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The Tahoe Vista CDP(1) had a population of 1,408 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Tahoe Vista is located at latitude 39.2399 and longitude -120.051 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Tahoe Vista Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,237 feet.

The Tahoe Vista Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized 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 Tahoe Vista Census Designated Place is located within Lake Tahoe CCD of Placer County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Tahoe Vista, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,408 (100%)
Population in Households 1,408 (100.0%)
Population in Families 967 (68.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 519
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $76,371
Average Household Income $108,197
% of Income for Mortgage4 53%
Per Capita Income $44,176
Wealth Index5 89


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (26.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 928 (61.3%)
Median Home Value $765,449
Average Home Value $903,055
Housing Affordability Index3 48


Total Households 586
Average Household Size 2.40
Family Households 313
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.51% -0.24%
Households -0.75% -0.27%
Families   -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   5.16%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.05%

Tahoe Vista, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tahoe Vista to the other 1,611 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 989 39th
Population Density # 971 40th
Median Household Income # 780 52nd
Housing Affordability Index # 326 20th
Per Capita Income # 627 61st
Diversity Index # 747 54th

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