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ZIP Code 96148

Post Office City:Tahoe Vista, CA (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Placer County
Timezone: Pacific (7:36am)
Coordinates:39.240, -120.045
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96148

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Primary/preferred city:
Tahoe Vista, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 96148 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96148 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 96148 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 96148 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 788
Population Density 580 people per sq mi
Housing Units 677
Median Home Value $570,000
Land Area 1.36 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 318
Median Household Income $58,478

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40

Under 5262753
85 Plus145


 Male 425 54%
 Female 363 46%


 White 685 86.9%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4 0.5%
 Asian 13 1.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.3%
 Other Race 66 8.4%
 Two Or More Races 18 2.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus404

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 159 50%
 Single Guardian 35 11%
 Singles 92 29%
 Singles With Roommate 32 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 225 71%
 Households with Kids 93 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96148 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 96148 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 96148 real estate data, the median home value of $570,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 96148. Rentals in 96148 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96148 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 788 100%
 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 126 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 86 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 106 16%
 Households Vacant 359 53%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 5.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.6%
 For Sale Only 10 2.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 323 90.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 1.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 8%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 55 42%
 3+ Bedroom 67 51%
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 $58,478 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96148 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 96148 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.

For more information, see Tahoe Vista, CA unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 180 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 423 64%
 No Earnings 60 9%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 180 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 423 64%
 No Earnings 60 9%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 430 92%
 Public transportation 5 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 4%
 Worked at Home 10 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 64 13%
 High School Graduate 194 39%
 Associate's degree 109 22%
 Bachelor's degree 103 21%
 Master's degree 16 3%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 16 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 83 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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