Penn Valley, California Population 2022

1,587
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Penn Valley is a city located in Nevada County California. With a 2020 population of 1,587, it is the 916th largest city in California and the 12226th largest city in the United States. Penn Valley is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,593 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Penn Valley has a population density of 748 people per square mile.

The average household income in Penn Valley is $58,864 with a poverty rate of 2.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,336 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Penn Valley is 44.6 years, 39.6 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Penn Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Penn Valleywas:

  • White: 94.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.38%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Penn Valley, California is 1,587 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,593.

Penn Valley, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,01694.69%
Asian100.93%
Two or More Races474.38%
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Penn Valley Population by Race

Penn Valley Population Pyramid 2022

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Penn Valley Median Age

54.2


Total

44.5


Male

55.4


Female

Penn Valley Adults

There are 861 adults, (302 of whom are seniors) in Penn Valley.

Penn Valley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Penn Valley Sex Ratio

Female

638

59.46%

Male

435

40.54%

Penn Valley Population by Age

Penn Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Penn Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family82%18%
All73.8%26.2%
Married71.3%28.7%
Female60.6%39.4%
Male0%0%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Penn Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5232.0273.8
Married2582.0871.3
Male00
Female714.6260.6
Non Family194082

2.51

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Penn Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.01%
9th to 12th Grade586.86%
High School Graduate10812.77%
Some College33539.60%
Associates Degree19122.58%
Bachelors Degree11313.36%
Graduate Degree242.84%
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Penn Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Penn Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian10104
White665607133
Hispanic154154
2+ Races17

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.00%.

Penn Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,456$$30,693
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,250$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,456

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$30,693

Average Female

Penn Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Penn Valley Language by Age

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Penn Valley Language

93.89% of Penn Valley residents speak only English, while 6.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.11% of the population.

Penn Valley Language

Penn Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian10440.00%
White862222.55%
OtherNaN%

2.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.30%

Male Poverty Rate

2.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Penn Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Penn Valley is Asian, with 40.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Penn Valley is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.25%.

Penn Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade2.67%
High School0.00%
Some College3.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%

Penn Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Penn Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Penn Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,874$69,982
Families$67,898$71,102
Married Families$67,000-
Non Families$43,202$39,712
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Income by Household Type

Penn Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

79.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Penn Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Penn Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Penn Valley Marital Status by Race

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Penn Valley Marital Status

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120

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam112
Korea
World War II8

Penn Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74112
75+8

Penn Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11613.91%
Asian440.00%

Penn Valley Veterans by Race

Penn Valley Veterans by Education

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3.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

83.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Penn Valley Veterans by Education

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44.4%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Penn Valley Employment by Age

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Penn Valley Employment by Race

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Penn Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.43%

Born in Penn Valley

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Penn Valley residents were born in the United States, with 80.43% having been born in California. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Penn Valley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,6210.00%
20111,618-3-0.19%
20121,615-3-0.19%
20131,612-3-0.19%
20141,609-3-0.19%
20151,606-3-0.19%
20161,603-3-0.19%
20171,600-3-0.19%
20181,597-3-0.19%
20191,594-3-0.19%
20201,593-1-0.06%
20211,590-3-0.19%
20221,587-3-0.19%

Penn Valley Population by Year