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ZIP Code 96142

Primary City:Tahoma, CA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
Timezone: Pacific (6:59am)
Coordinates:39.066, -120.142
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96142

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96142. 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 96142. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96142, 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:
Tahoma, CA
Meeks Bay, Rubicon Bay

Stats and Demographics for the 96142 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96142 is located in north California and covers a slightly less 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 96142 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96142 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,037
Population Density 51 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,105
Median Home Value $482,100
Land Area 20.21 sq mi
Water Area 2.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 484
Median Household Income $40,913

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus


 Male 574 55%
 Female 463 45%


 White 973 93.8%
 Black Or African American 6 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 7 0.7%
 Asian 11 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.5%
 Other Race 12 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 23 2.2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 227 47%
 Single Guardian 48 10%
 Singles 152 31%
 Singles With Roommate 57 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 367 76%
 Households with Kids 117 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96142 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 96142 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 96142 real estate data, the median home value of $482,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 96142 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96142 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,037 100%
 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 204 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 100 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 180 9%
 Households Vacant 1,621 77%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 26 1.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 22 1.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,544 95.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 1.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 26 14%
 1 Bedroom 55 29%
 2 Bedroom 65 34%
 3+ Bedroom 46 24%
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 $40,913 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 96142 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 96142 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. Most commuters in 96142 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 196 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 174 33%
 No Earnings 153 29%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 196 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 174 33%
 No Earnings 153 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 266 91%
 Public transportation 15 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 4 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 5 2%
 Worked at Home 3 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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 12 7%
 High School Graduate 85 47%
 Associate's degree 25 14%
 Bachelor's degree 38 21%
 Master's degree 9 5%
 Professional school degree 10 6%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 108 74%
 Enrolled in Private School 33 23%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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