Demographics

People

Total Population3,128
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens28.9%
Employed Population 16+1,246
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married34%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher32.4%
Median Earnings25+$25,615
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,013
% Above Poverty Level78.4%
% Below Poverty Level21.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work12.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.8%
Median Gross Rent$978
Median House Value$385,500

Ancestry

German24.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.7%
Irish22.2%
English17.2%
Italian8.6%
Scottish6%
Norwegian3.5%
French Except Basque2.7%
Russian2.4%
Polish2.3%
Swedish2%
Czech1.8%
Canadian0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Portuguese0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Serbian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Belgian0.5%
African0.2%
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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
Colfax2,029$60,964
Grass Valley12,932$44,044

Nevada City Public Libraries

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

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Nevada City Public Schools

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

Nevada City Private Schools

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