Truckee, California Population 2021

17,131
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Truckee is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 17,131, it is the 316th largest city in California and the 2114th largest city in the United States. Truckee is currently growing at a rate of 1.17% annually and its population has increased by 5.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,180 in 2010. Truckee reached it's highest population of 17,131 in 2021. Spanning over 34 miles, Truckee has a population density of 530 people per square mile.

The average household income in Truckee is $130,782 with a poverty rate of 9.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,759 per month, and the median house value is $593,400. The median age in Truckee is 40.2 years, 41.5 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.7 males.

Truckee Demographics

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

  • White: 91.27%
  • Other race: 4.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Truckee, California is 17,131, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,537.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,180.

Truckee, California Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021100,2492470.25%
2020100,0022470.25%
201999,7552470.25%
201899,5081410.14%
201799,3674540.46%
201698,9132370.24%
201598,6761040.11%
201498,5726340.64%
201397,938-199-0.20%
201298,137-564-0.57%
201198,701-89-0.09%
201098,7900.00%

Truckee Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,03691.27%
Some Other Race7914.80%
Two or More Races2731.66%
Asian1711.04%
Black or African American1010.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander830.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.12%
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Truckee Population by Race

Truckee Population Pyramid 2021

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Truckee Median Age

40.2


Total

41.5


Male

38.7


Female

Truckee Adults

There are 12,465 adults, (2,170 of whom are seniors) in Truckee.

Truckee Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Truckee Sex Ratio

Female

8,209

49.83%

Male

8,265

50.17%

Truckee Population by Age

Truckee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Truckee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All76.7%23.3%
Male61%39%
Female60%40%
Non Family54%46%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Truckee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0502.7276.7
Married3,6453.0990.3
Non Family1,5831.6354
Female5583.3460
Male2642.8861

3.01

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Truckee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2502.18%
9th to 12th Grade3673.19%
High School Graduate1,1279.81%
Some College2,63922.97%
Associates Degree1,1429.94%
Bachelors Degree4,12935.93%
Graduate Degree1,83715.99%
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Truckee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Truckee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,7059,5795,453
Hispanic1,4671,017377
Other Race522216118
Asian15413883
Multiple Races12812852
Islander662525
Native American1919
Black553

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 60.00%.

Truckee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,336$60,070$43,587
Less Than High School$$41,049$
High School Grad$40,750$$43,125
Some College$43,396$44,707$31,276
Bachelors Degree$60,923$74,225$44,036
Graduate Degree$92,340$147,875$69,286

$52,336

Average Earnings

$60,070

Average Male

$43,587

Average Female

Truckee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Truckee Language by Age

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Truckee Language

84.76% of Truckee residents speak only English, while 15.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.04% of the population.

Truckee Language

Truckee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5027775.75%
Hispanic2,47073429.72%
Other79117522.12%

9.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.74%

Male Poverty Rate

11.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Truckee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Truckee is Hispanic, with 29.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Truckee is White, with 5.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.11%.

Truckee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.38%
High School16.68%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%

Truckee Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.23%
Female Unemployed18.99%
Female Employed6.64%
Male Employed5.42%

Truckee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Truckee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,092$130,782
Families$115,249$147,781
Married Families$130,625-
Non Families$55,378$78,138
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Income by Household Type

Truckee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Truckee Married by Age and Sex

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Truckee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Truckee Marital Status by Race

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Truckee Marital Status

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675

Number of Veterans

629

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam295
Second Gulf War140
First Gulf War107
Korea9
World War II8

Truckee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74256
35 to 54164
55 to 64105
75+76
18 to 3474

Truckee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6285.44%
Hispanic593.60%
Hawaiian2530.12%
2 or More2217.19%

Truckee Veterans by Race

Truckee Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Truckee Veterans by Education

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71.8%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Truckee Employment by Age

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Truckee Employment by Race

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Truckee 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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55.78%

Born in California

92.13%

Native Born

7.87%

Foreign Born

3.76%

Non Citizen

4.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.13% of Truckee residents were born in the United States, with 55.78% having been born in California. 3.76% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,1311981.17%
202016,9331981.18%
201916,7351981.20%
201816,537550.33%
201716,4821320.81%
201616,350840.52%
201516,266280.17%
201416,2381530.95%
201316,08520.01%
201216,083-68-0.42%
201116,151-16-0.10%
201016,1672,3031.55%
200013,86410,38014.81%
19903,4841,0953.85%
19802,3899975.55%
19701,3923671.54%
19501,025-325-0.46%
18901,3502031.64%
18801,1470.00%

Truckee Population by Year