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ZIP Code 96101

Primary City:Alturas, CA (View All Cities)
County: Modoc County
Timezone: Pacific (2:24pm)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.6, -120.7
ZIP (~38 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96101

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96101. 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 96101. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96101, 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:
Alturas, CA
Unacceptable:
Alturas Rancheria, California Pines, Xl Ranch Indian Reservation

Stats and Demographics for the 96101 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96101 is located in north California and covers an extremely 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 96101 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 families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96101 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 5,490
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,786
Median Home Value $167,000
Land Area 584.25 sq mi
Water Area 10.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,325
Median Household Income $37,148

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5164150314
5-9185152337
10-14171166337
15-19170180350
20-24127119246
25-29155129284
30-34124122246
35-39177123300
40-44176174350
45-49200212412
50-54214220434
55-59202222424
60-64222224446
65-69175172347
70-74135139274
75-799578173
80-84356297
85 Plus5069119

Gender

 Male 2,777 51%
 Female 2,713 49%
Gender

Race

 White 4,692 85.5%
 Black Or African American 68 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 190 3.5%
 Asian 69 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.3%
 Other Race 229 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 227 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24118394
25-3473148221
35-44186151337
45-54323160483
55-64399113512
65-7435459413
75-8416129190
85 Plus651075

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,086 47%
 Single Guardian 383 16%
 Singles 703 30%
 Singles With Roommate 153 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,680 72%
 Households with Kids 645 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1223658
2272451
3352358
4373774
5272754
6433477
7382967
8363369
9412970
10303363
11292756
12363470
13253055
14514293
15434285
16423678
17352762
18344074
19163551
20292655

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96101 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 96101 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 96101 real estate data, the median home value of $167,000 is slightly higher than average 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 96101. Rentals in 96101 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96101 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,323 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 129 2.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 38 0.7%
 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 887 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 685 25%
 Renter Occupied Households 753 27%
 Households Vacant 461 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 2%
 For Sale Only 48 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 167 36%
 For Migrant Workers 4 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 162 35%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 186 23%
 2 Bedroom 339 43%
 3+ Bedroom 269 34%
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 $37,148 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96101 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 96101 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 96101 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,182 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,091 27%
 No Earnings 1,766 44%
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 1,182 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,091 27%
 No Earnings 1,766 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,490 78%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 37 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 226 12%
 Worked at Home 162 8%
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. 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 305 19%
 High School Graduate 865 53%
 Associate's degree 153 9%
 Bachelor's degree 216 13%
 Master's degree 13 1%
 Professional school degree 19 1%
 Doctorate degree 47 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 801 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 83 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 39 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96101

ZIP Code 96101 is in the Modoc County Office of Education School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96101.

Modoc County Special Education
139 Henderson St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Modoc County Office of Education School District
Modoc County Community - Alturas
139 Henderson St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Modoc County Office of Education School District
Alturas Elementary
809 West 8th St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Modoc Joint Unf School District
Modoc Middle School
906 West Fourth St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Modoc Joint Unf School District
Alturas Community Day
809 West 8th St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Modoc Joint Unf School District
Modoc County Rop
139 Henderson St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Modoc County Rop School District
Modoc High School
900 North Main St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Modoc Joint Unf School District
Warner High School
802 North East St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Modoc Joint Unf School District
High Desert Community Day
802 North East St
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Modoc Joint Unf School District
Alturas Mennonite School
38691 Highway 299
Alturas, CA 96101
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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