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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 $62,563 in 2019, the latest figures available. Chico median household income is $17,877 lower than the median California household income and $3,149 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Chico median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Chico are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chico California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
Chico $62,563 +18.97% +29.99%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $62,563, the median household income for Chico was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $62,563
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $52,588
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $51,167
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $48,130
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $49,255
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $45,795
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $46,996
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $45,693
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $44,632
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $48,951
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $49,913

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Chico Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chico was $76,497 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, Chico median family income is $14,880 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Chico will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Chico California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
Chico $76,497 +14.85% +14.72%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $76,497, the median family income for Chico was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $76,497
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $66,605
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $64,920
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $66,684
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $61,955
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $65,555
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $61,140
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $57,167
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $59,119
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $61,588
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $62,336

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Chico Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chico was $34,250 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, Chico median per capita income is $5,143 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Chico will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chico California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
Chico $34,250 +16.34% +23.95%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $34,250, the per capita income for Chico was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $34,250
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $29,439
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $29,242
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $27,633
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $25,755
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $27,934
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $26,101
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $25,732
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $25,006
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $26,161
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $26,266

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