Truckee, CA 96161 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96161: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Truckee, CA 96161

Acceptable Alternative
Northstar, CA 96161

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boca, CA 96161
Donner Lake, CA 96161
Glenshire, CA 96161
Hobart Mills, CA 96161
Prosser Lakeview, CA 96161
Tahoe Donner, CA 96161

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 782
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,768
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 660
  • County: Nevada County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.353, Longitude -120.19
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 96161 has segments in 2 Counties (Nevada, Placer).

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Truckee, CA 96161 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,416
Daytime Population: Workers 14,132
Daytime Population: Residents 8,473
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,605
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 19,363
Population in Familes 14,730
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $77,095
Average Household Income $101,103
Per Capita Income $39,788


Total Housing Units 16,440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,089 (31.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,544 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,807 (53.6%)
Median Home Value $503,350
Average Home Value $548,865


Total Households 7,633
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 4,957
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 0.93% 0.87%
Households 0.88% 0.84%
Families 0.88% 0.84%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Truckee, CA 96161 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96161 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 # 830 53rd
Population Density # 1197 32nd
Diversity Index # 1288 27th
Median Household Income # 506 71st
Per Capita Income # 517 71st

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