Statewide Claims to Fame

Salida is 3rd in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Salida is 9th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - White

Salida is 17th in Colorado out of 71 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 5,317 71st 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.6 97th 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,034.2 45th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 5.1% 91st 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 17.9% 100th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.6% 3rd 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.7% 44th 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 34.9% 52nd 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Race - White 93.7% 9th 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.2% 107th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1% 38th 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 108th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 101st 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 99th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.0% 71st 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 86.4% 22nd 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Female residents 51.0% 23rd 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.3% 104th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Housing units 2,894 85th 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 16.7% 65th 25.7% 25.9%
Households 2,422 88th 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 65.8% 62nd 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $228,300 58th $236,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 102nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $24,485 70th $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $37,660 98th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.3% 58th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Salida Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,217 59th 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $140,991 55th $65,896,788 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $26,105 17th $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,024 53rd $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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