Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at LTCC are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lake Tahoe Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 3%
Hispanic 27%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 10% more male students than female students enrolled at Lake Tahoe Community College with a gender ratio of 52% men to 48% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, LTCC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Lake Tahoe Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 52%
Women 48%
Enrollment by gender for Lake Tahoe Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,258
Women 1,146

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LTCC serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lake Tahoe Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,529 per year

38% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 52.1%
Part time Undergrads 68.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117195 IPEDS survey data for Lake Tahoe Community College.