Penn Valley, California Population 2024

1,188

Penn Valley is a city located in Nevada County California. Penn Valley has a 2024 population of 1,188. Penn Valley is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 10.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,073 in 2020.

The average household income in Penn Valley is $84,339 with a poverty rate of 1.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Penn Valley is 55.7 years, 60.6 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Penn Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 90.07%
  • Two or more races: 7.07%
  • Other race: 2.86%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
560.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.72% (115)
The current population of Penn Valley, California is 1,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,073.

Penn Valley, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,07090.07%
Two or more races847.07%
Other race342.86%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Penn Valley Population by Race

Penn Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Penn Valley Median Age

55.7

Total

60.6

Male

45.5

Female

Penn Valley Adults

There are 1,027 adults, (456 of whom are seniors) in Penn Valley.

Penn Valley Age Dependency

108.1

Age Dependency Ratio

79.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Penn Valley Sex Ratio

Female61151.43%
Male57748.57%

Penn Valley Population by Age

Penn Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4782.4576.823.2
Married3172.6481.118.9
Non Family79078.521.5
Female722.8966.733.3
Male104.60100
showing: 5 rows

2.64

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Penn Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Penn Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Penn Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Penn Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,583

Average Earnings

$43,963

Average Male

$33,628

Average Female

Penn Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Penn Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Penn Valley Language

95.46% of Penn Valley residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Penn Valley Language

Penn Valley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,018161.57%
showing: 1 rows

1.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.77%

Male Poverty Rate

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Penn Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Penn Valley is White, with 1.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Penn Valley is White, with 1.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.18%.

Penn Valley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Some College1.6%
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Penn Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.49%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Penn Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Penn Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Penn Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.2%

Male Marriage Rate

63.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Penn Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Penn Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Penn Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Penn Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

132

Number of Veterans

132

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Penn Valley Veterans by War

count

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Penn Valley Veterans by Age

count

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Penn Valley Veterans by Race

Penn Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

81.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Penn Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Penn Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Penn Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Penn Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

88.89%

Born in Penn Valley

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Penn Valley residents were born in the United States, with 88.89% having been born in California. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Penn Valley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,188
20231,188
20221,188645.69%
20211,124514.75%
20201,073-268-19.99%
20191,341-83-5.83%
20181,424-468-24.74%
20171,89228517.73%
20161,607-236-12.81%
20151,84324415.26%
20141,59924217.83%
20131,35720.15%
20121,355272.03%
20111,328-293-18.08%
20101,621
showing: 15 rows

Penn Valley Population by Year