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, 2017)


Total Population 313
Daytime Population: Workers 119
Daytime Population: Residents 193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 312
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $52,758
Average Household Income $72,052
Per Capita Income $32,458


Total Housing Units 217 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (35.0%)
Median Home Value $258,333
Average Home Value $315,138


Total Households 141
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 97
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 -0.73% -0.91%
Households -0.67% -0.87%
Families -0.69% -0.84%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Sierraville, CA 96126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96126 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 # 1578 10th
Population Density # 1675 5th
Diversity Index # 1729 2nd
Median Household Income # 1078 39th
Per Capita Income # 776 56th

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