The Tahoma CDP(1) had a population of 1,256 as of July 1, 2021. Tahoma ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Tahoma is located at latitude 39.0674 and longitude -120.1282 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Tahoma Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,283 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Tahoma Census Designated Place are located in Placer County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and El Dorado County.
The Tahoma Census Designated Place has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Tahoma Census Designated Place is located within South Lake Tahoe CCD of Placer County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Tahoma: Chambers Lodge.
|Total Population||1,256 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,256 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||853 (67.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$72,076|
|Average Household Income||$98,980|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||38%|
|Per Capita Income||$46,579|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,158 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||393 (18.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||191 ( 8.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,573 (72.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$646,812|
|Average Home Value||$948,101|
|Housing Affordability Index3||66|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.12%|
|Per Capita Income||3.02%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.7%|
The table below compares Tahoma to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 994||35th|
|Population Density||# 947||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 655||57th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 448||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 373||76th|
|Diversity Index||# 1486||2nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.