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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Chico

I live where I work, so commuting is really easy, I walk. There are useful businesses nearby, a Wlgreen's, a gas station, a 7-11, and a bunch of dining options nearby.

We are close to schools and to shopping . We are a friendly neighborhood. I can trust our neighbors. We watch out for each other. Safeway is close for grocery shopping. We are within 5 miles of good restaurants and various types of retail stores

that its close to public transportation and there are grocery stores nearby within bus distance or walking

I like the red wood trees and covenant store is close by. Grocery store are not to far. Dog park within 2 miles

It's on a mountain for great views, residences only, no commercial for low traffic. It's an easy drive to local business, but does not attract people to the neighborhood.

I like how neighbors tend to look out for each other. I like how you are able to talk walks to downtown to meet up with friends. You can get to school in about a 5-15 minute walk.

Who Lives Here

Chico Demographics

Education

High School

25%

Associate's

39%

Bachelor's

25%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

45%

3 people

23%

4 people

22%

5 people

6%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

48%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

5%

200k+

6%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

14%

20-45

42%

45-65

20%

65+

13%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Chico?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jul '24-$1100$1495$1650
Jun '24-$1100$1407$1650
May '24-$1300$1395$1600
Apr '24-$1295$1460$1587
Mar '24-$1250$1475$1600
Feb '24-$1250$1387$1600
Jan '24-$1250$1400$1700
Dec '23-$1250$1450$1675
Nov '23-$1250$1400$1592
Oct '23-$1200$1350$1212
Sep '23-$1200$1350$1187
Aug '23-$1065$1525$1437
Jul '23-$1070$1525$1437

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Chico

Chico Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

56%

15-30 Mins

29%

30-40 Mins

8%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5555

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 8 of 9 renters

Percentage: 7373

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Chico

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 68% more grocery stores than average
  3. 7% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Chico serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 68% more restaurants than average
  3. 23% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Chico.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 11% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Chico is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 57% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Chico.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 15% more parks than average
  3. 53% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Chico.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 68% more shops than average
  3. 27% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Chico could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 35% more pet facilities than average
  3. 49% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 13% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Chico's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 80% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 14% more gas stations than average
  3. 29% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Chico Features

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 9 of 9 renters

Chico Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Chico

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