|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Saluda is 3,069. Saluda, South Carolina is the 6,185th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Saluda was in 2010, when its population was 3,565. In 2010, Saluda was the 5,609th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,185th largest city in the US. Saluda is currently 13.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
Saluda has shrunk 0.3% since the year 2000. Saluda, South Carolina's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6180||Piney Point Village, Texas||3,072||-9.3%|
|6182||Burgaw, North Carolina||3,071||-11.2%|
|6183||Lake City, Georgia||3,071||6.5%|
|6185||Saluda, South Carolina||3,069||-0.3%|
|6187||Wildwood Crest, New Jersey||3,069||-22.7%|
|6189||East Syracuse, New York||3,067||-3.3%|
The total voting age population of Saluda, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,984. The voting age population is 46.2% male and 53.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Saluda are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Saluda are 46.9% White, 34.3% Black, 18.6% Other and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 46.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Saluda, 22.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.7%. On a per-household basis, 23.3% of families are below the poverty line in Saluda.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.3% of Saluda residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 68.0% of Saluda residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.6% have a bachelor's degree and 2.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Saluda residents aged 5 and older, 42.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 41.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Saluda is 7.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Saluda, 12.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Saluda is $27,436.
In Saluda, 48.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 51.5% of housing units in Saluda.
Of all the housing units in Saluda, 13.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Saluda, 12.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 170 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Saluda is $588.
In Saluda, 60.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.