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South Lake Tahoe, California

South Lake Tahoe is a city in El Dorado County, California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The population was 23,609 at the 2000 census. The east end of the city, on the California-Nevada state line, is mainly geared towards tourism, with T-shirt shops, restaurants, hotels, and the Heavenly Ski Resort with the Nevada casinos just across the state line in Stateline, Nevada. The city extends about five miles west-southwest along highway 50, also known as Lake Tahoe Blvd. The western end of town is mainly residential, and clusters around "The Y", the X-shaped intersection of US Highway 50, state highway 89, and Lake Tahoe Boulevard after it loses its federal/state highway designation. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 42.7 km² . 26.1 km² of it is land and 16.7 km² of it is water. Elevation is 6260 ft.

South Lake Tahoe Careers

Among the most common occupations in South Lake Tahoe are Service occupations, 35%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 21%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in South Lake Tahoe, California work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

South Lake Tahoe Industries

The leading industries in South Lake Tahoe, California are Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 40%; Educational, health and social services, 11%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's South Lake Tahoe job listings indicate that the following industries in South Lake Tahoe are hiring the most workers:

South Lake Tahoe Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in South Lake Tahoe, California is $24,316, and the median income of households in South Lake Tahoe was $34,707.
 

Average Salaries in South Lake Tahoe, CA

South Lake Tahoe, CA

$24,000
 

According to our South Lake Tahoe Trends data, the number of South Lake Tahoe, California jobs has decreased by 29% since July 2013.
South Lake Tahoe job trends

South Lake Tahoe Employment Statistics

Population of South Lake Tahoe
Total population 23,609
Male 51.69%
Female 48.31%
Median age 33.4
  
South Lake Tahoe Housing
Owner-occupied homes 43.1%
Median cost of a home $157,800
Median mortgage payment $845
Renter-occupied homes 56.9%
Vacant housing 32.8%
Median monthly rent $642
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,352
Median for all female full-time $22,280
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 20%
$35,000 to $49,999 19%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 32%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 5%
  
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 44%
Separated 3%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 14%
  
Race
White 79%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 6%
Other 14%
  
South Lake Tahoe Commute
Carpool 16.6%
Public transportation 4.9%
Average travel time 16 minutes