A rambling hillside of very well-appointed older homes with adjacent luxury and newer developments.

Welcome to Northstar

Nestled halfway between the pristine shores of Lake Tahoe, North America's largest alpine lake, and the historic charm of Truckee, Northstar offers a picturesque setting. Enveloped by the grandeur of Northstar Ski Resort, this enclave boasts a range of homes, some granting coveted ski-in ski-out access, while others offer scenic golf course, meadow, or mountain vistas. The neighborhood presents a diverse blend of hosing options, featuring comfortable condos, meticulously maintained older homes, and luxurious new developments.
Residents relish the abundant perks of Northstar living, including complimentary shuttle services, a refreshing pool, well-maintained tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an extensive network of scenic trails. In addition to these amenities is the inviting Northstar Village, where you can partake in the joy of ice skating, explore charming shops, savor delectable dining experiences at restaurants, and revel in close proximity to the Ritz-Carlton hotel and its world-class offerings.
Northstar Ski Resort has earned its reputation as a family-friendly mountain, offering helpful staff, impeccably groomed trails, cutting-edge snowboard parks, and terrain catering to all skill levels. As summer graces the region, Northstar transforms into an outdoor playground, inviting you to savor mountain biking with ski lift access for exhilarating downhill rides, tee off on an 18-hole golf course, perfect your tennis game, take a refreshing swim, embark on horseback adventures, and explore the scenic hiking trails that crisscross this breathtaking landscape. Experience the essence of Northstar living, where every season brings a new adventure to your doorstep.

Overview for Northstar, CA

177 people live in Northstar, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $138,531. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43 years

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Around Northstar, CA

There's plenty to do around Northstar, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Seasoned Sage Chef Services, Forklore Foods, and Namaste Holistic Healing & Yoga Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.52 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.52 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.72 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.55 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.52 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Northstar, CA

Northstar has 167 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Northstar do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 177 people call Northstar home. The population density is 178.1 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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58.76 / 41.24%

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Schools in Northstar, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Northstar. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Golden Valley Tahoe
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