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ZIP Code 96143

Post Office City:Kings Beach, CA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Placer County
Timezone: Pacific (5:52am)
Coordinates:39.23, -120.02
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96143

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Primary/preferred city:
Kings Beach, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 96143 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96143 is located in northern 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 96143 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96143 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,414
Population Density 802 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,110
Median Home Value $394,300
Land Area 5.50 sq mi
Water Area 0.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,658
Median Household Income $40,683

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 33

Under 5168153321
85 Plus41317


 Male 2,433 55%
 Female 1,981 45%


 White 3,787 85.8%
 Black Or African American 18 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.5%
 Asian 21 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 424 9.6%
 Two Or More Races 140 3.2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus9312

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 712 43%
 Single Guardian 209 13%
 Singles 494 30%
 Singles With Roommate 243 15%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,116 67%
 Households with Kids 542 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96143 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 96143 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 96143 real estate data, the median home value of $394,300 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 96143 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 96143 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96143 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,335 98%
 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 79 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 552 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 174 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 932 30%
 Households Vacant 1,452 47%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 155 10.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.1%
 For Sale Only 42 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,205 83.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 2.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 212 25%
 1 Bedroom 161 19%
 2 Bedroom 337 40%
 3+ Bedroom 127 15%
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 $40,683 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 96143 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Residents in ZIP code 96143 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 96143 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,211 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,577 45%
 No Earnings 682 20%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,211 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,577 45%
 No Earnings 682 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,924 79%
 Public transportation 124 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 236 10%
 Worked at Home 166 7%
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, the area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

For more information, see Kings Beach, CA public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 925 32.8%
 High School Graduate 997 35.3%
 Associate's degree 217 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 584 20.7%
 Master's degree 87 3.1%
 Professional school degree 12 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 698 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96143

ZIP Code 96143 is in the following school districts: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District and Private. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96143.

Kings Beach Elementary
8125 Steelhead
Kings Beach, CA 96143
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Tahoe Expedition Academy
8651 Speckled Ave
Kings Beach, CA 96143
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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