Tahoe City, CA 96145 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96145: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Tahoe City, CA 96145

Acceptable Alternative
Alpine Mdws, CA 96145
Alpine Meadows, CA 96145

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 480
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Placer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.174, Longitude -120.156
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Tahoe City, CA 96145 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,389
Daytime Population: Workers 5,391
Daytime Population: Residents 1,390
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,781
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.00
Population in Households 3,382
Population in Familes 2,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 66
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $78,987
Average Household Income $119,828
Per Capita Income $57,016


Total Housing Units 5,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 923 (18.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 687 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,440 (68.1%)
Median Home Value $673,050
Average Home Value $762,947


Total Households 1,610
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 776
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% 1.22%
Households 0.98% 1.27%
Families 0.87% 1.23%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Tahoe City, CA 96145 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96145 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes 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 # 1204 32nd
Population Density # 1262 28th
Diversity Index # 1710 3rd
Median Household Income # 478 73rd
Per Capita Income # 187 89th

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