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, 2016)


Total Population 2,833
Population in Households 2,826
Population in Familes 1,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 136
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 1,356
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 634
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 761 (17.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 595 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,034 (69.1%)
Median Home Value $641,458
Average Home Value $710,907


Median Household Income $73,308
Average Household Income $107,113
Per Capita Income $51,371
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 1.14%
Households 0.69% 1.12%
Families 0.59% 1.08%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

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

The table below compares 96145 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1235 30th
Population Density1 # 1153 34th
Diversity Index2 # 1710 3rd
Median Household Income # 516 71st
Per Capita Income # 209 88th

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