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ZIP Code 96150

Primary City:South Lake Tahoe, CA (View All Cities)
County: El Dorado County
Timezone: Pacific (12:10am)
Area code: 530 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.8, -120.1
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 96150

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 96150. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 96150. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 96150, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Acceptable:
S Lake Tahoe

Stats and Demographics for the 96150 ZIP Code

ZIP code 96150 is located in central California and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 96150 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 96150 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,792
Population Density 241 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,720
Median Home Value $353,200
Land Area 123.57 sq mi
Water Area 4.49 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,436
Median Household Income $46,859

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8937598361,0451,3441,4121,1911,0441,0171,1471,3861,328951591361242149106
Female8217428028789921,0629958648651,1121,2801,178873534368240213171
Total1,7141,5011,6381,9232,3362,4742,1861,9081,8822,2592,6662,5061,8241,125729482362277

Gender

 Male 15,802 53%
 Female 13,990 47%
Gender

Race

 White 23,488 78.8%
 Black Or African American 236 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 273 0.9%
 Asian 1,341 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 53 0.2%
 Other Race 3,383 11.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,018 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner624008071,6421,842845455138
Renter7151,7351,1971,22688132312840
Total7772,1352,0042,8682,7231,168583178

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,008 40%
 Single Guardian 1,953 16%
 Singles 3,719 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,756 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,084 73%
 Households with Kids 3,352 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male186177188171157133176153140164171153168180169209220211236259
Female163153173162164152145136145173143165160161166176172175189185
Total349330361333321285321289285337314318328341335385392386425444

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 96150 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 96150 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 96150 real estate data, the median home value of $353,200 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 96150. Rentals in 96150 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 96150 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,342 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 107 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 47 0.2%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 244 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,581 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,610 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,245 29%
 Households Vacant 9,284 43%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,036 11.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 0.3%
 For Sale Only 255 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7,697 82.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 224 2.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 288 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,216 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,078 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,694 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $46,859 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 96150 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 96150 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 96150 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,706 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,996 38%
 No Earnings 7,010 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,706 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,996 38%
 No Earnings 7,010 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,140 80.8%
 Public transportation 302 2.2%
 Taxicab 19 0.1%
 Motorcycle 23 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,586 11.5%
 Worked at Home 724 5.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,652 16%
 High School Graduate 5,653 54%
 Associate's degree 781 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,821 17%
 Master's degree 346 3%
 Professional school degree 88 1%
 Doctorate degree 108 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,138 86.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 396 8.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 230 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 96150

ZIP Code 96150 is in the Lake Tahoe Unf School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 96150.

Bijou Community
3501 Spruce Ave
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
South Tahoe Middle School
2940 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
Tahoe Valley Elementary
943 Tahoe Island Dr
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
Sierra House Elementary
1709 Remington Trail
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet
1095 San Bernardino Ave
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
Transitional Lrn Center (continuation)
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
Mt. Tallac High School
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
South Tahoe High School
1735 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Tahoe Unf School District
St Theresa School
1081 Lyons Ave
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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