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Chico California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Chico California metro area was $45,177 in 2016, the latest figures available. Chico median household income is $22,562 lower than the median California household income and $12,440 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Chico median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Chico are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chico California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
California $67,739 +3.71% +9.22%
Chico $45,177 -2.26% +2.55%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Chico is $45,177. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $48,684 and is now $3,507 (7.20%) lower. From a post peak low of $41,799 in 2011, real median household income for Chico has now grown by $3,378 (8.08%).

Real Median Household Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2016 $57,617 $67,739 $45,177
2015 $56,480 $65,315 $46,221
2014 $54,398 $62,788 $42,950
2013 $53,838 $62,020 $44,052
2012 $53,701 $60,974 $42,818
2011 $53,879 $61,118 $41,799
2010 $55,093 $63,527 $45,858
2009 $56,180 $65,923 $46,744
2008 $58,000 $68,024 $44,703
2007 $58,736 $69,395 $45,758
2006 $57,677 $67,431 $48,684
2005 $56,832 $65,910 $44,984

Chico Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chico was $62,593 in 2016. Compared to the median California family income, Chico median family income is $14,766 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Chico will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Chico California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
California $77,359 +3.82% +10.05%
Chico $62,593 +7.66% +9.22%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Chico is $62,593. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $63,613 and is now $1,020 (1.60%) lower. From a post peak low of $53,570 in 2012, real median family income for Chico has now grown by $9,023 (16.84%).

Real Median Family Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2016 $71,062 $77,359 $62,593
2015 $69,122 $74,511 $58,138
2014 $66,820 $71,996 $61,483
2013 $65,977 $70,296 $57,310
2012 $65,363 $69,218 $53,570
2011 $65,564 $69,854 $55,366
2010 $66,721 $72,084 $57,696
2009 $68,329 $74,992 $58,378
2008 $70,638 $78,066 $53,874
2007 $70,813 $78,119 $56,956
2006 $69,670 $76,857 $63,613
2005 $68,618 $75,554 $61,546

Chico Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chico was $25,938 in 2016. Compared to the median California per capita income, Chico median per capita income is $7,451 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Chico will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chico California

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
California $33,389 +4.39% +9.80%
Chico $25,938 +7.32% +6.02%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Chico is $25,938. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $26,582 and is now $644 (2.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $23,419 in 2011, real per capita income for Chico has now grown by $2,519 (10.76%).

Real Per Capita Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2016 $31,128 $33,389 $25,938
2015 $30,358 $31,986 $24,169
2014 $29,288 $30,861 $26,199
2013 $29,041 $30,410 $24,466
2012 $28,558 $29,626 $24,113
2011 $28,494 $29,722 $23,419
2010 $28,687 $30,111 $24,508
2009 $29,542 $31,194 $24,598
2008 $30,755 $32,761 $25,002
2007 $30,894 $33,197 $25,311
2006 $30,078 $32,110 $26,130
2005 $30,768 $32,937 $26,582