Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA


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Sunnyside-Tahoe City is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,644 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sunnyside-Tahoe City is the 664th largest community in California.

Sunnyside-Tahoe City home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Sunnyside-Tahoe City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sunnyside-Tahoe City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sunnyside-Tahoe City is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunnyside-Tahoe City who work in sales jobs (15.19%), food service (14.98%), and maintenance occupations (10.70%).

Also of interest is that Sunnyside-Tahoe City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Sunnyside-Tahoe City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.12% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Another notable thing is that Sunnyside-Tahoe City is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Sunnyside-Tahoe City’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

Sunnyside-Tahoe City is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.51% of adults in Sunnyside-Tahoe City have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Sunnyside-Tahoe City in 2010 was $33,019, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,076 for a family of four. However, Sunnyside-Tahoe City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sunnyside-Tahoe City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sunnyside-Tahoe City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sunnyside-Tahoe City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.40% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sunnyside-Tahoe City include German, English, French , and European.

The most common language spoken in Sunnyside-Tahoe City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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