Chico, CA 95926 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95926: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chico, CA 95926

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,341
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,854
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,873
  • County: Butte County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.791, Longitude -121.848
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chico, CA 95926 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 38,890
Daytime Population: Workers 16,865
Daytime Population: Residents 21,124
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,989
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 37,113
Population in Familes 21,768
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,777
Population Density2 4,897
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $41,256
Average Household Income $62,000
Per Capita Income $26,054


Total Housing Units 16,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,340 (37.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,414 (56.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,066 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $328,132
Average Home Value $359,298


Total Households 15,754
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 7,477
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.47%
Households 0.29% 0.44%
Families 0.22% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Chico, CA 95926 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95926 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 405 77th
Population Density # 459 74th
Diversity Index # 1213 31st
Median Household Income # 1409 20th
Per Capita Income # 1092 38th

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