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The Tahoma Census Designated Place had a population of 1,232 as of July 1, 2017. Tahoma ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Tahoma is located at latitude 39.0651 and longitude -120.1447 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Tahoma Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,283 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Tahoma Census Designated Place are located in Placer County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and El Dorado County.

The Tahoma Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628793) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Tahoma Census Designated Place is located within Lake Tahoe CCD of Placer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tahoma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tahoma: Chambers Lodge.


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Tahoma, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,232
Daytime Population: Workers 97
Daytime Population: Residents 503
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.49
Population in Households 1,232
Population in Familes 840
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 475
Diversity Index3 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $82,543
Average Household Income $118,271
Per Capita Income $55,591

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (17.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,551 (73.1%)
Median Home Value $597,561
Average Home Value $660,646
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 570
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.66%
Households 0.42% 0.66%
Families 0.31% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Tahoma, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tahoma to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 999 34th
Population Density # 954 37th
Diversity Index # 1478 3rd
Median Household Income # 322 79th
Per Capita Income # 161 89th

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