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, 2016)


Total Population 33,715
Population in Households 33,315
Population in Familes 26,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 400
Population Density1 163
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 13,336
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 8,600
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,093 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,822 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,514 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 757 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $320,969
Average Home Value $356,814


Median Household Income $54,047
Average Household Income $71,674
Per Capita Income $28,859
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.96%
Households 0.79% 0.88%
Families 0.84% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chico, CA 95973 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95973 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 503 71st
Population Density1 # 1127 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1253 29th
Median Household Income # 972 45th
Per Capita Income # 882 50th

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