Median Household Income
Dollar (dollars)
Median Household Income
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Median Household Income

Median household income is an important gauge of the standard of living and wealth distribution of communities in the Tahoe Basin. An increase in the median income for a community creates opportunities for its residents, ranging from educational attainment to community participation. While a decrease in median income is typically correlated to increases in crime and substance abuse. Furthermore, increases in median household income are likely to increase environmental stewardship through increased philanthropic spending. Reporting the median household income for Tahoe Basin communities provides both a comparison of economic health in different communities in the Tahoe Basin and an understanding of the trend within each community over time.

Household Income measures the taxable income of the householder and all other individuals 15 years old and over in the household, whether they are related to the householder or not. Median Household Income for the Tahoe Basin is reported by the US Census American Community Survey using 5-year “period” estimates that represent an average of the data collected over a 60-month period.

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Median Household Income
Carnelian Bay, Crystal Bay, Dollar Point, Glenbrook, Incline Village
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Kings Beach, Kingsbury, Lakeridge, Round Hill Village, Stateline, Sunnyside Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, Tahoma, Zephyr Cove, Zip Code 96150

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