Truckee & Tahoe Donner

Truckee & Tahoe Donner

Home to the mountains and proud locals, Truckee is known for attracting tough pioneering spirits.

Welcome to Truckee & Tahoe Donner

Home to the mountains and proud locals, Truckee is known for attracting tough pioneering spirits who laid the foundation for what this authentic mountain town is today. Inspired by the outdoor lifestyle, sophisticated culinary experiences, and tight-knit community, Truckee is fueled by its dedicated business owners and tourists. Truckee has a historical and vibrant downtown that is inspired by natural beauty and mountain scenery. With local business owners lining the strip, it brings creative culture that is rugged, innovative, and resourceful. Hit the slopes at Northstar Ski Resort for some outside fun and enjoy your après ski day with a locally-crafted beer at the Hoppy Duck in downtown.

What to Expect

Truckee is a small town filled with eccentric outdoor enthusiasts, unique mountain lifestyle, and proud locals that stretch across 10+ different communities. In Truckee, you can explore endless hiking trails at Donner Summit or Martis Valley, ski at 5+ local resorts including Northstar and Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, soak in the sun at Donner Lake or while rafting down the Truckee River, and enjoy the nightlife by hanging out in downtown for locally-crafted food and drinks.

You'll Love

Enjoy unforgettable summer's hiking or biking on world class trails, paddle boarding on Donner Lake, lounging on the beach, rock climbing granite slabs on Donner Summit, or playing a round of golf on the beautiful vista horizon. Truckee wouldn't be what it is without its EPIC winter experiences followed by its incredible spring season. Play hard by skiing or snowboarding at several world-class resorts that are within a 10-15 minute drive. Have fun sledding, ice skating, snowmobiling, or exploring the beautiful backcountry Tahoe National Forest.

The Lifestyle

A community of like minded people who live for the outdoors and live life together. When you invest in Truckee you invest in the outdoor lifestyle and take advantage of living in a beautiful area, it takes hard to work to be able to enjoy the mountain lifestyle. With hospitality and customer service jobs at the heart of the town's economy, it creates a community of people who work hard and play hard together.

Unexpected Appeal

Healthy living rules here - a place to foster your holistic, spiritual, physical self. Truckee is a community of health and wellness advocates who provide many outlets that allow you to prioritize your holistic, spiritual, and physical state of mind. From yoga studios like Alpen Flow to community churches like Sierra Bible you are guaranteed to find your place.

Truckee Vendor List

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Staging/Interior Design

Interior Design by Tinsel House Studio - (530) 536-8166 
Tahoe Modern - (530) 536-0629
DesignBar Interior Design - (530) 214-0755

Home Cleaners

Stier Homecare - (252) 290-2887
Perfection & Elegant Cleaning Services - (530) 448-6767
Second Home Care - (530) 582-0220


Rock & Rose Nursery + Landscape - (530) 550-7744 
Benty's Landscaping Inc. - (530) 536-6628


Rolling Garage Doors & Gates, Inc. - (530) 320-8879 
B.R.S Landscaping and Fence - (775) 722-3803

Tree Services

​​​​​​​Alpen Tree Experts - (530) 448-1194
Timberwolfe Tree Service - (530) 386-3340
Kosich Firewood & Tree Service - (530) 386-0415

Mortgage Brokers

Guild Mortgage - (530) 582-9991
Wholesale Mortgage Services, LLC - (775) 825-1600
Home Loans with Vic & Jen - (530) 582-9992

Property Managers

​​​​​​​Tahoe Signature Properties - (530) 562-4242
Tahoe Alpenglow Properties - (530) 536-3225

Useful Numbers

Truckee Donner Public Utility District: (530) 587-3896
Charter Spectrum: (888) 406-7063
Liberty Energy: (530) 543-5235
Southwest Gas: (877) 860-6020
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency: (775) 588-4547
Nevada County Building Department - (530) 265-1222
Truckee Planning Department: (530) 582-7820
Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal - (530) 583-7800

Insurance Brokerages:

​​​​​​​Roxanne Duffeld - State Farm - (530) 550-9000
Aegis Insurance Markets - (800) 579-6369
Sierra Insurance Associates, Inc. - (530) 550-0123

Pest Inspectors

Western Exterminator: (775) 439-9298
TNT Pest Control: (530) 582-8858

Home Inspectors

Bruce Pickering, InnSpec: (530) 542-2888
TAG Inspections: (775) 830-2427
Bill Bergstedt, Tahoe Certifed: (530) 577-7811

Radon, Mold, Asbestos Inspectors

Environmental Inspections Inc.: (530) 544-1862
Bob Nemitz: (775) 691-0951

Building Contractors

​​​​​​​Timberline Construction - (530) 582-4153
Daniel Fraiman Construction - (530) 536-5018
Mills Roofng Inc. - (530) 545-7084
MD Construction & Consulting - (530) 550-0814
Mark Tanner Construction Inc. - (530) 587-4000
Mt. Lincoln Construction, Inc. - (530) 582-8174
Mulloy Roofng Inc. - (530) 536-6069
Stewart Drywall - (530) 536-3887

Overview for Truckee & Tahoe Donner, CA

16,915 people live in Truckee & Tahoe Donner, where the median age is 42.7 and the average individual income is $53,250.2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

42.7 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Truckee & Tahoe Donner, CA

Truckee & Tahoe Donner has 6,183 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Truckee & Tahoe Donner do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,915 people call Truckee & Tahoe Donner home. The population density is 351.88 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.86 / 50.14%

Men vs Women

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65-74 Years


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Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Truckee & Tahoe Donner, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Truckee & Tahoe Donner. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
6th - 8th
K - 5th
K - 5th
Sierra Expeditionary Learning
K - 8th
K - 12th
No rating available
Sierra High (Continuation)
9th - 12th
9th - 12th

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