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ZIP Code 96126

Primary City:Sierraville, CA (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Pacific (9:25am)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -120.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96126

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96126. 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 96126. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96126, 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:
Sierraville, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 96126 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96126 is located in north California and covers a slightly higher 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 96126 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96126 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 215
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 156
Land Area 88.71 sq mi
Water Area 1.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 101

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 52Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 53

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male163582385823126721051
Female163233186101613637552
Total21267115416111839251210915103

Gender

 Male 115 53%
 Female 100 47%
Gender

Race

 White 202 94.0%
 Black Or African American 2 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner20425167163
Renter067103110
Total261135198173

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 54 53%
 Single Guardian 9 9%
 Singles 28 28%
 Singles With Roommate 10 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 86 85%
 Households with Kids 15 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male01001110310011022011
Female01000112210110011001
Total02001222520121033012

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96126 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96126 were primarily built in the 1980s. Rentals in 96126 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96126 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 215 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 35 22%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 38 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 28 18%
 Households Vacant 55 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 69%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 22%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 17 100%
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

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Pedestrians and cyclists beware. The area has some of lowest percentages of commutes without a vehicle in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 96126 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 96126 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. 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 12 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 47%
 No Earnings 21 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12 19%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 29 47%
 No Earnings 21 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 41 100%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 0 0%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 30 94%
 High School Graduate 2 6%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 43 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96126

ZIP Code 96126 is in the Sierra County Office of Education School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96126.

Sierra County Special Education
305 South Lincoln St
Sierraville, CA 96126
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Sierra County Office of Education School District
William R. Rouse Rop
305 South Lincoln St
Sierraville, CA 96126
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: William (R) Rouse Rop School District
Sierra County Opportunity
305 South Lincoln St
Sierraville, CA 96126
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Sierra County Office of Education School District

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