|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Lake Tahoe is 21,414. South Lake Tahoe, California is the 1,773rd largest city in the US.
South Lake Tahoe is located entirely in El Dorado County.
The peak population of South Lake Tahoe was in 2000, when its population was 23,639. In 2000, South Lake Tahoe was the 1,343rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,773rd largest city in the US. South Lake Tahoe is currently 9.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
South Lake Tahoe has shrunk 9.4% since the year 2000. South Lake Tahoe, California's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
South Lake Tahoe has a population density of 2,106.4 people per square mile.
|1773||South Lake Tahoe||21,414||-9.4%|
|1860||La Cañada Flintridge||20,114|
|1768||Hanahan, South Carolina||21,480||65.3%|
|1770||St. John, Indiana||21,448||148.0%|
|1771||Mineola, New York||21,433||11.3%|
|1772||Mountlake Terrace, Washington||21,428||4.7%|
|1773||South Lake Tahoe, California||21,414||-9.4%|
|1775||Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin||21,392||32.9%|
|1776||New Hope, Minnesota||21,356||2.3%|
|1777||Carrboro, North Carolina||21,312||20.3%|
|1779||Secaucus, New Jersey||21,295||33.7%|
The total voting age population of South Lake Tahoe, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,053. The voting age population is 54.9% male and 45.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of South Lake Tahoe are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Lake Tahoe are 81.0% White, 7.1% Asian, 6.7% Other, 3.6% Two or more races, 1.1% Black, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 30.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Lake Tahoe, 13.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.1%. On a per-household basis, 8.0% of families are below the poverty line in South Lake Tahoe.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.9% of South Lake Tahoe residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.9% of South Lake Tahoe residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Lake Tahoe residents aged 5 and older, 30.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 23.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Lake Tahoe is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Lake Tahoe, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Lake Tahoe is $49,390.
In South Lake Tahoe, 41.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.0% of housing units in South Lake Tahoe.
Of all the housing units in South Lake Tahoe, 1.0% of them were build before 1940.
In South Lake Tahoe, 6.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Lake Tahoe is $1,020.
In South Lake Tahoe, 80.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.