Chico, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chico, Washington - Basic Facts

The Chico Census Designated Place had a population of 2,280 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Chico is located at latitude 47.6234 and longitude -122.7198 in Kitsap County. The formal boundaries for the Chico Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Chico Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584958) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Chico Census Designated Place is located within Bremerton Division of Kitsap County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chico population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Chico Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Chico, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,280
Population in Households 2,280
Population in Familes 1,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 995
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 885
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 936 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 731 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $383,571
Average Home Value $394,425


Median Household Income $91,958
Average Household Income $108,462
Per Capita Income $41,602
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.23%
Households 0.39% 0.34%
Families 0.34% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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, 2015 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 # 296 53rd
Population Density1 # 300 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 256 59th
Median Household Income # 50 92nd
Per Capita Income # 66 90th

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