Chico, California 

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Population

90,660

+6.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$42,334

Median Home Price

$337,900

Best Places to Live in Chico, California

Small town/College town - Northern California, northeastern portion of the Central Valley at the foot of the Sierra range.
Pros
-Some college-town amenities
-Mild winters
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Isolation
-High unemployment
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in Chico, CA
 $308,000 
2193 Huntington Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1215 SqFt
 $308,000 
2193 Huntington Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1215 SqFt
 $299,000 
1712 Hemlock St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 1050 SqFt
 $382,500 
2814 Dolphin Bnd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1234 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chico Metro Area

Chico is home to a major campus of the California State University and a variety of agricultural activities. Nearby mountains, Lassen Volcanic National Park, and Lake Almanor offer outdoor recreation. “Chico State” as the school is known locally brings a few college amenities to the area but it falls short of description as a classic college town. While summers can be unbearably hot and dry, winters are pleasant and many outdoor activities can be pursued throughout the year.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: California
County: Butte County
Metro Area: Chico Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Chico
Zip Codes: 95926 95928 95973
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 230 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chico is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chico jobs have increased by 2.12%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chico's cost of living is 21.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Chico's Cost of Living

VOTING
Butte county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chico's population is 90,660 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.50%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chico is $337,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.34%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Chico

SCHOOLS
Chico public schools spend $9,313 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.5 students per teacher in Chico. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Chico

It's a good time to buy in Chico. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Chico Real Estate or Find top agents in Chico

The median home price in Chico is $337,900. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Chico   23 Reviews
Chico - 2/11/2017
Hi, I was wondering if anyone who lives in/is familiar with Chico could give me some suggestions for safe areas of the town to rent an apartment. By safe I mean: Safe... Read More

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Petty Crime Rampant/ Little Help from Police - 9/13/2016
I am a retired Chico State professor and have witnessed a marked deterioration in public safety, particularly in recent years. My beautiful home has been vandalized,... Read More

The Weather Is Great! - 3/13/2012
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ZIP CODES IN CHICO, CALIFORNIA
95926 95928 95973

NEW LISTINGS IN CHICO CA
$308,000
2193 Huntington Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$299,000
1712 Hemlock St
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 |

$382,500
2814 Dolphin Bnd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$319,000
178 Terrace Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$399,000
53 Glenshire Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$330,000
609 Victorian Park Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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