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South Lake Tahoe Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

South Lake Tahoe Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
21,414

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.6%
5 - 17:
10.6%
18 - 24:
10.4%
25 - 34:
18.6%
35 - 54:
24.6%
55 - 64:
15.4%
Over 65 Years:
15.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.8%
4.8%
86.9%
86.9%
27.4%
27.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

South Lake Tahoe
USA
$37,404
$37,404
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

South Lake Tahoe
USA
$52,871
$52,871
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.6%

Employment Industries in South Lake Tahoe

 
Accommodation
Arts
Retail
Healthcare
Construction
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Administration
Real estate
Education
Other
Manufacturing
Transportation
Public Service
20.9%
20.9%
12.2%
12.2%
10.6%
10.6%
9.9%
9.9%
7.8%
7.8%
5.9%
5.9%
5.0%
5.0%
4.6%
4.6%
4.3%
4.3%
3.8%
3.8%
3.3%
3.3%
2.8%
2.8%
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
Black or African American
American Indian and Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
61.7%
61.7%
28.2%
28.2%
6.2%
6.2%
3.0%
3.0%
0.7%
0.7%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Irish
English
Italian
European
Scottish
Polish
French
Norwegian
Swedish
Portuguese
Dutch
Russian
Bulgarian
Scots-Irish
French Canadian
Welsh
Australian
Armenian
British
11.4%
11.4%
9.8%
9.8%
9.4%
9.4%
6.4%
6.4%
4.4%
4.4%
2.6%
2.6%
2.6%
2.6%
2.3%
2.3%
2.0%
2.0%
1.9%
1.9%
1.5%
1.5%
1.2%
1.2%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Tagalog
Pacific Island languages
Langs. of India
German/Yiddish
Chinese
Russian
Vietnamese
French
Korean
Japanese
Native American languages
Scandinavian languages
Slavic languages
Persian
African languages
Arabic
Hungarian
Navajo
71.2%
71.2%
21.6%
21.6%
2.8%
2.8%
1.4%
1.4%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born South Lake Tahoe Residents:
19.8%