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Retire To South Lake Tahoe, CA
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South Lake Tahoe, California is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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The interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city. See how home prices are trending over the past few years. Read a city profile and search homes for sale.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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South Lake Tahoe, California


South Lake Tahoe Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
El Dorado County blank blank blank 181,058
South Lake Tahoe 21,585 23,609 21,403 21,387



South Lake Tahoe
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2015 .$384,6994.5%
Dec $411,000 . .
Nov $418,000 . .
Oct $347,000 . .
Sep $383,000 . .
Aug $359,000 . .
Jul $463,000 . .
Jun $409,000 . .
May $383,000 . .
Apr $421,000 . .
Mar $387,000 . .
Feb $335,000 . .
Jan $311,000 . .
2014 .$368,1518.7%
2013 .$338,57321.0%
2012 .$279,861-1.6%
2011 . $284,332 -17.6%
2010 . $345,026 -0.7%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2015)
. South Lake Tahoe GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $384,699 $361,000
Nearest Big City Reno na
Home Sales Price in Reno $290,000 $281,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 107% of Reno home prices 128%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2015)
. South Lake Tahoe GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $384,699 $361,000
Monthly Rent $1,491 $1,336
Price/Rent Index 17.3 times the annual rent 18.1



South Lake Tahoe
Cost of Living (2015-16)
119% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



South Lake Tahoe Taxes
(2016)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 8.5% -- 10* 6.9% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 121 days 6* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



South Lake Tahoe Building Permits
(single family homes)
2014 28
2013 17
2012 10
2011 10
2010 12



South Lake Tahoe Interactive Maps


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