Salida is a city located in Chaffee County Colorado. Salida has a 2020 population of 6,397. It is also the county seat of Chaffee County. Salida is currently growing at a rate of 1.67% annually and its population has increased by 21.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,245 in 2010.
The average household income in Salida is $63,024 with a poverty rate of 13.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $970 per month, and the median house value is $328,200. The median age in Salida is 47.2 years, 40.3 years for males, and 54.4 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salidawas:
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 white people with a rate of 38.11%.
90.99% of Salida residents speak only English, while 9.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.50% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Salida is Asian, with 13.36% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Salida is Multiple, with 7.79% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.95%.
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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
93.13% of Salida residents were born in the United States, with 43.57% having been born in Colorado. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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