Penn Valley, California

Population 1,355

Penn Valley is located in Nevada County, CA. The population is 1,355, making Penn Valley the 7th largest city in Nevada County.

There are 5 public schools in Penn Valley with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Penn Valley is high , and there are 9 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Penn Valley is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Penn Valley property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Penn Valley include Lake Wildwood, Rough and Ready and Smartsville.

Penn Valley Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 7.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.6%

Crime Rate

40.28% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 472
  • Violent Crimes: 565
  • Robbery: 46
  • Burglary: 588
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

79.61% Higher than national avg.
  • 9 offenders in Penn Valley
  • 66.42 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

10 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 10


Moderate 3.0%
  • California unemployment average: 4.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Penn Valley, CA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Penn Valley's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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9 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Penn Valley, CA

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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $921
  • 1 Bedroom: $993
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,307
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,857
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,037

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Environmental Hazards

10 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (127/152)
    Penn Valley, CA has 83.55% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Penn Valley, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.79 Average
    Penn Valley, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 46.23°
  • February 49.92°
  • March 54.2°
  • April 59.07°
  • May 67°
  • June 74.81°
  • July 77.15°
  • August 76.5°
  • September 72.22°
  • October 63.7°
  • November 53.58°
  • December 45.88°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Penn Valley, CA

Penn Valley, CA has a high risk of earthquakes.
Penn Valley, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Penn Valley, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Penn Valley, CA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Penn Valley, CA: $40,668


Unemployment in Penn Valley is 3.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.1% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.78%
White Collar - 46.22%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Doug LaMalfa

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

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  • No Cemeteries found in Penn Valley, CA

2 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Penn Valley, CA

1 Library view all

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  • No police station found in Penn Valley, CA

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  • No retirement homes found in Penn Valley, CA
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