Grass Valley Information

Grass Valley Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Grass Valley, CA

General Grass Valley Information

State: California

County: Nevada County

Close cities: Colfax, CA, Alta Sierra, CA, Penn Valley, CA, Lake of the Pines, CA, Auburn, CA, Weimar, CA, Buena Vista, CA, Sebastopol, CA, Rough and Ready, CA, Pinecrest, CA, Nevada City, CA, Lake Wildwood, CA, Smartville, CA, Dutch Flat, CA

Grass Valley Population (census data)
Total 12,293 (+12.7% since 2000)
Male 5,531 (45.0%)
Female 6,762 (55.0%)

Population Density: 2,994 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 107.7 (US Avg is 100)

Grass Valley Elevation: 2,411 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.11 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,346

Zip Codes: 95949, and 95945.

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Grass Valley Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (18.7%)
  • German (18.0%)
  • Irish (18.0%)
  • Italian (10.5%)
  • United States (4.9%)
  • French (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 358 people (2.9%)
  • Latin America (50.0%)
  • Europe (31.2%)
  • North America (18.8%)

Local Grass Valley Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NBA Basketball: Sacramento Kings
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

Grass Valley School Information

High Schools
Bear River High (11130 Magnolia Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Bitney Springs Charter High (12338 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Twin Ridges Elementary District)
Earle Jamieson High (340 Buena Vista, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Ghidotti Early College High School (250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Nevada Joint Union High School District District)
Nevada Union High (11761 Ridge Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Nevada Union Technical High (Continuation) (11761 Ridge Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Pioneer High (Continuation) (11130 Magnolia Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Sierra Foothill High (Continuation) (140 Park Avenue, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Sierra Mountain High (142 Park Avenue, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Silver Springs High (Continuation) (130 Park Avenue, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Nevada Joint Union High District)
Middle Schools
Lyman Gilmore Middle (10837 Rough And Ready Highway, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Grass Valley Elementary District)
Elementary Schools
Alta Sierra Elementary (16607 Annie Drive, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary District)
Chicago Park Elementary (15725 Mt. Olive Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Chicago Park Elementary District)
Clear Creek Elementary (17700 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Clear Creek Elementary District)
Cottage Hill Elementary (22600 Kingston Lane, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary District)
Hennessy Elementary (225 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Grass Valley Elementary District)
Margaret G. Scotten Elementary (10821 Squirrel Creek Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Grass Valley Elementary District)
Pleasant Ridge Elementary (16229 Duggans Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary District)
Union Hill Elementary (11638 Colfax Highway, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Union Hill Elementary District)
Other/Private Schools
Grass Valley Charter At Bell Hill (342 South School Street, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Grass Valley Elementary District)
Lyman Gilmore Community Day (10837 Rough And Ready Highway, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Grass Valley Elementary District)
Magnolia Intermediate (22431 Kingston Lane, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary District)
Pleasant Ridge Charter (22580 Kingston Lane, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary District)
Pleasant Ridge Community Day (22431 Kingston Lane, Grass Valley, CA, 95949 - Pleasant Ridge Union Elementary District)
Pleasant Valley 3R Community Day (10725 Alta Street, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Pleasant Valley Elementary District)
Scotten Community Day (10821 Squirrel Creek Road, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Grass Valley Elementary District)
Twin Ridges 3R Community Day (10725 Alta Street, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Twin Ridges Elementary District)
Union Hill 3R Community Day (10725 Alta Street, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Union Hill Elementary District)
Union Hill Charter (10879 Bartlett Drive, Grass Valley, CA, 95945 - Union Hill Elementary District)

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