Chico, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Chico, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Chico had a population of 1,111 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Chico, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,111
Population in Households 1,111
Population in Familes 962
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 732
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $45,979
Average Household Income $55,967
Per Capita Income $20,373


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $102,128
Average Home Value $129,167


Total Households 396
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 285
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.22% 1.32%
Households 1.16% 1.28%
Families 1.17% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

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, 2018 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 # 963 45th
Population Density # 952 46th
Diversity Index # 1161 34th
Median Household Income # 911 48th
Per Capita Income # 1198 32nd

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