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ZIP Code 96122

Primary City:Portola, CA (View All Cities)
County: Plumas County
Timezone: Pacific (4:33pm)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.8, -120.4
ZIP (~13 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96122

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96122. 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 96122. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96122, 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:
Portola, CA
Unacceptable:
Delleker

Stats and Demographics for the 96122 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96122 is located in north 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 96122 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96122 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,883
Population Density 63 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,321
Median Home Value $182,500
Land Area 61.32 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,651
Median Household Income $40,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1181161171311009997100971591671501809771553331
Female11510810313010496971091061621801801389384515257
Total2332242202612041951942092033213473303181901551068588

Gender

 Male 1,918 49%
 Female 1,965 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,253 83.8%
 Black Or African American 21 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 2.3%
 Asian 24 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 355 9.1%
 Two Or More Races 136 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner77912025131118310942
Renter611049212193462210
Total6818321237240422913152

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 810 49%
 Single Guardian 254 15%
 Singles 477 29%
 Singles With Roommate 110 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,181 72%
 Households with Kids 470 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2617242224203115262018212533322827271732
Female1723261931172417192025162022293024262118
Total4340504155375532454043374555615851533850

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96122 has a 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 96122 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 96122 real estate data, the median home value of $182,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96122 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96122 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96122 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,859 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 24 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 700 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 402 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 549 24%
 Households Vacant 670 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 123 18.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 71 10.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 358 53.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 112 16.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 109 17%
 2 Bedroom 307 48%
 3+ Bedroom 225 35%
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 $40,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 96122 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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. However, that is not the case in 96122. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 842 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,218 32%
 No Earnings 1,737 46%
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 842 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,218 32%
 No Earnings 1,737 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,438 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 117 7%
 Worked at Home 46 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 227 14%
 High School Graduate 1,014 64%
 Associate's degree 102 6%
 Bachelor's degree 142 9%
 Master's degree 64 4%
 Professional school degree 31 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 704 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 129 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96122

ZIP Code 96122 is in the Plumas Unf School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96122.

C. Roy Carmichael Elementary
895 West St
Portola, CA 96122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plumas Unf School District
Portola Opportunity
895 West St
Portola, CA 96122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plumas County Office of Education School District
Portola Junior/Senior High School
155 Sixth Ave
Portola, CA 96122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plumas Unf School District
Beckwourth (jim) High (continuation)
155 Sixth Ave
Portola, CA 96122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plumas Unf School District

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