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ZIP Code 96125

Post Office City:Sierra City, CA (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Pacific (5:36pm)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.7, -120.7
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96125

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Primary/preferred city:
Sierra City, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 96125 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96125 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 96125 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely small. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96125 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 258
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 443
Median Home Value $343,900
Land Area 98.92 sq mi
Water Area 0.60 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 130
Median Household Income $120,781

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 56Male Median Age: 56Female Median Age: 57

Under 5516
85 Plus347


 Male 134 52%
 Female 124 48%


 White 236 91.5%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.8%
 Asian 3 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 12 4.7%
 Two Or More Races 5 1.9%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus415

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 62 48%
 Single Guardian 16 12%
 Singles 40 31%
 Singles With Roommate 12 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 114 88%
 Households with Kids 16 12%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96125 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 96125 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 96125 real estate data, the median home value of $343,900 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 96125. Rentals in 96125 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96125 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 256 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 2 0.8%
 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 68 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 31 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 31 7%
 Households Vacant 313 71%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 7 2.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 0.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 297 94.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 2.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 5 100%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $120,781 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96125 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 96125 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. A higher percentage of people in 96125 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 96125 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

For more information, see Sierra City, CA poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 129 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 136 44%
 No Earnings 45 15%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 129 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 136 44%
 No Earnings 45 15%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 143 68%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 25 12%
 Worked at Home 42 20%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 96125 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 5 2%
 High School Graduate 94 38%
 Associate's degree 50 20%
 Bachelor's degree 99 40%
 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 61 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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