Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States. The population was 59,954 at the 2000 census but was estimated to have grown to 87,713 as of 2009. The city is a cultural, economic, and educational center of the northern Sacramento Valley and home to both Chico State University and Bidwell Park, one of the country's 25 largest municipal parks and the 13th largest municipally-owned park.
Other cities in close proximity to the Chico Metropolitan Area (population 212,000) include Paradise and Oroville, while local towns and villages (unincorporated areas) include Durham, Cohasset, Dayton, Hamilton City, Nord, and Forest Ranch. The Chico Metropolitan Area is the 14th largest metropolitan statistical area in California.
California Manufacturing Jobs Coming Soon
In Chico, California manufactures have felt a dramatic impact from the economic state. They have suffered from economic setbacks, costly regulations, environmental restrictions, and worker shortages. Jack Stewart from the California Manufacturing and Technology Association has stated that he has seen a better attitude in the industry as far as the economy is concerned. He also states that he is working hard on bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States from overseas in order to help stimulate the economy. It will not only stimulate the local economy, but nationally as well.
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