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Tahoma, California - Basic Facts

The Tahoma Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Placer County at latitude 39.0651 and longitude -120.1447. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,283 feet.

The formal official name is the Tahoma Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tahoma, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Tahoma indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tahoma: Chambers Lodge.

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Tahoma, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,200
Population in Households 1,200
Population in Familes 820
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 463
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 562
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 356 (17.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,529 (73.1%)
Median Home Value $387,755
Average Home Value $503,980


Median Household Income $59,132
Average Household Income $81,259
Per Capita Income $38,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.18% 0.54%
Households 0.38% 0.67%
Families 0.15% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   4.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Tahoma, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tahoma to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1004 34th
Population Density1 # 961 37th
Diversity Index2 # 1488 2nd
Median Household Income # 551 64th
Per Capita Income # 294 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.