South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96150: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Acceptable Alternative
S Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 991
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,922
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,205
  • County: El Dorado County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.886, Longitude -120.035
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,999
Daytime Population: Workers 16,929
Daytime Population: Residents 15,789
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,718
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 32,536
Population in Familes 22,867
Population in Group Qrtrs 463
Population Density2 273
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $50,893
Average Household Income $73,629
Per Capita Income $31,156


Total Housing Units 23,958 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,704 (28.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,004 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,250 (42.8%)
Median Home Value $454,720
Average Home Value $538,608


Total Households 13,708
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 7,697
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 1.44% 1.28%
Households 1.36% 1.24%
Families 1.41% 1.27%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96150 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 # 538 70th
Population Density # 1050 40th
Diversity Index # 1019 42nd
Median Household Income # 1132 36th
Per Capita Income # 830 53rd

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