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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 $51,652 in 2018, the latest figures available. Chico median household income is $23,625 lower than the median California household income and $10,285 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Chico median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Chico are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chico California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
California $75,277 +2.34% +10.11%
Chico $51,652 +2.78% +6.77%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $51,652, the median household income for Chico was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2018 $61,937 $75,277 $51,652
2017 $61,807 $73,555 $50,257
2016 $60,291 $70,883 $47,274
2015 $59,116 $68,363 $48,378
2014 $56,969 $65,756 $44,980
2013 $56,415 $64,988 $46,160
2012 $56,288 $63,911 $44,880
2011 $56,507 $64,099 $43,838
2010 $57,762 $66,605 $48,079
2009 $58,921 $69,140 $49,025
2008 $60,829 $71,342 $46,883
2007 $61,601 $72,779 $47,990

Chico Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chico was $65,419 in 2018. Compared to the median California family income, Chico median family income is $20,746 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Chico will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Chico California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
California $86,165 +2.57% +10.48%
Chico $65,419 +2.60% +7.51%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Chico is $65,419. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $66,716 and is now $1,297 (1.94%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,151 in 2012, real median family income for Chico has now grown by $9,268 (16.51%).

Real Median Family Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2018 $76,401 $86,165 $65,419
2017 $75,692 $84,008 $63,764
2016 $74,360 $80,949 $65,498
2015 $72,348 $77,988 $60,852
2014 $69,978 $75,398 $64,388
2013 $69,134 $73,660 $60,052
2012 $68,512 $72,553 $56,151
2011 $68,763 $73,262 $58,067
2010 $69,953 $75,576 $60,491
2009 $71,663 $78,651 $61,226
2008 $74,083 $81,873 $56,502
2007 $74,267 $81,928 $59,733

Chico Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chico was $28,915 in 2018. Compared to the median California per capita income, Chico median per capita income is $8,209 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Chico will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chico California

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
California $37,124 +3.41% +10.89%
Chico $28,915 +0.68% +14.30%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $28,915, the per capita income for Chico was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2018 $33,831 $37,124 $28,915
2017 $33,187 $35,900 $28,721
2016 $32,573 $34,939 $27,142
2015 $31,775 $33,479 $25,297
2014 $30,672 $32,320 $27,437
2013 $30,431 $31,865 $25,637
2012 $29,934 $31,054 $25,275
2011 $29,884 $31,172 $24,561
2010 $30,077 $31,570 $25,695
2009 $30,984 $32,716 $25,798
2008 $32,255 $34,359 $26,221
2007 $32,400 $34,816 $26,545