Salida is a city located in Stanislaus County California. With a 2020 population of 13,918, it is the 413th largest city in California and the 3154th largest city in the United States. Salida is currently growing at a rate of 0.12% annually but its population has decreased by -8.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,269 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Salida has a population density of 2,631 people per square mile.
The average household income in Salida is $89,251 with a poverty rate of 8.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,721 per month, and the median house value is $331,000. The median age in Salida is 29.6 years, 29.3 years for males, and 30 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salidawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.24%.
56.23% of Salida residents speak only English, while 43.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.78% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Salida is White, with 4.05% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Salida is Hispanic, with 13.20% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.74%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Salida
79.08% of Salida residents were born in the United States, with 67.61% having been born in California. 10.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.