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
  • County: Sierra County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.67, Longitude -120.237
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 64
  • PO Box Addresses: 671
  • Residential Addresses: 10
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 10

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Loyalton, CA 96118 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,587
Daytime Population: Workers 373
Daytime Population: Residents 1,025
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,398
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 1,556
Population in Familes 1,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $47,421
Average Household Income $62,533
Per Capita Income $26,779


Total Housing Units 842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $264,773
Average Home Value $298,097


Total Households 671
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 439
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 -0.69% -0.81%
Households -0.68% -0.82%
Families -0.67% -0.83%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Loyalton, CA 96118 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96118 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 # 1332 24th
Population Density # 1533 13th
Diversity Index # 1512 14th
Median Household Income # 1229 30th
Per Capita Income # 1057 40th

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