Oroville

Oroville is a city located in Butte County, California. It is situated at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, about 75 miles (121 km) north of Sacramento. It is the county seat of Butte County and is home to the Feather River and the Oroville Dam, which is one of the tallest earthen dams in the world. The city is a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to Lake Oroville, which offers fishing, boating, and other water activities, as well as campgrounds, trails, and picnic areas. The city also hosts the annual Oroville Salmon Festival and the Gold Rush Days celebration. Additionally, the city is home to a number of historic sites, such as the Chinese Temple, the Oroville Chinese Temple and Museum, the Chinese Community Hall, and the Table Mountain Rancheria.

Overview for Oroville, CA

20,409 people live in Oroville, where the median age is 34.9 and the average individual income is $20,785. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,409

Total Population

34.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$20,785

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Oroville, CA

Oroville has 7,352 households, with an average household size of 2.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Oroville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,409 people call Oroville home. The population density is 1,475.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,409

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.9

Median Age

49.53 / 50.47%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,352

Total Households

2.57

Average Household Size

$20,785

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Oroville, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Oroville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Ipakanni Early College Charter
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Butte County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Come Back Butte Charter
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
St Thomas The Apostle Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Stanford Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Plumas Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Prospect High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Oroville High Community Day
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Nelson Avenue Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Heritage Community Day
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
BASES Learning Center
PUBLIC
1st - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available

Around Oroville, CA

There's plenty to do around Oroville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

56
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
47
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Shake Tea, Diamond Dash, and Olson House Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.98 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.62 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.5 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.05 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.72 miles 20 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.8 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
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