South Lake Tahoe, CA

21,506 Population
10.2 square miles 2,117.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
2,117.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
39.7%
was 38.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
20.1%
was 20.6%
 
Percent Under 18
18.4%
was 19.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.7%
was 11.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
16.3%
was 18.5%
 
Median Household Income
$42,401
was $39,793
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.8
45.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 14.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
301.5
was 546.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,542
was 2,753.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
17,015
was 16,730
 
Median Rent
$892
was $876
 
Total Building Permits
18
was 13
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,400
was 8,452
 
Homeownership Rate
44.3%
was 44.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
18
was 13
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,675.0
was 1,647.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
64.8%
was 63.7%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.1
was 0.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.8
was 0.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.5%
was 94.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
77.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
84.6%
was 84.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.3%
was 24.0%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
80.8%
was 74.0%
 
Debt Service Ratio
14.9%
was 3.9%
 
Revenue
$75,228,887
was $59,909,958
 
Expenditure
$71,041,393
was $57,507,194
 
Revenue per Capita
$3,516
was $2,793
 
Expenditure per Capita
$3,321
was $2,681
 

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