Information About Tahoe City

The total estimated population is 3,997. Density is very low at 229 persons per square mile.

Races of Residents

Population by Race: White: 3,819; Two or More Races: 64; Asian: 46; American Indian: 20; Black: 16; Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 3; Other Race: 29; Hispanic Population: Hispanic or Latino: 125 (3%); Not Hispanic or Latino: 3,872 (97%)

There are 227 foreign born residents, of which 28.6% are naturalized citizens.

Most Common Birthplaces

Foreign Born: Canada: 55; Peru: 33; Australia: 25; Mexico: 22; United Kingdom: 22; France: 14; Sweden: 13; U.S. Born: This State: 2,368; Northeast: 547; Midwest: 377; West: 253; South: 243;

Most Common Foreign Birthplaces in Tahoe City Most Common US Birthplaces in Tahoe City

The sex distribution is 54% male and 46% female. The median age is 38 years.

Age Distribution

There are 267 married couples with children and 89 single-parent households (31 men, 58 women).

The median household income is $54,545 in 1999 dollars.

Median Household Income Comparisons

U.S.: $41,994; California: $47,493; Tahoe City: $54,545;

8% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Poverty Level Comparisons

U.S.: 12%; California: 14%; Tahoe City: 8%;

Household Income Distribution

In thousands of dollars.

Work Type and Occupations

Work Type: Private wage and salary: 1,731; Government: 215; Self-employed: 485; Unpaid family work: 13; Occupation: Management, professional, and related: 813; Sales and office: 623; Service: 557; Professional and related: 466; Construction, extraction, and maintenance: 405; Management, business, and financial operations: 347;

Work Types in Tahoe City Common Occupations in Tahoe City

The average commute time is 14 minutes to and from work.

Transportation to Work

Car or truck (drove alone): 1,662; Car or truck (carpooled): 348; Worked at home: 260; Walked: 86; Bicycle: 23; Public transportation: 5;

Transportation to work methods in Tahoe City

Educational Attainment

Percent of population in Tahoe City.

There are 4,548 housing units, of which 3,695 are single family homes.

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing

All Housing Units: Owner: 1,021; Renter: 633; Vacant: 2,894; Owner-Occupied: Mortgaged: 801; Not Mortgaged: 220;

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing in Tahoe City

The median single family home value is $381,000.

Median Monthly Cost for Mortgaged Homes

U.S.: $1,088; California: $1,478; Tahoe City: $1,626;

Median Rent for Rental Units

U.S.: $519; California: $677; Tahoe City: $767;

The average household size is 2 and the median number of rooms in housing units is 6.

Housing Units By Year Built

1939 or earlier: 91; 1940 to 1949: 179; 1950 to 1959: 372; 1960 to 1969: 1,048; 1970 to 1979: 1,881; 1980 to 1989: 712; 1990 to 1994: 142; 1995 to 1998: 90; 1999 to March 2000: 33;

0.2% of homes lack plumbing and 0.0% lack telephone service.

Commonly Used Home Heating Fuel

Utility Gas: 1,252; Electricity: 142; Wood: 139; Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 114;

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