Penn Valley, CA 95946 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95946: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Penn Valley, CA 95946

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lake Wildwood, CA 95946

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 218
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,168
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Nevada County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.216, Longitude -121.194
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Penn Valley, CA 95946 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,504
Population in Households 9,488
Population in Familes 7,908
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 170
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 4,004
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,913
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,683 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,228 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 776 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 679 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $319,390
Average Home Value $379,314


Median Household Income $63,503
Average Household Income $78,734
Per Capita Income $33,194
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.14%
Households 0.0% 0.13%
Families 0.01% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Penn Valley, CA 95946 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95946 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1012 42nd
Population Density1 # 1122 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1678 5th
Median Household Income # 693 61st
Per Capita Income # 669 62nd

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