Nationwide Claims to Fame

Chowchilla is 1st out of 6,406 other cities in Female residents

Statewide Claims to Fame

Chowchilla is 1st in California out of 644 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Current population (2012) 17,925 305th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.7 331st 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,443.5 443rd 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 5.4% 473rd 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.1% 582nd 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.0% 558th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 65.9% 533rd 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 9.4% 553rd 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Race - White 61.6% 352nd 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 12.6% 52nd 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.0% 42nd 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.1% 505th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 363rd 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.8% 487th 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 37.8% 252nd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 42.1% 364th 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Female residents 70.1% 1st 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 14.0% 466th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Housing units 4,154 452nd 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.7% 407th 30.8% 25.9%
Households 3,653 456th 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 47.7% 545th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $182,000 558th $421,600 $186,200
People per household 3.2 225th 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Income per capita $12,612 599th $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $41,858 549th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.5% 177th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Chowchilla Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 657 460th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $93,799 393rd $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,049 357th $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $9,783 416th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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