Butte County Population 2017

Butte County's estimated population is 226,864 with a growth rate of 0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Butte County is the 27th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016226,8641,6130.72%
2015225,2511,2770.57%
2014223,9741,8580.84%
2013222,1169360.42%
2012221,1801,1930.54%
2011219,98740.00%
2010219,98337,86320.79%
1990182,12038,26926.60%
1980143,85141,88241.07%
1970101,96919,93924.31%
196082,03017,10026.34%
195064,93022,09051.56%
194042,8408,74725.66%
193034,0934,06313.53%
192030,0302,72910.00%
191027,30110,18459.50%
190017,117-822-4.58%
189017,939-782-4.18%
188018,7217,31864.18%
187011,403-703-5.81%
186012,1068,532238.72%
18503,5740.00%

Butte County Population Growth

Population Data via

Butte County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White195,04885.98%
Asian10,3594.57%
Two or More Races9,7354.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,5422.44%
Black or African American3,9471.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6200.27%

Butte County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Butte County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chico864019156751665.98%
Paradise26217265513341.27%
Oroville18708190333251.74%
Gridley6579658670.11%
Biggs17071701-6-0.35%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990