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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Economic Statistics

Chico, California,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over48,500100.0
In labor force30,44762.8
Civilian labor force
30,34462.6
Employed
27,46356.6
Unemployed
2,8815.9
Percent of civilian labor force
9.5(X)
Armed Forces
1030.2
Not in labor force18,05337.2
Females 16 years and over24,972100.0
In labor force14,38757.6
Civilian labor force
14,38757.6
Employed
13,20552.9
Own children under 6 years4,123100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,34156.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over26,947100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone18,85770.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled3,40512.6
Public transportation (including taxicab)5061.9
Walked1,4755.5
Other means1,6796.2
Worked at home1,0253.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)17.4(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over27,463100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations9,70335.3
Service occupations5,35919.5
Sales and office occupations7,83728.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3451.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,7356.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,4849.0
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining6442.3
Construction1,2474.5
Manufacturing1,5485.6
Wholesale trade9013.3
Retail trade4,10214.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities6792.5
Information7852.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,6936.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,8986.9
Educational, health and social services8,32230.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,45712.6
Other services (except public administration)1,2424.5
Public administration9453.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers19,74071.9
Government workers5,53720.2
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business2,0777.6
Unpaid family workers1090.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households23,424100.0
Less than $10,0004,03817.2
$10,000 to $14,9992,2379.6
$15,000 to $24,9993,89416.6
$25,000 to $34,9992,98112.7
$35,000 to $49,9993,52415.0
$50,000 to $74,9993,54115.1
$75,000 to $99,9991,6317.0
$100,000 to $149,9991,0194.4
$150,000 to $199,9993151.3
$200,000 or more2441.0
Median household income (dollars)29,359(X)
With earnings18,83180.4
Mean earnings (dollars)
40,269(X)
With Social Security income4,50919.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,296(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,2805.5
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,929(X)
With public assistance income1,2245.2
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
4,680(X)
With retirement income3,03513.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,760(X)
Families11,646100.0
Less than $10,0008547.3
$10,000 to $14,9998157.0
$15,000 to $24,9991,50812.9
$25,000 to $34,9991,44412.4
$35,000 to $49,9992,04417.6
$50,000 to $74,9992,42520.8
$75,000 to $99,9991,27010.9
$100,000 to $149,9998277.1
$150,000 to $199,9992412.1
$200,000 or more2181.9
Median family income (dollars)43,077(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,970(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers35,548(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,173(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,477(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
With related children under 18 years1,186(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
With related children under 5 years
706(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.6
Families with female householder, no husband present763(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.2
With related children under 18 years667(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)36.3
With related children under 5 years
361(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)56.6
Individuals15,121(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.6
18 years and over12,755(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)28.5
65 years and over
464(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.2
Related children under 18 years2,297(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
1,491(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.6
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over10,348(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)47.7
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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