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ZIP Code 96161

Post Office City:Truckee, CA (View All Cities)
County: Nevada County
Timezone: Pacific (1:41pm)
Coordinates:39.2, -120.4
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96161

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 96161. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 96161 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:
Truckee, CA
Acceptable:
Northstar
Unacceptable:
Boca, Donner Lake, Glenshire, Hobart Mills, Prosser Lakeview, Tahoe Donner

Stats and Demographics for the 96161 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96161 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 96161 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96161 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Truckee, CA population.

Population 18,451
Population Density 101 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,285
Median Home Value $462,800
Land Area 181.82 sq mi
Water Area 1.53 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,293
Median Household Income $67,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56225531,175
5-96265821,208
10-145395711,110
15-195415061,047
20-24513443956
25-298026151,417
30-347486571,405
35-397756661,441
40-447396891,428
45-497367701,506
50-548498281,677
55-597546751,429
60-646325261,158
65-69358315673
70-74225189414
75-7911289201
80-846757124
85 Plus315182

Gender

 Male 9,669 52%
 Female 8,782 48%
Gender

Race

 White 16,048 87.0%
 Black Or African American 70 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 104 0.6%
 Asian 280 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.1%
 Other Race 1,538 8.3%
 Two Or More Races 392 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2443210253
25-343558401,195
35-441,0145261,540
45-541,4333801,813
55-641,3392081,547
65-7461470684
75-8418433217
85 Plus38644

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,951 54%
 Single Guardian 793 11%
 Singles 1,600 22%
 Singles With Roommate 949 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,906 67%
 Households with Kids 2,387 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123124247
2125120245
3129115244
4125105230
5113130243
6110119229
7134112246
8128106234
9141115256
10111125236
11111111222
12100105205
1310699205
14111131242
15114115229
16103128231
17129118247
1811876194
197769146
208660146

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96161 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 96161 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 96161 real estate data, the median home value of $462,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 96161. Rentals in 96161 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96161 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,392 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 59 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,988 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,032 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,273 14%
 Households Vacant 8,992 55%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 214 2.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 47 0.5%
 For Sale Only 212 2.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 0.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8,369 93.1%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 126 1.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 92 4%
 1 Bedroom 268 12%
 2 Bedroom 735 34%
 3+ Bedroom 1,083 50%
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 $67,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96161 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 96161 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 96161 can expect to fall in that range. 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 5,817 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,409 38%
 No Earnings 3,041 21%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,817 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,409 38%
 No Earnings 3,041 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,279 87.3%
 Public transportation 54 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 151 1.6%
 Worked at Home 996 10.5%
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 736 6%
 High School Graduate 5,530 43%
 Associate's degree 1,202 9%
 Bachelor's degree 3,834 30%
 Master's degree 1,033 8%
 Professional school degree 351 3%
 Doctorate degree 221 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,859 78.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 480 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 286 7.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96161

ZIP Code 96161 is in the Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96161.

Cold Stream Alternative
11661 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Glenshire Elementary
10990 Dorchester Dr.
Truckee, CA 96161
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Donner Trail Elementary
52755 Donner Pass Rd.
Kingvale, CA 96161
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Tahoe Lake Elementary
375 Grove St.
Tahoe City, CA 96161
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Truckee Elementary
11911 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Alder Creek Middle School
10931 Alder Dr.
Truckee, CA 96161
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Sierra Expeditionary Learning
11603 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Sierra High (continuation)
11661 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
Tahoe Truckee High School
11725 Donner Pass Rd.
Truckee, CA 96161
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District

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