Chico, Texas

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Chico, Texas
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Location of Chico, Texas
Location of Chico, Texas
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Coordinates: 33°17′46″N 97°47′55″W / 33.29611°N 97.79861°W / 33.29611; -97.79861Coordinates: 33°17′46″N 97°47′55″W / 33.29611°N 97.79861°W / 33.29611; -97.79861
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyWise
Area
 • Total1.5 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Land1.5 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
925 ft (282 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total946
 • Density630/sq mi (240/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76431
Area code940
FIPS code48-14620[1]
GNIS feature ID1381628[2]

Chico is a town in Wise County, Texas, United States. The population was 946 in 2020.[3]

Geography[edit]

Chico is located at 33°17′46″N 97°47′55″W / 33.29611°N 97.79861°W / 33.29611; -97.79861 (33.296056, –97.798605). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880292
189032310.6%
1960654
197072310.6%
198089023.1%
1990800−10.1%
200094718.4%
20101,0025.8%
2020946−5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
Chico racial composition as of 2020[3]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 735 77.7%
Black or African American (NH) 5 0.53%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 6 0.63%
Asian (NH) 2 0.21%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 30 3.17%
Hispanic or Latino 168 17.76%
Total 946

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 946 people, 338 households, and 258 families residing in the city.

Education[edit]

The city of Chico is served by the Chico Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2022-05-21.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer Files 2016-Places-Texas". US Census. Retrieved 7 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  7. ^ http://www.census.gov[not specific enough to verify]
  8. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". www.census.gov. Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[7][8]