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ZIP Code 95959

Post Office City:Nevada City, CA (View All Cities)
County: Nevada County
Timezone: Pacific (1:55pm)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.4, -120.8
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95959

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 95959. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 95959 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:
Nevada City, CA
Unacceptable:
Cherokee, Graniteville, North Bloomfield, North Columbia

Stats and Demographics for the 95959 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95959 is located in northern California and covers a large 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 95959 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 95959 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,838
Population Density 72 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,600
Median Home Value $389,200
Land Area 247.92 sq mi
Water Area 1.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,513
Median Household Income $63,132

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 51


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5305308613
5-9381397778
10-145534621,015
15-195254921,017
20-24397341738
25-29434350784
30-34441395836
35-39425360785
40-44471461932
45-496246471,271
50-548128841,696
55-599551,0201,975
60-641,0329772,009
65-696696111,280
70-74412393805
75-79256263519
80-84210225435
85 Plus149201350

Gender

 Male 9,051 51%
 Female 8,787 49%
Gender

Race

 White 16,570 92.9%
 Black Or African American 100 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 150 0.8%
 Asian 203 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.1%
 Other Race 206 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 588 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242388111
25-34210389599
35-44480329809
45-541,1704111,581
55-641,8533912,244
65-741,1601241,284
75-8457569644
85 Plus20932241

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,975 53%
 Single Guardian 927 12%
 Singles 1,982 26%
 Singles With Roommate 629 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,728 76%
 Households with Kids 1,785 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16860128
26259121
35462116
45761118
56674140
67972151
76687153
89490184
97674150
1010395198
119590185
1211498212
1310680186
1413599234
1511695211
1611391204
17128142270
188882170
198082162
207269141

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95959 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 95959 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 95959 real estate data, the median home value of $389,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 95959. Rentals in 95959 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95959 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,294 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 279 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 32 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 233 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,830 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,850 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,833 21%
 Households Vacant 1,087 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 87 8.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 1.3%
 For Sale Only 124 11.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 37 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 653 60.1%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 170 15.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 84 5%
 1 Bedroom 352 22%
 2 Bedroom 611 38%
 3+ Bedroom 555 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 $63,132 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 95959 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. A higher percentage of people in 95959 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 95959 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,250 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,544 30%
 No Earnings 6,458 42%
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 4,250 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,544 30%
 No Earnings 6,458 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,498 76.8%
 Public transportation 129 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 423 5.9%
 Worked at Home 1,082 15.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

For more information, see Nevada City, CA education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 617 5%
 High School Graduate 6,138 46%
 Associate's degree 1,495 11%
 Bachelor's degree 3,101 23%
 Master's degree 1,370 10%
 Professional school degree 546 4%
 Doctorate degree 187 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,434 87.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 242 8.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 123 4.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95959

ZIP Code 95959 is in the following school districts: Nevada County Office of Education School District, Twin Ridges Elementary School District, Nevada City Elementary School District, and Private. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95959.

Nevada County Special Education
400 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nevada County Office of Education School District
Forest Charter
470 Searls Ave.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nevada County Office of Education School District
Sugarloaf Mountain Juvenile Hall Program
15434 Highway 49
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nevada County Office of Education School District
Grizzly Hill
16661 Old Mill Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Twin Ridges Elementary School District
Nevada City Charter
750 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nevada City Elementary School District
Deer Creek Elementary
805 Lindley Ave.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nevada City Elementary School District
Seven Hills Intermediate
700 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nevada City Elementary School District
Twin Ridges Home Study Charter
111 New Mohawk Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nevada County Office of Education School District
Nevada City School of the Arts
13032 Bitney Springs Rd.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nevada County Office of Education School District
Yuba River Charter
505 Main St.
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nevada County Office of Education School District
Milhous School - Nevada City
10591 Milhous Dr
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Echo Ridge Christian School
15504 Liberty Cir
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ananda Living Wisdom School
14618 Tyler Foote Rd
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Milhous School - Sacramento
10591 Milhous Dr
Nevada City, CA 95959
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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