Chowchilla is a city located in Madera County California. With a 2020 population of 17,512, it is the 313th largest city in California and the 2065th largest city in the United States . Chowchilla is currently declining at a rate of -2.23% annually and its population has decreased by -6.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,720 in 2010. Chowchilla reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 11 miles, Chowchilla has a population density of 1,580 people per square mile.
The average household income in Chowchilla is $68,184 with a poverty rate of 20.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $895 per month, and the median house value is $216,400. The median age in Chowchilla is 34.5 years, 34.5 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.