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Chowchilla is a city in Madera County, in the Madera metro area.
The community was named after the Indian tribe that lived along the river
The latitude of Chowchilla is 37.123N. The longitude is -120.259W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 240 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,127.
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8% of Chowchilla residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chowchilla ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chowchilla was $11,927, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Chowchilla residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Chowchilla, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $444. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $813.
Libraries in Chowchilla include Chowchilla Branch Library ... View libraries
Madera County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chowchilla political report.
The average commute time for Chowchilla workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Chowchilla between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Chowchilla include Days Inn.
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