Oroville is a city located in Butte County California. It is also the county seat of Butte County. With a 2020 population of 20,942, it is the 340th largest city in California and the 2198th largest city in the United States. Oroville is currently growing at a rate of 2.20% annually and its population has increased by 4.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,042 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Oroville has a population density of 1,514 people per square mile.
The average household income in Oroville is $49,808 with a poverty rate of 25.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $887 per month, and the median house value is $192,000. The median age in Oroville is 34 years, 33 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Orovillewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.66%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 28.23%.
81.69% of Oroville residents speak only English, while 18.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.59% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Oroville is Islander, with 68.97% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Oroville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.65%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Oroville
92.21% of Oroville residents were born in the United States, with 70.34% having been born in California. 2.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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