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South Lake Tahoe is a city in El Dorado County, in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.

The latitude of South Lake Tahoe is 38.933N. The longitude is -119.983W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,237 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,912.


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Median household income
Local
$34,707
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our South Lake Tahoe demographic reports
South Lake Tahoe is on the Nevada border.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 207. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 8.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Kokanee Salmon Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check South Lake Tahoe web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Lake Tahoe Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Lake Tahoe Community College
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 115

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Sections below provide additional information and links about South Lake Tahoe demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the El Dorado County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sacramento area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 96150 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of South Lake Tahoe residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the South Lake Tahoe ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in South Lake Tahoe was $18,452, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of South Lake Tahoe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in South Lake Tahoe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $568.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,166.


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Libraries in South Lake Tahoe include South Lake Tahoe Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in South Lake Tahoe include Tahoe Daily Tribune

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Politics

El Dorado County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our South Lake Tahoe political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for South Lake Tahoe workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in South Lake Tahoe between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in South Lake Tahoe include 3 Peaks Resort & Beach Club, Americana Village, Apex Inn, Avalon Lodge, Best Tahoe West Inn, Best Value Inn, Best Western Station House Inn, Best Western Timber Cove Lodge, Budget Inn South Lake Tahoe, Chateau Inn & Suites ... More hotels.

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