|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chico is 102,338. Chico, California is the 313th largest city in the US.
Chico is located entirely in Butte County.
The current population of Chico (102,338) is it's peak population.
Chico has grown 32.7% since the 2000. Chico, California is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Chico has a population density of 2,617.8 people per square mile.
|308||South Bend, Indiana||103,353||-4.6%|
|310||Wichita Falls, Texas||102,988||-1.0%|
|311||Lee's Summit, Missouri||102,781||44.7%|
|314||San Mateo, California||102,200||10.2%|
|318||Daly City, California||101,243||-2.2%|
The total voting age population of Chico, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 72,796. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.0% of the residents of Chico are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chico are 82.0% White, 5.1% Other, 5.1% Two or more races, 4.7% Asian, 2.1% Black, 0.6% American Indian and 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 18.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chico, 23.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.4%. On a per-household basis, 12.3% of families are below the poverty line in Chico.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.0% of Chico residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.5% of Chico residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 37.4% have a bachelor's degree and 13.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chico residents aged 5 and older, 16.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chico is 8.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chico, 17.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chico is $53,324.
In Chico, 44.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 55.3% of housing units in Chico.
Of all the housing units in Chico, 7.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Chico, 18.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 7,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chico is $1,100.
In Chico, 88.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.