350
2014 89,180 349
2013 88,077 350
2012 87,714 349
2011 86,831 347
2010 86,187 347
2009 84,880 349
2008 84,379 345
2007 83,680 347
2006 83,268 348
2005 82,585 346
2004 81,808 346
2003 80,636 346
2002 79,685 355
2001 78,373 359
2000 77,093 361
1990 44,328 604