Found within zip codes: 96150
Popular real estate near South Lake Tahoe, CA (Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd)
Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd median real estate prices are $416,474, which is more expensive than 54.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 88.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd are currently $1,287, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 44.7% of California neighborhoods.
Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Lake Tahoe, California.
Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 57.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 3.1% have Finnish ancestry.
Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (47.2%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 8.2% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
One of the notable things about Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 57.1%, which is higher than 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: People
If you're planning where to retire, the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in CA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in California. If you are considering retiring to California, this is a good neighborhood to look at.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 40.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations. In the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood, 52.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 18.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.7%), and 11.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today. In the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood in South Lake Tahoe, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.5%). There are also a number of people of Scots-Irish ancestry (9.1%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.6%) , along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (8.2%) and 5.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$416,474|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to CA, very high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Rural (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes and a few Small apartment buildings|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet and Urban Sophisticates|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 7 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Government employees and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Mexican, some Italian ancestry and some East Asian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
3,878 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||49.5||26.3|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||5.7||10.9|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.8||0.7|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||59.4||53.6|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||31.4|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||40.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO CA*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. South Lake Tahoe, CA appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in Luther Pass Rd / S Upper Truckee Rd SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in South Lake Tahoe 1 in 165
in California 1 in 243
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in South Lake Tahoe 1 in 48
in California 1 in 39
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