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About North Lake Tahoe...

Much of the area surrounding North Lake Tahoe is devoted to tourism. As you drive along the lakeshore at the North end of Lake Tahoe, you pass through the Lake's most diverse variety of restaurants, ski slopes, casinos, shops and housing. North Lake Tahoe caters to a wide variety of visitor tastes and pocketbooks from the most upscale and expensive to the most economical

The wide variety of choices along the North Shore of Lake Tahoe is the reason why tousands of people from all over Nevada and California, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles San Diego and San Francisco, flock to this area of Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe's economy...

... is all about tourism, and that means fun. The surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains provide excellent skiing in the winter and the lake itself is a draw for tourism in the summer. Additionally, recreation, retail, government, service-industry, restaurants and construction provide a good number of jobs for local residents.

Fascinating Underwater Images of Lake Tahoe

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The folks at US Geological Survey have created a fabulous site that includes beautiful animations of Tahoe below the water! It includes: U.S. Geological Survey, Lake Tahoe Initiative, Geography and History, Lake Facts, GIS Data, DEM, DOQ, DLG, DRG, Bathymetry, Landsat 7, Landcover, Census, Soils, Partners, Help Desk, General Maps, Pictures, and more Lake Tahoe, and more Lake Tahoe Sources.

Can you guess where you would be standing on Lake Tahoe, if you were actually viewing the Lake bottom as shown in the image below? Hint: South Lake Tahoe is on the distant shore. Click on the image find out on the USGS Lake Tahoe Data Clearinghouse; then, start your discovery by searching for Lake Tahoe seafloor maps...

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North Lake Tahoe Demographics

Population: 10,151
Median Household Income: $35,507
Median Home Value: $235,700

The folks at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, have compiled more statistics about Sunnyside-Tahoe City.

Sunnyside-Tahoe City, California is at coordinates 39°09'01?N 120°08'59?W? / ?39.150272, -120.149794

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,761 people, 789 households, and 362 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 515.8 people per square mile (199.4/km²). There were 2,102 housing units at an average density of 615.7/sq mi (238.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.34% White, 0.28% African American, 0.40% Native American, 1.31% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 2.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.63% of the population.

There were 789 households out of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.9% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 54.1% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 15.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 45.0% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 128.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 132.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,875, and the median income for a family was $79,412. Males had a median income of $41,136 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $33,534. About 1.1% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

CDPs: Dollar Point | Foresthill | Granite Bay | Kings Beach | Meadow Vista | North Auburn | Sunnyside-Tahoe City | Tahoe Vista.

These unincorporated communities are at Lake Tahoe: Applegate | Carnelian Bay | Dutch Flat | Homewood | Newcastle | Penryn | Sheridan | Squaw Valley | Weimar.