Loyalton, CA 96118 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96118: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Loyalton, CA 96118

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 63
  • Single Family Addresses: 9
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sierra County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.67, Longitude -120.237
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Loyalton, CA 96118 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,586
Population in Households 1,555
Population in Familes 1,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 666
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 830 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $255,645
Average Home Value $308,405


Median Household Income $49,253
Average Household Income $61,159
Per Capita Income $26,022
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.56%
Households -0.63% -0.67%
Families -0.65% -0.61%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Loyalton, CA 96118 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96118 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 # 1328 24th
Population Density1 # 1533 13th
Diversity Index2 # 1514 14th
Median Household Income # 1158 34th
Per Capita Income # 1016 42nd

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