Tahoe Vista is a census-designated place located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe in Placer County, California. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,668 at the 2000 census.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,668 people, 670 households, and 402 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 617.0 people per square mile (238.5/km²). There were 1,265 housing units at an average density of 467.9/sq mi (180.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.87% White, 0.12% African American, 0.48% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 7.97% from other races, and 3.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.81% of the population.
There were 670 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.9% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 110.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,958, and the median income for a family was $63,125. Males had a median income of $35,764 versus $29,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,170. About 5.8% of families and 8.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.