40.5% unemployed in Chico in 2017


40.5 percent of Chico residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 35.7 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Chico population reached 2,174.

Out of 1,293 people who had a job, 53 were employed in the Armed Forces and 1,240 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Chico for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
881
40.5
Employed
1,293
59.5
Employed in civilian labor force
1,240
57
Employed in armed forces
53
2.4

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