Sierra City, CA 96125 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96125: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sierra City, CA 96125

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bassetts, CA 96125

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 25
  • Single Family Addresses: 18
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sierra County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.57, Longitude -120.648
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sierra City, CA 96125 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 204
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 124
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 205
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 204
Population in Familes 150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $54,104
Average Household Income $68,449
Per Capita Income $35,566


Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (25.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (64.5%)
Median Home Value $316,667
Average Home Value $321,753


Total Households 106
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.72% -0.9%
Households -0.63% -0.96%
Families -0.86% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Sierra City, CA 96125 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96125 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 # 1619 8th
Population Density # 1572 11th
Diversity Index # 1713 3rd
Median Household Income # 1035 41st
Per Capita Income # 655 63rd

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