Sierraville, CA 96126 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96126: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sierraville, CA 96126

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 19
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Sierra County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.594, Longitude -120.282
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sierraville, CA 96126 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 347
Population in Households 347
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $266,667
Average Home Value $331,144


Median Household Income $53,499
Average Household Income $69,406
Per Capita Income $30,402
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.64%
Households -0.62% -0.67%
Families -0.59% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Sierraville, CA 96126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96126 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 # 1564 11th
Population Density1 # 1661 5th
Diversity Index2 # 1724 2nd
Median Household Income # 996 43rd
Per Capita Income # 797 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.