South Lake Tahoe, CA 96157 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 96157: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96157

Acceptable Alternative
S Lake Tahoe, CA 96157

Not Acceptable, USPS
Stateline, CA 96157

  • ZIP Code Type: PO BOX
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 0
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: El Dorado County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.941, Longitude -119.98
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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South Lake Tahoe, CA 96157 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 21
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 10
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 21
Population in Familes 16
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $79,776
Average Household Income $128,666
Per Capita Income $67,397


Total Housing Units 16 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $593,750
Average Home Value $611,111


Total Households 11
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 7
Average Family Size 2
  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 2.15% 0.93%
Households 1.32% 1.76%
Families 0.0% 2.71%
Median Household Income   -1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96157 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 96157 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 # 1721 2nd
Population Density # 1636 7th
Diversity Index # 1735 2nd
Median Household Income # 459 74th
Per Capita Income # 110 94th

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