Truckee, California

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Population in 2017: 16,553 (47% urban, 53% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.4%
 
Males: 8,585  (51.9%)
Females: 7,968  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 96161.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $96,178 (it was $58,848 in 2000)
Truckee:

$96,178
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,885 (it was $26,786 in 2000)

Truckee town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $591,797 (it was $240,500 in 2000)
Truckee:

$591,797
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $462,906; detached houses: $507,935; townhouses or other attached units: $263,459; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,841; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,024; mobile homes: $68,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,430.

March 2019 cost of living index in Truckee: 100.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.9%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Truckee, CA (2017)
    • 12,64576.5%White alone
    • 3,04818.4%Hispanic
    • 2661.6%Two or more races
    • 2091.3%Asian alone
    • 650.4%Black alone
    • 170.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.08%American Indian alone

Races in Truckee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Truckee, California as of June 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Truckee is 1,831 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Truckee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(25.7)
5
(31.5)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
4
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.6)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.3)
4
(24.3)
2
(12.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(25.7)
4
(25.2)
7
(42.7)
2
(12.3)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.1)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.3)
2
(12.4)
3
(18.6)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(115.7)
38
(239.3)
51
(310.9)
16
(98.1)
18
(109.4)
23
(139.5)
17
(103.8)
16
(98.1)
16
(99.1)
12
(74.3)
17
(104.1)
21
(128.6)
15
(91.3)
12
(72.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
99
(636.5)
115
(724.2)
81
(493.8)
60
(367.7)
58
(352.6)
50
(303.2)
110
(672.0)
61
(374.1)
67
(415.0)
66
(408.4)
38
(232.7)
42
(257.3)
40
(243.5)
42
(252.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
207
(1,331)
189
(1,190)
213
(1,298)
164
(1,005)
151
(918.1)
151
(915.7)
137
(836.9)
157
(963.0)
99
(613.2)
82
(507.4)
111
(679.7)
121
(741.1)
98
(596.5)
85
(511.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(295.7)
36
(226.7)
18
(109.7)
17
(104.2)
8
(48.6)
8
(48.5)
12
(73.3)
14
(85.9)
7
(43.4)
16
(99.0)
9
(55.1)
24
(147.0)
27
(164.3)
16
(96.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(12.9)
4
(25.2)
7
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(18.2)
1
(6.1)
3
(18.3)
1
(6.1)
3
(18.6)
2
(12.4)
5
(30.6)
3
(18.4)
4
(24.3)
2
(12.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)172.9197.1175.197.6117.693.3115.7114.580.692.180.398.691.875.4

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City-data.com crime index in Truckee, CA

Crime rate in Truckee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (8.7%), English (6.2%), German (5.7%), European (5.5%), Irish (4.9%), Italian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 03/23/1993

Elevation: 5840 feet

Land area: 32.5 square miles.

Population density: 509 people per square mile   (low).

Truckee, California map

1,937 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

This town:

11.8%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,570 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,361 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (24.1 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (87.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (377.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Donner, CA (2.0 miles ),
Carnelian Bay, CA (3.2 miles ),
Floriston, CA (3.2 miles),
Tahoe Vista, CA (3.3 miles ),
Dollar Point, CA (3.4 miles ),
Kings Beach, CA (3.5 miles ),
Lake Tahoe, CA (3.5 miles ),
Kingvale, CA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 120.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -352 (-2.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 6,670 (64.4%)

Area code: 530

Distribution of median household income in Truckee, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Truckee, CA in 2017
Truckee satellite photo by USGS

Truckee tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
California:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +5,249 (+60.9%).
Most common industries in Truckee, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.3%)
  • Educational services (2.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Truckee, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Truckee, California

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Truckee, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Truckee-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 743% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nevada County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Truckee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Truckee:

  • TAHOE FOREST HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 10121 PINE AVE)
  • TAHOE FOREST HOSPITAL D/P SNF (10121 PINE AVE.)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Truckee:

  • INCLINE VILLAGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV)
  • INCLINE VILLAGE HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV)

Airports and heliports located in Truckee:

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Amtrak station:

TRUCKEE (RAILROAD ST. & COMMERCIAL ROW) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Truckee:

  • Western Nevada College (about 25 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 25 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 27 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Sierra College (about 67 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 69 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Yuba College (about 74 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • American River College (about 78 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)

Public high schools in Truckee:

Private high school in Truckee:

  • CUSTOM LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 52, Location: 12710 NORTHWOODS BLVD, Grades: TK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Truckee:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Prosser creek charter school was closed by local school board (last year-2003) for financial management issues.
  • Prosser creek charter school was closed by local school board (last year-2003) for financial management issues.
  • The town government website is www.townoftruckee.com.
  • TRUCKEE TAHOE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL has been closed for several years

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Truckee: Upper Alder Creek Picnic Area (A), Splitrock Campground (B), Ridge Campground (C), Ponderosa Golf Course (D), Jim McIvers Memorial Arena (E), Creek Campground (F), Tahoe Donner Ski Area (G), Murphy Cabin (H), Truckee Ranger Station (I), Truckee Work Center (J), Truckee Branch Nevada County Public Library (K), Emigrant Trail Museum (L), Graves Cabin (M), Truckee Fire Protection District Station 91 Downtown (N), Truckee Fire Protection District Station 92 Gateway (O), Truckee Fire Protection District Station 94 Tahoe Donner (P), Truckee Fire Protection District Station 95 Glenshire (Q), Truckee Fire Protection District Station 93 Donner Lake (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Truckee Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Donner Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Cold Creek (A), Little Truckee River (B), Trout Creek (C), Martis Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Truckee include: Truckee River Regional Park (1), West End Beach Park (2), Donner Memorial State Park (3), Donner Monument (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: California State - Parks & Recreation- Donner Memorial State Park- Emigrant Trail Mu (Museums; State Park) (1), Ultimate Tahoe Adventures (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 11200 Donner Pass Road No. 217) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn (11331 Brockway Road) (1), Alta Hotel (10101 West River Street) (2), Boutique Resorts International (12260 Deerfield Dr) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Marco Sullivan - Alpine skier, Win Butler - Lead singer of band Arcade Fire, April Stewart - Actor, Krista Benjamin - Poet, Stacey Cook - Alpine skier.

Nevada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Truckee and their reported violations in the past:

NORTHSTAR SUMMIT DECK & GRILL (Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
TNF-LOGGER & STAMPEDE RC (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TNF-ASPEN CREEK/PASS CREEK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-21-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TRUCKEE RIVER RV PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TNF-LITTLE TRUCKEE WS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
TNF-COTTONWOOD CG (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
TNF-COLD CREEK CG (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Truckee that have no violations reported:

  • TAHOE TIMBER TRAILS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRANITE FLAT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SILVER CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GOOSE MEADOWS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.7%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
42 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Truckee in 2000:

  • 33 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 33 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Truckee (2011 data):

  • Tri Counties Bank: Truckee Branch at 12047 Donner Pass Road, branch established on 2006/09/12. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,554.4 mil, Deposits: $2,191.2 mil, headquarters in Chico, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Trico Bancshares
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Truckee Branch at 11262 Donner Pass Road, branch established on 2002/03/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Truckee Branch at 10995 Donner Pass Road, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of the West: Truckee Gateway Branch at 11202 Donner Pass Road, branch established on 1983/02/14. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of America, National Association: Truckee Branch at 11265 Donner Pass Road, branch established on 1904/10/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Plumas Bank: Truckee Branch at 11638 Donner Pass Road, branch established on 2001/02/12. Info updated 2008/11/12: Bank assets: $454.3 mil, Deposits: $391.8 mil, headquarters in Quincy, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Plumas Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Truckee:

Marital status in Truckee, CA
  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Truckee:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Truckee
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Truckee, CA (based on Nevada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,52745
Catholic7,9994
Mainline Protestant2,79512
Other2,73226
None67,711-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
This county:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Nevada County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Nevada County:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.5%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Truckee:

22.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Truckee:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Truckee:

33.4%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Truckee:

57.0%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Truckee, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 44$227,599$62,0721$2,542
Police Protection - Officers 23$186,693$97,4051$520
Other and Unallocable 14$74,344$63,7231$1,388
Other Government Administration 10$82,748$99,29812$5,646
Financial Administration 8$51,801$77,7021$3,219
Police - Other 4$19,722$59,1660$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,153$73,8361$1,488
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$6,613
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 104$649,060$74,89218$21,416

Truckee government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,297,000 ($440.83)
    Police Protection: $727,000 ($43.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $626,000 ($37.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $225,000 ($13.59)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,171,000 ($251.98)
    Central Staff Services: $3,624,000 ($218.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,611,000 ($157.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,714,000 ($103.55)
    Financial Administration: $1,334,000 ($80.59)
    Transit Utilities: $671,000 ($40.54)
    Parking Facilities: $529,000 ($31.96)
    Health - Other: $506,000 ($30.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $324,000 ($19.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $700,000 ($42.29)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $5,201,000 ($314.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $415,000 ($25.07)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($0.79)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.54)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,895,000 ($476.95)

Truckee government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,550,000 ($154.05)
    Other: $1,886,000 ($113.94)
    Parking Facilities: $516,000 ($31.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $135,000 ($8.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $601,000 ($36.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $280,000 ($16.92)
    Rents: $169,000 ($10.21)
    Interest Earnings: $94,000 ($5.68)
    Sale of Property: $81,000 ($4.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $68,000 ($4.11)
    Special Assessments: $64,000 ($3.87)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $158,000 ($9.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,125,000 ($128.38)
    Other: $1,334,000 ($80.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $763,000 ($46.09)
    General Local Government Support: $103,000 ($6.22)
    Transit Utilities: $69,000 ($4.17)
  • Tax - Property: $11,545,000 ($697.46)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,164,000 ($191.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,351,000 ($81.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,025,000 ($61.92)
    Other License: $952,000 ($57.51)
    Other: $424,000 ($25.61)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $153,000 ($9.24)

Truckee government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,125,000 ($1397.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,835,000 ($1379.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000 ($17.52)

Truckee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,727,000 ($225.16)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,279,000 ($2372.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $253,000 ($15.28)

7.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($481 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Placer County, CA  1.18% ($66,217 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.48% ($58,505)
from Washoe County, NV  0.32% ($52,098)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($424 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Placer County, CA  1.17% ($65,405 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.65% ($65,523)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.57% ($44,948)
Businesses in Truckee, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Nike2
Ace Hardware1Panda Express1
CVS1Payless1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Safeway1
FedEx10Sears1
GNC1Starbucks3
GameStop1Subway1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1UPS8
KFC1Vans2
Marriott1Vons1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Truckee:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Truckee:

  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K201FV (88.1 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UCCSN)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Truckee:

  • KTVN (Channel 2; RENO, NV; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Truckee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 751ft / 229mTotal length
  • $21,001,000Total costs
  • 567,498Total average daily traffic
  • 62,983Total average daily truck traffic
  • 747,932Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Truckee, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 212000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Truckee, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Truckee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Truckee, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Truckee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Truckee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 65 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 137 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Truckee, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.5%), and Structure Fires (25.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Truckee, CA
    • 15249.5%Outside Fires
    • 7925.7%Structure Fires
    • 6621.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Truckee, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Truckee, California:

  • Truckee Donner Lodge, 10527 Cold Strm Rd, Truckee, California 96161 , Phone: (530) 582-1073
  • Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn, 11331 Brockway Rd, Truckee, California 96161 , Phone: (800) 824-6385, Fax: (530) 587-8173
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Tahoe/Truckee, 11951 State Hwy #267, Truckee, California 96161 , Phone: (530) 587-1197, Fax: (530) 587-3167
  • The Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe, 13031 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Ct, Truckee, California 96161 , Phone: (530) 562-3000
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Truckee, California
Most common first names in Truckee, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1973.1 years
William1871.8 years
John1375.0 years
Donald1277.5 years
Mary1282.1 years
Charles1174.4 years
Helen1088.3 years
James1070.8 years
George984.9 years
Barbara972.3 years
Most common last names in Truckee, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones679.7 years
Davis679.7 years
Smith681.5 years
Anderson577.8 years
Brown570.2 years
Johnson475.4 years
Miller475.0 years
Richards488.7 years
Waters475.3 years
Williams482.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Truckee, CA
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Wood
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Truckee, CA
  • 43.4%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 16.0%Wood
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Truckee compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Truckee on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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