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Truckee
  • Town in California

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Truckee is a town in California with a population of 16,850. Truckee is in Nevada County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Truckee offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Truckee there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Truckee and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Truckee are highly rated.

About

About Truckee...
Population
16,850

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$638,600
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,816
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Truckee Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    107.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    178.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    398.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    71.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in Truckee

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,772
National
$69,021

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