|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Salinas is 162,791. Salinas, California is the 160th largest city in the US.
Salinas is located entirely in Monterey County.
The peak population of Salinas was in 2020, when its population was 163,397. Salinas is currently 0.4% smaller than it was in 2020.
Salinas has grown 13.4% since the 2000. Salinas, California's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Salinas has a population density of 6,490.4 people per square mile.
|154||Garden Grove, California||170,488||3.0%|
|157||Pembroke Pines, Florida||169,391||22.5%|
|158||Fort Collins, Colorado||168,538||40.3%|
|163||Paterson, New Jersey||157,794||5.6%|
|165||Macon-Bibb County, Georgia||156,762|
The total voting age population of Salinas, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 65,334. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.9% of the residents of Salinas are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Salinas are 51.6% Other, 37.4% White, 5.5% Asian, 3.4% Two or more races, 1.5% Black, 0.6% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 79.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Salinas, 16.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.5%. On a per-household basis, 14.0% of families are below the poverty line in Salinas.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.8% of Salinas residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 59.2% of Salinas residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.3% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Salinas residents aged 5 and older, 72.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 67.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Salinas is 4.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Salinas, 12.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Salinas is $61,527.
In Salinas, 44.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 55.2% of housing units in Salinas.
Of all the housing units in Salinas, 5.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Salinas, 10.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Salinas is $1,411.
In Salinas, 82.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.