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ZIP Code 96126

Post Office City:Sierraville, CA (View All Cities)
County: Sierra County
Timezone: Pacific (12:15am)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.6, -120.3
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96126

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 96126. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 96126 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:
Sierraville, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 96126 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96126 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 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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5112
5-96612
10-14336
15-19527
20-248311
25-29235
30-34314
35-398816
40-445611
45-4981018
50-54231639
55-59121325
60-646612
65-697310
70-74279
75-7910515
80-845510
85 Plus123

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24202
25-34066
35-444711
45-54251035
55-6416319
65-74718
75-8416117
85 Plus303

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1000
2112
3000
4000
5101
6112
7112
8022
9325
10112
11000
12011
13112
14101
15000
16213
17213
18000
19101
20112

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.

For more information, see Sierraville, CA poverty.

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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 47 77%
 High School Graduate 2 3%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 12 20%
 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 William (R) Rouse Rop School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96126.

William R. Rouse Rop
305 S. Lincoln St.
Sierraville, CA 96126
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: William (R) Rouse Rop School District

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