Truckee

A real Truckee home comes with the character of times past.

Welcome to Truckee

Truckee, once a historic railroad and logging town, has gracefully transformed into a vibrant year-round destination with a captivating blend of artistry and outdoor vibes. At the heart of Truckee lies its historic Downtown, where charming boutiques, art galleries, and culinary gems await exploration. A mere stone's throw away, you'll find yourself amidst the world-class ski resorts of Northstar, Sugar Bowl, and Palisades Tahoe. Truckee has its own set of pristine waters, Donner Lake's blue waters, and the tranquil Prosser, Boca, and Stampede Reservoirs abutting Tahoe National Forest, ensuring that every season is an invitation to adventure for water sports and mountain biking. With Lake Tahoe just a breezy 15-20 minute drive away via Hwy 267 or Hwy 89, the beauty of this region beckons. Truckee's diverse neighborhoods, from the Prosser Reservior area, Russell Valley, Glenshire, Cambridge Heights to Sierra Medows, and the historic downtown Truckee area, offer something for everyone; beautifully mountain style homes, historic victorian homes, to convenient condos, each with its own unique character. Conveniently situated off Hwy 80, Truckee is only 40 minutes from Reno Tahoe International Airport, granting easy access to a wide range of direct flights. Come and discover the charm, convenience, and endless possibilities that make Truckee the perfect place to call home.

Overview for Truckee, CA

16,850 people live in Truckee, where the median age is 41.9 and the average individual income is $59,141. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,850

Total Population

41.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$59,141

Average individual Income

Around Truckee, CA

There's plenty to do around Truckee, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

6
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
27
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Seasoned Sage Chef Services, Forklore Foods, and GyöHarmony Sound & Healing Arts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.21 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.21 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.75 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.38 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.02 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.66 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Truckee, CA

Truckee has 6,247 households, with an average household size of 2.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Truckee do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,850 people call Truckee home. The population density is 521.15 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

16,850

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.9

Median Age

50.26 / 49.74%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
6,247

Total Households

2.7

Average Household Size

$59,141

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Truckee, CA

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Truckee. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Sierra Expeditionary Learning
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Sierra High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
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