Official Zip Code NameTruckee
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Area Code530
Alternate Zip Code NamesNORTHSTAR
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBOCA
Current Population:18451
Racial Majority: 81.48%
Public School Racial Majority:White 59.3%
Unemployment Rate:6.10%
Median Household Income$73722
Average Adjusted Gross Income$85673
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time20.6 Minutes
Curent Temperature:
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Primary County: Nevada
Elevation Range5729 - 7861 ft.
Area195 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)39.33407974, -120.17932129

Zip Code 96161 Description

Zip Code 96161 is located in the state of California in the Sacramento - Stockton - Modesto metro area. Zip code 96161 is primarily located in Nevada County. Portions of 96161 are also located in Placer County. The official US Postal Service name for 96161 is TRUCKEE, California. Portions of zip code 96161 are contained within or border the city limits of Truckee, CA, . The area code for zip code 96161 is 530. 96161 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 96161 is 6.10% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.3% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 96161 increased to 18451 from 15781 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 96161 is while the majority ethnicity attending 96161 public schools is White. 44% of students in 96161 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 15054 81.48% 14547 +3%
 Black Or African American 9 0.05% 61 -85%
 Hispanic 2955 15.99% 3218 -8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.14% 55 -53%
 Asian 333 1.8% 264 +26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 15 -100%
 Other Race 17 0% 17 -100%
 Two Or More Races 274 0.53% 274 -64%

Zip Code 96161 Race/Ethnicity

 White 59.3%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 37.3%
 Asian 0.6%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 1.6%

Zip Code 96161 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1845115781
Male Population52.40%
Female Population47.60%
Total Households7293
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$73722
Income Under $50K Per Year28.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year29.60%
114 US Congressional DistrictCalifornia 4
RepresentativeTom McClintock
114 US Congressional DistrictCalifornia 1
RepresentativeDoug LaMalfa
Average Real Estate Asking Price$585621
Average Real Estate Sale Price$492712
Current Unemployment Level (June 2016)6.10%
Previous Month Unemployment Level7.79%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.35%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDsb - Humid Continental Climate - Dry Cool Su
Average First Frost DatesAugust 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesJuly 1 - 10

Zip Code 96161 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)19202326323843443932241830
Avg Max Temp (°F)40424651596877777160464057
Avg Precip (In.)6.346.365.492.641.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Truckee-Grass Valley, CA
CBSA Type96161
CBSA Population98135
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours