The unemployment rate in Chico Metro Area is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chico Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.1%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chico Metro Area's cost of living is 10.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the Chico metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Chico metro area flipped slightly Democratic, 49.5% to 47.6%. More Voting Stats
Chico Metro Area's population is 217,884 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Chico Metro Area is Real Estate: $381,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%.
Chico Metro Area public schools spend $11,027 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22 students per teacher in Chico Metro Area. More Education