Alturas, CA 96101 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Alturas, CA 96101

Not Acceptable, USPS
Alturas Rancheria, CA 96101
California Pines, CA 96101
Xl Ranch Indian Reservation, CA 96101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 354
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,108
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Modoc County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.513, Longitude -120.552
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Alturas, CA 96101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,606
Population in Households 5,416
Population in Familes 4,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density1 5
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 2,395
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,506
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,556 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 839 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 519 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $157,947
Average Home Value $201,912


Median Household Income $37,374
Average Household Income $49,749
Per Capita Income $21,843
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.31%
Households 0.13% -0.24%
Families 0.14% -0.23%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
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.

Alturas, CA 96101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96101 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 # 1111 37th
Population Density1 # 1587 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1343 24th
Median Household Income # 1492 15th
Per Capita Income # 1274 28th

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