The North Shore and Truckee currently have 28,391 housing units (for data we could find), but the area could see more than 3,000 housing units added to its existing inventory, if all the current proposed projects are approved. This is an 11 percent increase of housing units. The numbers and projects vary, but it is certain that these projects would bring more tourists and locals to the area. Moonshine Ink gathered 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data and combined that with current project proposals to show what the potential increase of population and housing units could likely be. Some of the projects do not have a specific size and scope, so these are conservative estimates. As these projects go through their prospective processes, it remains to be seen what kinds of cumulative impacts these developments could bring to the area — only time will tell. 

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Current population

Permanent residents, according to 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data

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