Chico, CA 95973 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95973: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chico, CA 95973

Acceptable Alternative
Cohasset, CA 95973

Not Acceptable, USPS
Nord, CA 95973
Richardson Springs, CA 95973

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,118
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,942
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,395
  • County: Butte County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.737, Longitude -121.83
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 95973 has segments in 2 Counties (Butte, Tehama).

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Chico, CA 95973 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,359
Daytime Population: Workers 12,324
Daytime Population: Residents 18,982
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,306
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 34,955
Population in Familes 27,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 404
Population Density2 183
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $55,970
Average Household Income $75,970
Per Capita Income $30,499


Total Housing Units 14,797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,249 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,718 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 830 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $341,274
Average Home Value $377,997


Total Households 13,967
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 9,018
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 1.2% 1.02%
Households 1.07% 0.94%
Families 1.11% 0.97%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Chico, CA 95973 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95973 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 # 480 73rd
Population Density # 1110 37th
Diversity Index # 1260 29th
Median Household Income # 964 45th
Per Capita Income # 862 51st

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