Tahoe City

Tahoe City

Tahoe City is a favorite destination for second homeowners, tourists, and locals alike.

Welcome to Tahoe City

Tahoe City is a favorite destination for second homeowners, tourists, and locals alike. A beautiful family-friendly small mountain town where there is proximity to the lake, Truckee river, immediate access to outdoor recreation, downtown shops, restaurants, nightlife, and a short drive to Alpine and Squaw Valley Ski resort. A community of outdoor activists, endless recreation, and real estate made up of some of the best properties on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Tahoe City is an investment in lifestyle. With easy access to the lake, walkable downtown for shopping at boutiques or restaurants, and proximity to ski resorts and hiking trails, there are endless opportunities to stay involved and active in the community. Anyone with a sense of adventure will find their niche in Tahoe City.

What to Expect

Expect a vibrant mix of outdoor recreation, lively culture, and natural beauty in every season spent in Tahoe City. Enjoy Tahoe City's outdoor recreation in the summer by riding your bike over Fanny Bridge leading into endless trails or go floating down the Truckee River to River Ranch Lodge & Restaurant, where you can enjoy gourmet dining in a nostalgic atmosphere. Come winter, join the community of skiers and riders at Alpine and Squaw Valley Ski Resort united by the glorious bluebird snow days. Tahoe City is also known for its community events, such as paddle board racing on Lake Tahoe or the farmer's market downtown. No matter where you are or what season you spend in Tahoe City, natural beauty is abundant in its Winter Wonderland or Summer Days.

You'll Love

Tahoe City's active and healthy community. The town's proximity to outdoor recreation fuels the daily adventure enthusiasts that live in Tahoe City. The lake locals have easy access to boating, waterskiing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, and lake cruises. Year-round hiking, biking, and skiing keep people moving. However, not every Tahoe City activity requires physical exertion. Explore the downtown art galleries, local produce, and craftsmanship at farmer's markets or hang out on the beach for live music. The stunning and breathtaking beauty of Tahoe City will make any community member want to be actively involved.

The Lifestyle

Enjoy being on Tahoe time, where you can enjoy outdoor living before and after you get off work. In Tahoe City, you will find yourself on what locals call "Tahoe Time." "Tahoe Time" is where you take time to appreciate all that Tahoe offers before and after you get off work. Enjoy your morning ritual - walking to the lake and grabbing a delicious smoothie at Syd's Bagelry or go to Alpine Ski resort and take a couple of laps on the mountain. Spend time after work re-acquainting yourself with nature by taking a hike to Twin Peaks or grabbing a drink by the lake at Sunnyside Restaurant and Lodge. Relax and relish in the laid-back atmosphere Tahoe City offers its dedicated locals.

Unexpected Appeal

Small mountain town with a bustling and energetic community of local business owners, second homeowners, and adventure seekers alike. Although Tahoe City embodies a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere, its community encompasses a combination of hard-working business owners. Shops line the downtown strip, welcoming adventure-seeking tourists, while second and third homeowners who have generations of family and friends in the area spend their holiday energizing the town's slow seasons.

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Staging/Interior Design

Staging The Sierras - (775) 234-8642
Dragonfy Designs - (530) 583-6076
Interior Design by Tinsel House Studio - (530) 536-8166

Home Cleaners

Mountain Home Cleaning - (530) 583-6185
Sunshine Cleaning LLC - (530) 608-9390
North Lake Tahoe Cleaning - (530) 546-4438


Green Envy, Inc. - (530) 581-2604
Tahoe Landscaping Co - (530) 583-4080
Tahoe Rockscapes - (530) 414-0582


Tahoe Fence Company Inc - (775) 882-1063
Florence Fence Inc - (775) 267-9918

Tree Services

​​​​​​​Jeremiah's Tree Service - (530) 581-1945
Tahoe Tree Company - (530) 583-3911

Mortgage Brokers

Cross Country Mortgage | Luke Lewis - (530) 448-3416
RPM Mortgage | Nicole Franics - (775) 846-1839
O'Dette Mortgage Group - (530) 581-5089
Luna Lending - (530) 314-9544

Property Managers​​​​​​​

Tahoe Luxury Properties - (530) 584-3444
Hauserman Rental Group - (530) 583-3793
Tahoe Rental Company - (530) 583-7488

Useful Numbers

Tahoe City Public Utility District: (530) 583-3796
Charter Spectrum: (888) 406-7063
Liberty Energy: (530) 543-5235
Southwest Gas: (877) 860-6020
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency: (775) 588-4547
Nevada County Building Department - (530) 265-1222
Truckee Planning Department: (530) 582-7820
Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal - (530) 583-7800

Insurance Brokerages

Farmers Insurance - Richard Votaw (530) 583-0294
Insurance Agency, Inc - (530) 541-7797

Pest Inspectors

Western Exterminator: (775) 439-9298
TNT Pest Control: (530) 582-8858

Home Inspectors​​​​​​​

Bruce Pickering, InnSpec: (530) 542-2888
TAG Inspections: (775) 830-2427
Bill Bergstedt, Tahoe Certifed: (530) 577-7811

Radon, Mold, Asbestos Inspectors

Environmental Inspections Inc.: (530) 544-1862
Bob Nemitz: (775) 691-0951

Building Contractors

​​​​​​​Hartline Construction, Inc. - (530) 412-1124
Linkey & Sons Construction, Inc. - (530) 537-0803
Hawley Construction - (530) 412-1643
Welling Construction - (530) 581-5555
Barter Construction - (530) 583-7191
Alpha & Omega Drywall - (530) 550-8064
Artisticrat Property Improvements Inc. - (530) 724-6848
Junior's Snow Removal and Excavation Inc. - (530) 583-9267

Overview for Tahoe City, CA

2,517 people live in Tahoe City, where the median age is 45 and the average individual income is $63,344. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

45 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Tahoe City, CA

Tahoe City has 1,079 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Tahoe City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,517 people call Tahoe City home. The population density is 429.469 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

46.52 / 53.48%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in Tahoe City, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Tahoe City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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