Homes for Sale in Chico California
Real estate options in Chico consist of single family homes for sale, condominiums, town homes, estates, foreclosure properties, farmland and land for custom building.
Located in Northern Sacramento Valley, Chico is the most densely populated city in Butte County. Other cities located in the metropolitan area include Paradise and Oroville. An even blend of family-oriented residential areas, an historic downtown, urban conveniences and a lush Northern California landscape, Chico is home to people from all walks of life. The city's own website claims Chico is "known as a well-managed city that values quality infrastructure and services, and maintains a special sense of community and small-town living as it has developed into a vibrant regional center for business, recreation and cultural activities." A population of 90,000 currently call Chico home, with an additional 40,000 or so living in unincorporated urban areas sharing the city's borders. Chico itself occupies just over 30 square miles of green, gently rolling terrain. At the center of Chico's culture and economy is California State University, Chico. Specializing in courses teaching about green practices and sustaining our future, Chico State, as it is locally known, is attended by thousands of students from all over the world each year. The students and faculty of the CSU campus make up for a fresh, diverse culture in Chico. For younger scholars, the city has two high schools, three middle schools and numerous elementary schools. The industry of agriculture also contributes to Chico's economy and lifestyle. Crops like peaches, plums, rice, almonds, kiwis and olives are grown in and around Chico.
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