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Demographics

People

Total Population3,117
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens25.5%
Employed Population 16+1,301
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married39.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,027
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,769

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,038
% Above Poverty Level83.1%
% Below Poverty Level16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5%
% Walking and Biking to Work12.2%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone35.3%
Median Gross Rent$933
Median House Value$357,700

Ancestry

German22.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
Irish21%
English15.7%
Italian9.2%
Scottish5.6%
French Except Basque4.7%
Polish3.1%
Russian2.1%
Norwegian1.9%
Swedish1.6%
Danishn1.2%
Belgian1%
Canadian0.9%
Czech0.8%
Portuguese0.7%
Austrian0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Serbian0.5%
US/American0.4%
Greek0.4%
Dutch0.2%
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Nevada City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nevada County
Standard Zip Codes95959
Phone Area Codes530
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude39.34
Approximate Longitude-120.87

Nevada City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNEVADA CITY
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 50 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp56 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip59.3 inches
StationGRASS VALLEY NO 2
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp55 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 72 F
Annual Precip53 inches
StationLAKE SPAULDING
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp48 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip73.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Colfax2,189$46,417
Grass Valley12,861$40,348

Nevada City Public Libraries

Nevada County Library
980 HELLING WAY
Nevada City, California
(530) 265-1407

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Nevada City Public Schools

Nevada City Preschool
800 Hoover Ln.
ZIP: 95959
Deer Creek Elementary
805 Lindley Ave.
ZIP: 95959
Primary
Total Enrollment 410
Nevada City School Of The Arts
13032 Bitney Springs Rd., Bldg. 8
ZIP: 95959
Primary
Total Enrollment 390
Sugarloaf Mountain, Juvenile Hall Program
15434 Highway 49
ZIP: 95959
Other
Total Enrollment 7
Twin Ridges Special Education Preschool
16661 Old Mill Rd.
ZIP: 95959
Forest Charter
470 Searls Ave.
ZIP: 95959
Other
Total Enrollment 720
Seven Hills Intermediate
700 Hoover Ln.
ZIP: 95959
Middle
Total Enrollment 410
Nevada City Charter
750 Hoover Ln.
ZIP: 95959
Primary
Total Enrollment 55
Twin Ridges Home Study Charter
111 New Mohawk Rd.
ZIP: 95959
Primary
Total Enrollment 118
Yuba River Charter
505 Main St.
ZIP: 95959
Primary
Total Enrollment 292
Nevada County Special Education
400 Hoover Ln.
ZIP: 95959
Other
Total Enrollment 40
Grizzly Hill
16661 Old Mill Rd.
ZIP: 95959
Primary
Total Enrollment 91

Nevada City Private Schools

Echo Ridge Sda School
15504 Liberty Cir
ZIP: 95959
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
Ananda Living Wisdom School
17198 A School Circle
ZIP: 95959
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 58
Woolman Semester
13075 Woolman Ln
ZIP: 95959
Secondary
Total Enrollment 10
Milhous School - Nevada City
10591 Milhous Dr
ZIP: 95959
Secondary
Total Enrollment 33
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