Truckee, California Population 2024

17,130

Truckee is a city located in Nevada County and Placer County California. Truckee has a 2024 population of 17,130. Truckee is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 2.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,766 in 2020.

The average household income in Truckee is $165,212 with a poverty rate of 8.99%. The median age in Truckee is 41.9 years: 43.3 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Truckee Demographics

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

  • White: 85.54%
  • Two or more races: 9.25%
  • Other race: 3.35%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
32.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
529.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.17% (364)
The current population of Truckee, California is 17,130 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,766.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,35785.54%
Two or more races1,5529.25%
Other race5633.35%
Asian2291.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander580.35%
Black or African American250.15%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Truckee Population by Race

Truckee Population Pyramid 2024

Truckee Median Age

41.9

Total

43.3

Male

40.1

Female

Truckee Adults

There are 13,122 adults, (2,767 of whom are seniors) in Truckee.

Truckee Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Truckee Sex Ratio

Female8,14748.54%
Male8,63751.46%

Truckee Population by Age

Truckee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,2792.6677.522.5
Married3,8703.1391.38.7
Non Family1,9021.5548.951.1
Female3113.3869.530.5
Male1963.2695.44.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Truckee Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5204.26%
Associates Degree8166.69%
Bachelors Degree4,47536.66%
Graduate Degree2,58021.14%
High School Graduate1,1839.69%
Less Than 9th Grade3012.47%
Some College2,33119.1%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Truckee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Truckee Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White10,1019,9986,461
Hispanic1,586957346
2+ Races939595226
Other Race45019166
Asian194180134
Islander582727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.07%.

Truckee Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,224$84,693$71,953
Graduate Degree$101,974$131,302$96,958
High School Graduate$35,368$59,010$32,886
Less Than 9th Grade$35,708$36,216$35,016
Overall$66,471$70,228$57,263
Some College$40,608$49,427$33,125

$66,471

Average Earnings

$70,228

Average Male

$57,263

Average Female

Truckee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Truckee Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Truckee Language

81.61% of Truckee residents speak only English, while 18.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.67% of the population.

Truckee Language

Truckee Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,5538496.26%
Hispanic2,48150020.15%
Other56321037.3%
Multiple1,55216910.89%
Asian2296327.51%

8.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.55%

Male Poverty Rate

10.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Truckee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Truckee is Other, with 37.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Truckee is White, with 6.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.69%.

Truckee Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.45%
Some College11.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
High School5.75%

Truckee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed31.85%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed4.91%
Male Employed3.8%

Truckee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Truckee Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$139,917$187,522
Households$107,423$165,212
Married Families$150,735$-999,999,999
Non Families$68,529$103,717

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Truckee Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

62.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Truckee Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Truckee 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.

Truckee Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Truckee Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

811

Number of Veterans

789

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam312
Second Gulf War212
First Gulf War114
Korea93
World War II0

Truckee Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54275
65 to 74258
75+205
55 to 6440
18 to 3433

Truckee Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7256.4%
Hispanic945.48%
2+ Races393.66%
Islander2746.55%
Other Race122.64%
Asian84.12%

Truckee Veterans by Race

Truckee Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Truckee Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Truckee Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Truckee Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Truckee 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

52.01%

Born in Truckee

89.04%

Native Born

10.96%

Foreign Born

7.08%

Non Citizen

3.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.04% of Truckee residents were born in the United States, with 52.01% having been born in California. 7.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Truckee Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,585910.52%
202817,494910.52%
202717,403910.53%
202617,312910.53%
202517,221910.53%
202417,130910.53%
202317,039-36-0.21%
202217,075-72-0.42%
202117,1473812.27%
202016,766780.47%
201916,688610.37%
201816,627520.31%
201716,5751590.97%
201616,4161140.7%
201516,302710.44%
201416,2311540.96%
201316,077-6-0.04%
201216,083-66-0.41%
201116,149-18-0.11%
201016,16700%
200013,86410,380297.93%
19903,4841,09545.84%
19802,38999771.62%
19701,39236735.8%
19501,025-325-24.07%
18901,35020317.7%
18801,147-16,438-93.48%
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Truckee Population by Year