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South Lake Tahoe has the 1426th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. South Lake Tahoe is part of the Sacramento metro area. Unemployment in the Sacramento area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Sacramento has the 33rd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in South Lake Tahoe is above average at $53,340, and the median cost of a home in South Lake Tahoe is $322,400, which is above the national average. 23% of workers in South Lake Tahoe hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 84% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in South Lake Tahoe. 76% of South Lake Tahoe workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 11% walk. People in South Lake Tahoe spend an average of 14 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Connections Workforce Development and Business Resource Center

3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd
Suite 100
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150