Chico, Washington Population 2021

2,846
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Chico is a city located in Washington. Chico has a 2020 population of 2,846. Chico is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 25.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,259 in 2010. Chico reached it's highest population of 2,846 in 2019.

The average household income in Chico is $123,887 with a poverty rate of 2.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,833 per month, and the median house value is $427,000. The median age in Chico is 42.3 years, 41 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.9 males.

Chico Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chico was:

  • White: 74.95%
  • Asian: 12.05%
  • Two or more races: 8.08%
  • Black or African American: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chico, Washington is 2,846, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,840.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,259.

Chico, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13374.95%
Asian34312.05%
Two or More Races2308.08%
Black or African American1033.62%
Some Other Race371.30%
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Chico Population by Race

Chico Population Pyramid 2021

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Chico Median Age

42.3


Total

41


Male

43.8


Female

Chico Adults

There are 2,147 adults, (455 of whom are seniors) in Chico.

Chico Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chico Sex Ratio

Female

1,431

50.28%

Male

1,415

49.72%

Chico Population by Age

Chico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.6%2.4%
Female95.9%4.1%
All93.4%6.6%
Non Family81%19%
Male0%0%

93.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chico Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0302.7693.4
Married6603.0397.6
Non Family2471.7681
Female1233.3595.9
Male00

3.03

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Chico Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade402.01%
9th to 12th Grade281.40%
High School Graduate38319.21%
Some College62931.54%
Associates Degree22111.08%
Bachelors Degree44822.47%
Graduate Degree24512.29%
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Chico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4951,479547
Asian315263105
Hispanic696919
Multiple Races585822
Black5757
Other Race232311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 47.83%.

Chico Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,556$77,969$40,093
Less Than High School$31,125$$
High School Grad$42,552$43,125$
Some College$41,623$67,321$40,149
Bachelors Degree$83,229$88,421$
Graduate Degree$86,563$101,979$71,250

$45,556

Average Earnings

$77,969

Average Male

$40,093

Average Female

Chico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chico Language by Age

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Chico Language

90.91% of Chico residents speak only English, while 9.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.82% of the population.

Chico Language

Chico Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,069432.08%
Asian343329.33%
Multiple230104.35%
Hispanic143106.99%

2.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.27%

Male Poverty Rate

4.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chico is Asian, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chico is White, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.11%.

Chico Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.24%
High School6.79%
Some College3.76%
Bachelors or Greater1.15%

Chico Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.41%
Male Employed1.57%
Female Employed1.13%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chico Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$112,984$123,887
Families$116,875$132,655
Married Families$128,750-
Non Families$66,964$90,853
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Income by Household Type

Chico Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chico Married by Age and Sex

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Chico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chico Marital Status by Race

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Chico Marital Status

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390

Number of Veterans

325

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War194
Vietnam186
Second Gulf War117
Korea33
World War II17

Chico Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74122
35 to 54111
55 to 6488
75+49
18 to 3420

Chico Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White34422.51%
Asian268.58%
2 or More2024.10%
Hispanic1314.94%

Chico Veterans by Race

Chico Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chico Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chico Employment by Age

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Chico Employment by Race

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Chico Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.12%

Born in Washington

89.14%

Native Born

10.86%

Foreign Born

3.06%

Non Citizen

7.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.14% of Chico residents were born in the United States, with 36.12% having been born in Washington. 3.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chico Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,8460.00%
20202,8460.00%
20192,84660.21%
20182,8402057.78%
20172,6351726.98%
20162,46330614.19%
20152,157442.08%
20142,113-70-3.21%
20132,183-136-5.86%
20122,319-43-1.82%
20112,3621034.56%
20102,2590.00%

Chico Population by Year