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Chico, Washington - Basic Facts

The Chico Census Designated Place had a population of 2,346 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Chico, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,346
Population in Households 2,346
Population in Familes 2,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,024
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 913
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 708
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 969 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 760 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $386,920
Average Home Value $422,862


Median Household Income $97,636
Average Household Income $108,889
Per Capita Income $41,787
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.58%
Households 0.83% 0.71%
Families 0.74% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington 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 # 290 54th
Population Density1 # 290 54th
Diversity Index2 # 254 59th
Median Household Income # 47 93rd
Per Capita Income # 67 89th

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