South Lake Tahoe is a city located in El Dorado County California. With a 2020 population of 22,487, it is the 289th largest city in California and the 1696th largest city in the United States . South Lake Tahoe is currently growing at a rate of 0.65% annually and its population has increased by 5.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,403 in 2010. South Lake Tahoe reached it's highest population of 23,609 in 2000. Spanning over 17 miles, South Lake Tahoe has a population density of 2,215 people per square mile.
The average household income in South Lake Tahoe is $69,434 with a poverty rate of 13.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,020 per month, and the median house value is $403,600. The median age in South Lake Tahoe is 37.1 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.