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Tahoe Vista, California - Basic Facts

The Tahoe Vista Census Designated Place had a population of 1,529 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tahoe Vista is located at latitude 39.2483 and longitude -120.0535 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Tahoe Vista Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,237 feet.

The Tahoe Vista Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410050) 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 Tahoe Vista Census Designated Place is located within Lake Tahoe CCD of Placer County.

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

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


Total Population 1,529
Daytime Population: Workers 832
Daytime Population: Residents 653
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,485
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 1,529
Population in Familes 1,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 563
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $83,124
Average Household Income $129,245
Per Capita Income $56,722


Total Housing Units 1,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 417 (27.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 862 (56.1%)
Median Home Value $612,782
Average Home Value $646,454


Total Households 674
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 370
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.9% 1.23%
Households 0.98% 1.24%
Families 0.85% 1.16%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Tahoe Vista, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tahoe Vista 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 # 945 38th
Population Density # 916 40th
Diversity Index # 943 38th
Median Household Income # 314 79th
Per Capita Income # 154 90th

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