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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 $49,061 in 2017, the latest figures available. Chico median household income is $22,744 lower than the median California household income and $11,275 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Chico median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Chico are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Chico California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
Chico $49,061 +6.31% +11.73%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Chico is $49,061. Real median household income peaked in 2006 at $49,844 and is now $783 (1.57%) lower. From a post peak low of $42,794 in 2011, real median household income for Chico has now grown by $6,267 (14.64%).

Real Median Household Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $49,061
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $46,149
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $47,227
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $43,909
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $45,061
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $43,812
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $42,794
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $46,936
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $47,858
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $45,768
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $46,848
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $49,844

Chico Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Chico was $62,247 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, Chico median family income is $19,762 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Chico will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Chico California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
Chico $62,247 -2.65% -0.97%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Chico is $62,247. Real median family income peaked in 2006 at $65,129 and is now $2,882 (4.43%) lower. From a post peak low of $54,814 in 2012, real median family income for Chico has now grown by $7,433 (13.56%).

Real Median Family Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $62,247
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $63,939
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $59,404
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $62,856
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $58,623
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $54,814
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $56,685
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $59,052
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $59,769
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $55,158
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $58,312
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $65,129

Chico Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Chico was $28,038 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, Chico median per capita income is $7,008 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Chico will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Chico California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
Chico $28,038 +5.82% +4.68%

Trends in Chico, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $28,038, the per capita income for Chico was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Chico, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Chico

Date US California Chico
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $28,038
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $26,496
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $24,695
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $26,784
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $25,026
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $24,673
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $23,977
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $25,084
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $25,184
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $25,598
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $25,913
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $26,752