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Facts about Tahoma, CA
Tahoma (formerly, Chambers Lodge) is a census-designated place in Placer and El Dorado counties, California, United States. Tahoma is located along Lake Tahoe 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Homewood. Tahoma has a population of 1,191 (780 in El Dorado County and 411 in Placer County).
Tahoma has a post office with ZIP code 96142, which opened in 1946.
Tahoma started as a resort in 1916. The place name was created from combining "Tahoe" and "home".
During the 1960 Winter Olympics in nearby Squaw Valley, Tahoma was selected as the site of the cross-country skiing and biathlon, as there was insufficient space in Squaw Valley. The temporary McKinney Creek Stadium was built for the game and demolished afterwards.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Tahoma had a population of 1,191. The population density was 459.2 people per square mile (177.3/km²). The racial makeup of Tahoma was 1,129 (94.8%) White, 6 (0.5%) African American, 10 (0.8%) Native American, 14 (1.2%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 12 (1.0%) from other races, and 20 (1.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51 persons (4.3%).
The Census reported that 1,191 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 553 households, out of which 134 (24.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 250 (45.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 29 (5.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 27 (4.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 62 (11.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 4 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 172 households (31.1%) were made up of individuals and 29 (5.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15. There were 306 families (55.3% of all households); the average family size was 2.66.