Real Estate Market Update for Chico, CA
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Welcome to March's Market Update,. Let's take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of March. The number of active listings was down 1% from one year earlier, and up 2% from the previous month. This recent increase reflected a larger selection of homes for buyers to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 310-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold did not change ... reflecting virtually no change in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 240-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 28% year-over-year, and increased 35% month-over-month. Despite a slight annual decrease, this upward monthly sales trend indicates positive momentum. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
Map Information for Chico, CA
Area Information for Chico, CA
  • Population: 86,916
  • Median Age: 28.58 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 12.33 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7.5%
  • Population Density: 2,640/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 13.28%
  • Closest Airport: Chico Municipal
  • Closest College: California State University At Chico
  • Closest Jr. College: Butte College
  • Median Household Income: $42,103
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 22.23%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.84 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $214,302
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Sacramento River Cats
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 36%
* Scale from 1-5** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Chico, CA
Median Age: 28.58 Married: 24% Number of Households: 35,857 Households with Children: 8,733
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Chico, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Pleasant Valley Baptist School 2.5 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Shasta Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-6 3-5 5
      Core Butte Charter School 3.4 mi Public K-12 2-5 4
      Montessori Elementary School 3.7 mi Private K-7 0 5
      Wildflower Open Classroom School 4.1 mi Public - 2-5 0
      Mcmanus (john A.) Elementary School 4.1 mi Public K-6 1 2
      Academy For Change 4.2 mi Public 7-12 1 0
      Bidwell Junior High School 4.3 mi Public 7-8 3 3
      International Christian School 4.4 mi Private K-10 0 0
      Pleasant Valley High School 4.5 mi Public 9-12 4 3
      Blue Oak Charter School 4.6 mi Public K-8 2-5 4
      Marigold Elementary School 4.7 mi Public K-6 3-5 4
      Loma Vista School 4.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Neal Dow Elementary School 5.0 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Chico Oaks Adventist School 5.2 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Sierra View Elementary School 5.3 mi Public K-6 4 4
      Hooker Oak Elementary School 5.4 mi Public K-6 2-5 5
      Sherwood Montessori School 5.4 mi Public K-8 3 0
      King's Christian School 5.4 mi Private K-6 0 5
      Citrus Avenue Elementary School 5.6 mi Public K-6 1 2
      Chico High School 5.8 mi Public 9-12 3-5 3
      Inspire School Of Arts And Sciences 5.8 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Parkview Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-6 3 4
      Chico Montessori Children's House 5.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Nord Country School 5.9 mi Public K-6 3 5
      Emma Wilson Elementary School 5.9 mi Public K-6 2-5 5
      Chico Junior High School 6.0 mi Public 7-8 3-5 3
      Pivot Charter School North Valley 6.0 mi Public - 0 0
      Marsh (harry M.) Junior High School 6.4 mi Public 7-8 4 4
      Notre Dame School 6.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Rosedale Elementary School 6.6 mi Public K-6 2 4
      Little Chico Creek Elementary School 6.7 mi Public K-6 2-5 4
      Oakdale School 6.7 mi Public K-6 1 4
      Fair View High (continuation) School 6.7 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Chico Country Day School 6.7 mi Public K-8 3-5 5
      Chapman Elementary School 6.8 mi Public K-6 1 4
      Butte County Rop School 7.6 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      The Progressive Schoolhouse 7.7 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Zanella Academy 8.2 mi Private 2-12 0 0
      Chico Christian School 8.4 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics 2014
      Local Weather for Chico, CA
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.