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Growth Projections

BCAG Long-Term Regional Growth Forecasts 2014-2040

Forecasts 2014-2040 (Draft)

The long-term regional growth forecasts for 2014-2040 provide insight into the growth trends that are anticipated to occur within Butte County and the incorporated cities and town during the next twenty-six years.  Approximately every four years, the Butte County Association of Governments (BCAG) prepares the  forecasts of housing, population, and employment for the Butte County area. The forecasts are used in preparation of BCAG's 2016 Metropolitan Transportation Plan, Sustainable Communities Strategy, Air Quality Conformity Determination, and Regional Housing Needs Plan and provide data support for BCAG's regional Travel Demand Model.

Regional Growth Forecasts 2014-2040 (2016 MTP)


Past Forecasts

Department of Finance Population Projections

The Demographic Research Unit, California Department of Finance, prepares population projections for the counties of California.

Butte County Population Projections 2010-2060 (January 2013)

Butte County Population Projections 2000-2050 (May 2009)

Butte County Projected Age Distribution 2000-2050 (May 2009)

See DOF Demographic Research website for more details.

Department of Finance School Enrollment Projections (added May 2009)

The Demographic Research Unit, California Department of Finance, prepares projections of California public K-12 graded enrollment and high school graduates by county.

Butte County Public K-12 Graded Enrollment Projections

See DOF Demographic Research website for more details.