Salida, Colorado Population 2020

6,373
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Salida is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 6,373, it is the 71st largest city in Colorado and the 4166th largest city in the United States. Salida is currently growing at a rate of 3.32% annually and its population has increased by 21.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,236 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Salida has a population density of 2,311 people per square mile.

The average household income in Salida is $62,385 with a poverty rate of 11.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $306,100. The median age in Salida is 46.7 years, 40.7 years for males, and 52.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.4 males.

Salida Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salida was:

  • White: 89.21%
  • Two or more races: 8.37%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Salida, Colorado is 6,373, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,963.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,236.

Salida, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,03389.21%
Two or More Races4728.37%
Asian981.74%
Some Other Race280.50%
Black or African American110.19%
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Salida Population Pyramid 2020

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Salida Median Age

46.7


Total

40.7


Male

52.9


Female

Salida Adults

There are 4,706 adults, (1,345 of whom are seniors) in Salida.

Salida Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Salida Sex Ratio

Female

2,787

49.40%

Male

2,855

50.60%

Salida Households and Families

Salida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All72%28%
Female60.7%39.3%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Male56.4%43.6%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5532.1372
Married1,1652.5986.5
Non Family1,0421.2660.1
Female2062.8860.7
Male1403.6656.4

2.68

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Salida Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3066.95%
9th to 12th Grade2646.00%
High School Graduate1,09524.88%
Some College92521.01%
Associates Degree3117.06%
Bachelors Degree99822.67%
Graduate Degree50311.43%
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Salida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4883,2601,382
Hispanic661363104
Multiple Races24921319
Asian541515
Other Race2815
Black116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,157$31,270$30,967
Less Than High School$15,845$10,602$17,230
High School Grad$28,413$29,323$
Some College$34,514$36,081$28,906
Bachelors Degree$35,169$31,932$35,568
Graduate Degree$50,474$33,295$53,333

$31,157

Average Earnings

$31,270

Average Male

$30,967

Average Female

Salida Language

Salida Language by Age

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Salida Language

91.21% of Salida residents speak only English, while 8.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.30% of the population.

Salida Poverty

Salida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1464039.72%
Hispanic94218019.11%
Asian984444.90%
Multiple455275.93%
Other281346.43%

11.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.50%

Male Poverty Rate

10.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salida is Other, with 46.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salida is Multiple, with 5.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.10%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.48%
High School10.23%
Some College7.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed13.33%
Male Employed9.43%
Female Employed2.52%

Salida Income

Salida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,308$62,385
Families$71,406$82,016
Married Families$77,680-
Non Families$25,707$32,455
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Salida Marital Status

Salida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Salida Married by Age and Sex

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Salida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Salida Marital Status by Race

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Salida Veterans

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410

Number of Veterans

357

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam222
Korea86
First Gulf War68
World War II45
Second Gulf War21
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Age Group Veterans
75+180
65 to 74145
55 to 6459
35 to 5420
18 to 346
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3768.75%
Hispanic243.17%
Asian1521.13%
Other1346.43%
2 or More62.01%

Salida Veterans by Education

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11.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salida Employment Status

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59%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.55%

Born in Colorado

94.77%

Native Born

5.23%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.77% of Salida residents were born in the United States, with 40.55% having been born in Colorado. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,3732053.32%
20196,1682053.44%
20185,9631512.60%
20175,8122053.66%
20165,6071673.07%
20155,440721.34%
20145,368-11-0.20%
20135,379911.72%
20125,288240.46%
20115,264240.46%
20105,240-264-0.49%
20005,5047671.51%
19904,737-133-0.28%
19804,8705151.12%
19704,355-205-0.46%
19604,56070.02%
19504,553-416-0.87%
19404,969-96-0.19%
19305,0653760.77%
19204,6892640.58%
19104,4257031.75%
19003,7221,1363.71%
18902,5860.00%