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The City of Chico had a population of 1,116 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Chico is located at latitude 33.2961 and longitude -97.7986 in Wise County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chico (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wise County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 925 feet.

The City of Chico (GNIS ID: 2409448) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Chico is located within Bridgeport Division of Wise 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, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,116
Population in Households 1,116
Population in Familes 962
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 735
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 399
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 286
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 291 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $93,182
Average Home Value $117,612


Median Household Income $44,697
Average Household Income $53,200
Per Capita Income $19,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.69% 1.66%
Households 1.66% 1.65%
Families 1.6% 1.62%
Median Household Income   -0.06%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chico to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 955 45th
Population Density1 # 935 47th
Diversity Index2 # 1188 32nd
Median Household Income # 853 51st
Per Capita Income # 1181 33rd

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