Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 95936

Post Office City:Downieville, CA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Pacific (7:29pm)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.54, -120.80
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95936

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 95936. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 95936 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Downieville, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 95936 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95936 is located in northern 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 95936 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 95936 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 352
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 297
Median Home Value $338,600
Land Area 104.93 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 189
Median Household Income $50,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 57Male Median Age: 58Female Median Age: 57

Under 55712
85 Plus8513


 Male 186 53%
 Female 166 47%


 White 334 94.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 2.3%
 Asian 2 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 8 2.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus8412

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 80 42%
 Single Guardian 20 11%
 Singles 78 41%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 163 86%
 Households with Kids 26 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95936 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 95936 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 95936 real estate data, the median home value of $338,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 95936. Rentals in 95936 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95936 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 352 100%
 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 63 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 64 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 62 21%
 Households Vacant 108 36%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 4 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 72 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 16 15%
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 15 100%
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

The median household income of $50,917 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 95936 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 95936 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 95936 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 95936 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Downieville, CA unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 42 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 42 25%
 No Earnings 84 50%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 42 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 42 25%
 No Earnings 84 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 54 68%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 10%
 Worked at Home 17 22%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 95936 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 0 0%
 High School Graduate 92 55%
 Associate's degree 22 13%
 Bachelor's degree 39 23%
 Master's degree 15 9%
 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 59 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95936

ZIP Code 95936 is in the Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95936.

Downieville Elementary
130 Sch St.
Downieville, CA 95936
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District
Downieville Junior-Senior High School
130 Sch St.
Downieville, CA 95936
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District

Nearby ZIP Codes

Recent ZIP Searches