Latest Data (2018)
Population 22,036
Nationwide Rank 1690

Quick Facts

South Lake Tahoe, California is the 1,690th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

South Lake Tahoe, California is a city.

South Lake Tahoe, California is currently 6.8% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

South Lake Tahoe, California's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

South Lake Tahoe, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1680 Belton, Texas 22,222 40.5%
1681 Port Hueneme, California 22,173 1.3%
1682 Watertown, South Dakota 22,153 9.3%
1683 Vicksburg, Mississippi 22,136 -15.9%
1684 Ruston, Louisiana 22,123 6.5%
1685 Junction City, Kansas 22,120 16.9%
1686 Fairhope, Alabama 22,085 73.3%
1687 Leland, North Carolina 22,070 435.2%
1688 Johnston, Iowa 22,040 145.0%
1689 Naples, Florida 22,039 2.5%
1690 South Lake Tahoe, California 22,036 -6.7%
1691 Summit, New Jersey 22,016 4.1%
1692 Mustang, Oklahoma 21,997 66.1%
1693 Darien, Illinois 21,954 -4.4%
1694 Gallup, New Mexico 21,929 5.4%
1695 Roselle, New Jersey 21,902 2.8%
1696 Portsmouth, New Hampshire 21,896 5.1%
1697 Bloomingdale, Illinois 21,894 0.6%
1698 Union City, Georgia 21,873 82.4%
1699 Gardner, Kansas 21,871 124.6%
1700 Nixa, Missouri 21,868 76.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
881 Rohnert Park 43,753 5.7%
883 Brea 43,601 22.6%
891 San Bruno 43,047 7.1%
899 Lompoc 42,760 3.7%
907 Campbell 42,466 9.0%
910 Bell Gardens 42,331 -4.0%
913 Oakley 42,129 62.9%
915 Rancho Palos Verdes 41,928 1.7%
927 La Quinta 41,535 68.9%
960 San Gabriel 40,335 1.1%
965 Calexico 40,139 46.8%
966 Los Banos 40,074 52.2%
974 La Puente 39,908 -2.9%
978 Hollister 39,749 14.1%
989 Montclair 39,437 16.2%
994 Culver City 39,214 0.8%
1004 Pacifica 38,759 0.9%
1010 Martinez 38,402 6.8%
1015 Stanton 38,234 1.7%
1039 Wildomar 37,280 76.7%
1049 West Hollywood 36,854 2.7%
1055 Monrovia 36,715 -0.7%
1060 Moorpark 36,576 14.8%
1064 Claremont 36,478 7.0%
1074 Temple City 36,120 7.5%
1077 San Juan Capistrano 36,013 6.2%
1088 Bell 35,728 -2.6%
1094 Manhattan Beach 35,532 4.5%
1106 Pleasant Hill 34,903 5.5%
1116 Menlo Park 34,549 12.2%
1128 Beverly Hills 34,183 0.8%
1130 Adelanto 34,160 87.8%
1131 Foster City 34,151 18.6%
1135 San Dimas 33,982 -3.0%
1138 Seaside 33,930 2.4%
1146 Dana Point 33,730 -4.1%
1177 Lawndale 32,754 3.1%
1197 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 32,212 30.5%
1198 La Verne 32,206 1.5%
1227 Banning 31,253 32.1%
1230 San Pablo 31,124 2.8%
1234 Laguna Hills 31,024 -3.1%
1242 Goleta 30,821 6.9%
1246 Los Gatos 30,680 6.8%
1247 Saratoga 30,599 1.7%
1251 Los Altos 30,531 8.6%
1254 Burlingame 30,467 8.2%
1261 San Carlos 30,364 9.4%
1262 Atascadero 30,330 14.3%
1273 Santa Paula 30,011 4.3%
1274 Walnut 30,006 -0.2%
1284 Suisun City 29,713 13.0%
1295 East Palo Alto 29,519 -1.4%
1297 Atwater 29,479 26.6%
1313 Ridgecrest 28,940 16.1%
1317 Desert Hot Springs 28,885 75.5%
1335 Benicia 28,306 4.9%
1336 Monterey 28,289 -4.8%
1350 Wasco 27,976 31.1%
1354 Windsor 27,849 20.7%
1373 Imperial Beach 27,447 1.4%
1381 Maywood 27,298 -2.9%
1393 Belmont 27,113 8.0%
1404 Eureka 26,998 3.5%
1405 Lemon Grove 26,969 8.0%
1414 Paradise 26,800 1.2%
1422 Norco 26,610 9.3%
1430 Lafayette 26,521 10.1%
1433 Lemoore 26,474 33.7%
1438 Galt 26,440 33.5%
1441 Twentynine Palms 26,418 -8.6%
1446 Brawley 26,226 19.3%
1456 Soledad 26,013 12.1%
1474 South Pasadena 25,611 5.3%
1476 El Cerrito 25,601 10.3%
1477 Hercules 25,601 31.3%
1478 Reedley 25,579 22.4%
1490 Sanger 25,313 32.8%
1526 Selma 24,807 25.8%
1528 Riverbank 24,780 56.7%
1557 San Fernando 24,510 3.7%
1564 Loma Linda 24,382 26.5%
1566 Dinuba 24,316 36.1%
1574 Seal Beach 24,119 -0.2%
1581 Barstow 23,972 6.0%
1582 Calabasas 23,954 15.8%
1590 Cudahy 23,826 -2.0%
1611 Oakdale 23,455 48.5%
1622 Lathrop 23,284 107.9%
1637 Laguna Beach 22,991 -3.3%
1662 Millbrae 22,557 8.9%
1665 Marina 22,535 19.0%
1673 Patterson 22,352 86.5%
1681 Port Hueneme 22,173 1.3%
1690 South Lake Tahoe 22,036 -6.7%
1710 Yucca Valley 21,726 28.1%
1717 Corcoran 21,676 -2.9%
1730 Duarte 21,527 0.0%
1731 Arvin 21,522 65.5%
1738 Coronado 21,390 -11.3%
1777 South El Monte 20,767 -1.9%
1792 Lomita 20,521 2.1%
1795 Dixon 20,497 27.0%
1796 Agoura Hills 20,472 -1.0%
1805 American Canyon 20,359 105.4%
1814 La CaƱada Flintridge 20,227
1829 Shafter 20,058 56.6%
1836 Blythe 19,959 -3.8%
1844 Albany 19,908 20.6%
1851 Orinda 19,806 12.2%
1877 Hermosa Beach 19,465 4.4%
1891 Pinole 19,318 0.6%
1896 Oroville 19,204 37.3%
1927 Chowchilla 18,771 28.8%
1962 Rancho Mirage 18,336 37.1%
1967 Arcata 18,257 9.8%
1984 Arroyo Grande 18,087 13.4%
2004 Santa Fe Springs 17,832 8.3%
2021 Imperial 17,695 129.3%
2022 Moraga 17,692 8.2%
2026 Greenfield 17,648 36.9%
2098 Artesia 16,750 2.0%
2102 El Segundo 16,719 4.1%
2118 Truckee 16,561 18.2%
2124 Coalinga 16,534 4.0%
2168 Ukiah 16,177 4.2%
2181 Laguna Woods 16,046 -8.7%
2198 Ripon 15,896 54.9%
2205 Fillmore 15,809 14.8%
2233 La Palma 15,568 0.6%
2235 Pacific Grove 15,546 0.1%
2247 Clearlake 15,384 16.6%
2258 Parlier 15,286 34.0%
2267 McFarland 15,182 54.4%
2271 Susanville 15,165 -13.4%
2280 Kerman 15,037 71.9%
2340 Livingston 14,427 36.9%
2350 Hawaiian Gardens 14,315 -3.3%
2356 Mill Valley 14,295 4.9%
2359 Red Bluff 14,283 7.5%
2366 California City 14,217 69.4%
2378 Auburn 14,103 13.1%
2389 King City 14,023 25.8%
2463 Grover Beach 13,528 3.2%
2474 Lindsay 13,474 29.2%
2476 Carpinteria 13,457 -5.4%
2480 Palos Verdes Estates 13,404 0.2%
2483 Solana Beach 13,379 2.9%
2504 Avenal 13,218 -9.9%
2510 San Marino 13,186 1.7%
2545 Half Moon Bay 12,973 9.2%
2556 Grass Valley 12,914 8.6%
2570 Commerce 12,808 1.5%
2573 Malibu 12,777 1.5%
2600 Grand Terrace 12,584 7.8%
2607 San Anselmo 12,519 1.0%
2608 Marysville 12,518 1.9%
2621 Tehachapi 12,432 11.5%
2641 Larkspur 12,328 2.5%
2649 Fortuna 12,280 16.8%
2667 Clayton 12,192 12.9%
2680 Emeryville 12,104 72.9%
2681 Healdsburg 12,104 9.7%
2696 Kingsburg 12,041 28.9%
2727 Scotts Valley 11,842 3.8%
2761 Newman 11,658 62.8%
2778 Signal Hill 11,555 22.9%
2783 Los Alamitos 11,529 -0.1%
2802 Hillsborough 11,444 5.7%
2807 Mendota 11,404 43.7%
2829 Canyon Lake 11,267 13.1%
2833 Sonoma 11,248 20.2%
2837 Piedmont 11,238 2.3%
2865 Placerville 11,048 13.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 22,036 1,690
2017 21,978 1,681
2016 21,717 1,692
2015 21,706 1,681
2014 21,529 1,675
2013 21,387 1,671
2012 21,286 1,658
2011 21,370 1,650
2010 21,403 1,630
2009 23,567 1,489
2008 23,459 1,486
2007 23,384 1,473
2006 23,431 1,447
2005 23,558 1,425
2004 23,591 1,408
2003 23,646 1,390
2002 23,768 1,369
2001 23,813 1,352
2000 23,639 1,343
1990 21,580 1,281