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ZIP Code 96020

Primary City:Chester, CA (View All Cities)
County: Plumas County
Timezone: Pacific (6:04pm)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.3, -121.3
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96020

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96020. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 96020. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96020, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Chester, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 96020 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96020 is located in northwest California and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 96020 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96020 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,416
Population Density 60 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,752
Median Home Value $283,600
Land Area 40.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.43 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,078
Median Household Income $43,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 48Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 49

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male575786885055566465101841151269959291913
Female55546175525645528098108981278544383332
Total112111147163102111101116145199192213253184103675245

Gender

 Male 1,223 51%
 Female 1,193 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,215 91.7%
 Black Or African American 11 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 47 1.9%
 Asian 21 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.2%
 Other Race 38 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 79 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner535791352011577214
Renter2986598864271314
Total341211382232651848528

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 562 52%
 Single Guardian 133 12%
 Singles 308 29%
 Singles With Roommate 75 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 820 76%
 Households with Kids 258 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1313144167139121218191720171919171610
Female15611118916129106141021142316121016
Total2819251524162921212224332741314235292626

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96020 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96020 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 96020 real estate data, the median home value of $283,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 96020 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96020 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,403 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 12 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 487 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 211 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 380 22%
 Households Vacant 674 38%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 74 11.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Sale Only 31 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 473 70.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 90 13.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 90 27%
 2 Bedroom 158 48%
 3+ Bedroom 81 25%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $43,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 96020 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 479 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 478 26%
 No Earnings 895 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 479 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 478 26%
 No Earnings 895 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 644 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 50 7%
 Worked at Home 56 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 91 10%
 High School Graduate 616 69%
 Associate's degree 27 3%
 Bachelor's degree 118 13%
 Master's degree 30 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 15 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 267 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 12 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 54 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96020

ZIP Code 96020 is in the Plumas Unf School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96020.

Chester Elementary
158 Aspen St
Chester, CA 96020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plumas Unf School District
Chester Junior/Senior High School
612 First St
Chester, CA 96020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plumas Unf School District
Almanor High (continuation)
612 First St
Chester, CA 96020
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plumas Unf School District
St Andrew'S Academy
198 Main St
Chester, CA 96020
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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