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Chico, Washington - Basic Facts

Chico is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Chico Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kitsap County at latitude 47.6115 and longitude -122.7104. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 33 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Chico Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Chico, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,287
Population in Households 2,287
Population in Familes 1,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 998
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 886
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 687
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 938 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 735 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $376,415
Average Home Value $391,474


Median Household Income $89,117
Average Household Income $105,904
Per Capita Income $40,547
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.39%
Households 0.51% 0.49%
Families 0.38% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.34%
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, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chico to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 294 53rd
Population Density1 # 299 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 256 59th
Median Household Income # 63 90th
Per Capita Income # 66 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.