Tahoma is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,223 people and just one neighborhood, Tahoma is the 693rd largest community in California.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Tahoma are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Tahoma isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tahoma are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tahoma is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tahoma who work in office and administrative support (12.09%), maintenance occupations (10.14%) and business and financial occupations (10.14%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Tahoma is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Even though Tahoma is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.