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Where is Butte County, California?

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Butte County is a county equivalent area found in California, USA. The county government of Butte is found in the county seat of Oroville.

With a total 4,343.75 sq. km of land and water area, Butte County, California is the 400th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 224,241 people, Butte County has a total 96582 households earning 43752 on average per year.

Butte County, California - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 6007
Area Codes 530
Time Zone PST
Major Cities Chico (population: 106,933), Oroville (population: 51,383), Paradise (population: 27,741), Magalia (population: 12,336), Gridley (population: 10,885), Durham (population: 3,813), Biggs (population: 3,177), Berry Creek (population: 1,451), Palermo (population: 1,421), Forest Ranch (population: 1,310)
Land Area 86,580 sq miles
Water Area 1,636 sq miles
Household Income $43,752
Housing Units 96,582
Median Home Value $225,900
High School Grads 88% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $11,025 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $355,840 per capita
Universities and Colleges California State University-Chico

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.