Chico demographics profile

StatisticChicoWashingtonNational
Population2,4637,073,146318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,0759791
Median age48.037.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1826%44%43%
Speak English86%81%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%
Chico, WA has a population of 2,463 and is the 9,939th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,075 per sq mi which is 1012% higher than the Washington average and 1086% higher than the national average. The median age in Chico is 48 which is approximately 28% higher than the Washington average of 38. In Chico, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 26% of Chico residents were born in Washington, 57% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Chico is 1012% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Chico is 28% higher than Washington.
  • In Chico 75.03% of the population is White.
  • In Chico 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Chico 14.86% of the population is Asian.

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Chico population breakdown by race

RaceChicoWashingtonNational
White75.03%77.34%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%3.63%12.63%
Asian14.86%7.80%5.22%
American Indian0.93%1.33%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.85%0.63%0.18%
Mixed race4.79%5.34%3.06%
Other race3.53%3.92%4.75%
In Chico, 7.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Chico, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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