Chico Tourism, California

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Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States. The population was 86,187 As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 86,187, reflecting an increase of 26,233 from the 59,954 counted in the 2000 Census. The city is a cultural, economic, and educational center of the northern Sacramento Valley and home to both California State University, Chico and Bidwell Park, the country's 26th largest municipal park and the 13th largest municipally-owned park. Bidwell Park makes up over 17% of the city. Other cities in close proximity to the Chico Metropolitan Area (population 212,000) include Paradise and Oroville, while local towns and villages (unincorporated areas) include Durham, Cohasset, Dayton, Nord, and Forest Ranch. The Chico Metropolitan Area is the 14th largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in California. The nickname "City of Trees" appears on the Seal of the City of Chico. The city has been designated a Tree City USA for 31 years by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

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Is Chico in United States on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. When planning a trip to Chico, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Sacramento. Sacramento, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento, California State Capitol Museum. To reach Chico, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Sacramento International Airport. A holiday in Chico can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Chico*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chico

    Know the pollution level of Chico before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Chico: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chico for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chico.

    • Burglary and Theft 68.75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 78.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 71.88 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 78.13 (High)
  • Living in Chico - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Chico is 156.82 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 36.33 (Low)
    • Climate Index 84.85 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 29.53 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.77 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 68.06 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.73 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 83.62 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Chico

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chico

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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