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Population (year 2000): 59,954. Estimated population in July 2005: 71,427 (+19.1% change)
Males: 29,422 (49.1%), Females: 30,532 (50.9%)
Median resident age: 25.9 years
Median household income: $29,359 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,600 (year 2000)
Chico, CA residents, houses, and apartments details
Races in Chico:
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
- White Non-Hispanic (77.2%)
- Hispanic (12.3%)
- Other race (5.7%)
- Two or more races (4.3%)
- American Indian (2.6%)
- Other Asian (2.1%)
- Black (2.0%)
- Chinese (0.6%)
- Japanese (0.6%)
Ancestries: German (16.4%), Irish (12.4%), English (11.2%), Italian (6.3%), United States (4.1%), French (3.4%).California
Elevation: 195 feet
Land area: 27.7 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Chico
- High school or higher: 87.3%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
- Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
- Unemployed: 9.5%
- Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Chico city
- Never married: 46.1%
- Now married: 37.1%
- Separated: 1.6%
- Widowed: 5.4%
- Divorced: 9.9%
8.9% Foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 3.2% Asia, 1.0% Europe).
Population change in the 1990s: +15,306 (+34.3%).
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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (457.6 miles pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: CA Durham, (7.4 miles City, CA (12.2 miles Hamilton CA Paradise, (15.7 miles CA Magalia, (17.0 miles CA (22.1 miles Concow, CA Thermalito, (23.2 miles CA (24.1 miles Biggs, CA Orland, (24.5 miles
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1996: 211 buildings, average cost: $100,700
- 1997: 281 buildings, average cost: $108,800
- 1998: 442 buildings, average cost: $119,600
- 1999: 546 buildings, average cost: $121,900
- 2000: 339 buildings, average cost: $139,600
- 2001: 464 buildings, average cost: $137,900
- 2002: 474 buildings, average cost: $126,700
- 2003: 624 buildings, average cost: $134,800
- 2004: 491 buildings, average cost: $152,900
Latitude: 39.74 N, Longitude: 121.84 W
Area codes: 530, 916
Chico, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.3%), Retail trade (14.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.6%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,057 (+23.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 19,638 (72.9%)
Crime in Chico (2001):
- 2 murders (3.3 per 100,000)
- 36 rapes (59.0 per 100,000)
- 68 robberies (111.4 per 100,000)
- 118 assaults (193.2 per 100,000)
- 491 burglaries (804.0 per 100,000)
- 1,334 thefts (2184.5 per 100,000)
- 283 auto thefts (463.4 per 100,000) crime index = 284.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)
Crime in Chico (2002):
- 2 murders (3.2 per 100,000)
- 47 rapes (75.6 per 100,000)
- 75 robberies (120.7 per 100,000)
- 146 assaults (234.9 per 100,000)
- 647 burglaries (1040.9 per 100,000)
- 1,242 thefts (1998.2 per 100,000)
- 506 auto thefts (814.1 per 100,000) crime index = 346.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)
Average climate in Chico, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Birthplace of: Aaron Rodgers - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Dec 2, 1983), Kyle Lohse - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Minnesota Twins, born: Oct 4, 1978), Garth Archibald - College football player (New Mexico Lobos), Matt Benson - College basketball player (UC Riverside Highlanders), Thomas Wilson - College football player (New Mexico Lobos), Pat Mastelotto - (born 1955), musician.
Main business address for: TRICO BANCSHARES / (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), LANDACORP INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC).
Hospital/medical center in Chico:
- ENLOE MEDICAL CENTER (1531 ESPLANADE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Chico:
- FEATHER RIVER HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; PARADISE, CA)
- OROVILLE HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; OROVILLE, CA)
- BIGGS GRIDLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; EAST GRIDLEY, CA)
Political contributions by individuals in Chico, CA
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chico:
- CHICO MUNI (about 4 miles; CHICO, CA; ID: CIC)
- BEALE AFB (about 51 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; ID: BAB)
- REDDING MUNI (about 61 miles; REDDING, CA; ID: RDD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chico:
- RANCHAERO (about 3 miles; CHICO, CA; ID: O23)
- PARADISE SKYPARK (about 17 miles; PARADISE, CA; ID: Q88)
- HAIGH FIELD (about 21 miles; ORLAND, CA; ID: O37)
CHICO (W. 5TH & ORANGE STS.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Chico:
- CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-CHICO (Full-time enrollment: 14,658; Location: FIRST AND NORMAL STS; Public; Website: www.csuchico.edu; Offers Master's degree)
- CALIFORNIA NORTHERN SCHOOL OF LAW (Location: 1395 RIDGEWOOD DR; Private, for-profit)
- CHICO BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 1356 LONGFELLOW AVE; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Chico:
- BUTTE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,061)
- YUBA COLLEGE (about 45 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; FT enrollment: 5,593)
- SHASTA COLLEGE (about 75 miles; REDDING, CA; FT enrollment: 5,251)
- SIERRA COLLEGE (about 78 miles; ROCKLIN, CA; FT enrollment: 9,313)
- AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE (about 82 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; FT enrollment: 13,984)
- UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-DAVIS (about 83 miles; DAVIS, CA; FT enrollment: 24,405)
- CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-SACRAMENTO (about 85 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; FT enrollment: 20,830)
Public high schools in Chico:
- CHICO HIGH (Students: 2,085; Location: 901 ESPLANADE; Grades: 09 - 12)
- PLEASANT VALLEY HIGH (Students: 1,996; Location: 1475 EAST AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
- FAIR VIEW HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 234; Location: 102 W. 11TH ST.; Grades: 07 - 12)
- BUTTE COUNTY COMMUNITY (Students: 103; Location: 2491 CARMICHAEL DR. STE 500; Grades: 07 - 12)
- SCHOOL OF APPLIED RESOURCES (Students: 10; Location: 3935 MORROW LANE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Chico:
- CHAMPION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 146; Location: 1184 EAST AVENUE; Grades: 7 - 12)
- PLEASNT VALLEY BAPIST SCH (Students: 109; Location: 355 PANAMA AVENUE; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Chico:
- BIDWELL JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 856; Location: 2376 NORTH AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
- CHICO JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 786; Location: 280 MEMORIAL WAY; Grades: 06 - 08)
- MARSH (HARRY M.) JR. HIGH (Students: 693; Location: 2253 HUMBOLDT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
- WILSON (EMMA) ELEMENTARY (Students: 665; Location: 1530 W. EIGHTH AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
- SIERRA VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 600; Location: 1598 HOOKER OAK AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
- LITTLE CHICO CREEK ELEMENTARY (Students: 559; Location: 2090 AMANDA WAY; Grades: KG - 06)
- MCMANUS (JOHN A.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 527; Location: 988 EAST AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
- SHASTA ELEMENTARY (Students: 519; Location: 169 LEORA CT.; Grades: KG - 06)
- MARIGOLD ELEMENTARY (Students: 496; Location: 2446 MARIGOLD AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
- PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 479; Location: 1770 E. EIGHTH ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Chico:
- CHICO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 2801 NOTRE DAME BLVD; Grades: PK - 6)
- NOTRE DAME ELEM - JR HI SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 435 HAZEL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
- KING'S CHRISTIAN SCHOOL THE-AG (Students: 161; Location: 1137 ARBUTUS AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
- REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 57; Location: 746 MOSS AVENUE; Grades: KG - 5)
- CHICO OAKES SDA SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 1859 HOOKER OAK AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
- MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 39; Location: 3105 ESPLANADE; Grades: 1 - 7)
- AMY CARMICHAEL CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 17; Location: 873 E. 16TH ST.; Grades: 1 - 11)
- CHICO MONTESSORI CHILD'S HOUSE (Students: 8; Location: 814 GLENN ST; Grades: KG - KG)
Notable locations in Chico: Bidwell Mansion State Monument (A), Bidwell Municipal Golf Course (B), United States Department of Agriculture Plant Introduction Garden (C), Hooker Oak (D), Mechoopda Indian Rancheria (E), Canyon Oaks Golf Course (F), Diamond Match Factory (G), Chico Museum (H), Chico City Hall (I), Chico Branch Butte County Library (J), Chapman Neighborhood Center (K), Meriam Library (L), Veterans Memorial Building (M), Fire Station Number 2 (N), Fire Station Number 1 (O), Bidwell Mansion (P), Craig Hall (Q).
Shopping Center: Park Village Shopping Center (1).
Churches in Chico include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Grace Brethren Church (B), Trinity Methodist Church (C), Southside Foursquare Church (D), Bidwell Memorial Presbyterian Church (E), The Neighborhood Church (F), Calvary Southern Baptist Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H).
Cemetery: Chico Cemetery (1).
Lake: Horseshoe Lake (A).
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dead Horse Slough (A).
Parks in Chico include: Depot Park (1), Silver Dollar Fairgrounds (2), Bidwell Park (3), Bidwell River Park (4), Twentieth Street Park (5), Oak Way Park (6).
Post office: (A).
Chico compared to California state average:
- Median household income below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Median age significantly below state average.
- Renting percentage above state average.
- Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
- House age below state average.
- Number of college students significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Chico:
- KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- KKXX (930 AM; 1 kW; PARADISE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
- KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
- KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
- KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
- KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
- KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
- KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
- KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
- KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
- KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Chico:
- KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
- KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
- KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
- KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
- KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
- K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
- KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
- KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
- KLRS (92.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
- KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
- K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
- KZFR (90.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN VALLEY COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
- KKCY (103.1 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
- KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
- KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
- K300AD (107.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
TV broadcast stations around Chico:
- KCVU (Channel 30; PARADISE, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
- KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
- K53FT (Channel 53; CHICO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
- K02OA (Channel 2; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
- KHSL-TV (Channel 12; CHICO, CA; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF CHICO-REDDING, INC.)
- KKPM-CA (Channel 28; CHICO, CA; Owner: PAUL STRIEBY & MATT TUTER)
- KZVU-LP (Channel 22; CHICO, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
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