McArthur, CA 96056 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96056: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
McArthur, CA 96056

Acceptable Alternative
Little Valley, CA 96056

Not Acceptable, USPS
Pittville, CA 96056

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 71
  • Single Family Addresses: 473
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lassen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.167, Longitude -121.357
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 96056 has segments in 3 Counties (Lassen, Modoc, Shasta).

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McArthur, CA 96056 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,670
Daytime Population: Workers 656
Daytime Population: Residents 2,162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,818
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 2,593
Population in Familes 2,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $49,607
Average Household Income $68,438
Per Capita Income $28,705


Total Housing Units 1,421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 816 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 320 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $234,225
Average Home Value $323,131


Total Households 1,101
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 764
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.19%
Households 1.07% 0.2%
Families 1.0% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

McArthur, CA 96056 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96056 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1247 29th
Population Density # 1639 7th
Diversity Index # 1379 22nd
Median Household Income # 1171 34th
Per Capita Income # 955 46th

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