Chico is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,052 people and just one neighborhood, Chico is the 816th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Chico is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.33% of the Chico workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Chico is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chico who work in office and administrative support (18.92%), sales jobs (13.02%) and food service (7.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Chico has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Chico has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Chico than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Chico may be for you.
Being a small city, Chico does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.