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South Lake Tahoe, CA

South Lake Tahoe, a town in California, has a population of slightly less than 22,000. It's a great place to set out on your own, as young professionals account for a larger portion of the population here (19%) than nationally (15%). By a small 54%-46% margin, renters are slightly more common than homeowners in South Lake Tahoe. The city boasts a relatively low average rent of $1,010/month, which is considerably less than the state average. That adds up over the course of 12 months.

Averaging about 18 minutes, South Lake Tahoe's commute time is faster than the state average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (38%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used widely. Walking (5%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number is significantly higher than the national average.

Many South Lake Tahoe residents work in one of two industries: entertainment and retail. Combined, these industries account for 24% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 6% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of about $63,000, South Lake Tahoe workers bring in about $23,000 less than the average California resident. South Lake Tahoe's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. South Lake Tahoe has a high number of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (8%) compared to the national average (5%). Additionally, 14% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.

Average Rent in South Lake Tahoe

Studio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed
Jun 19$1,050
May 191,050
*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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