Salida, Colorado Population 2022

6,397
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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.

Salida Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salidawas:

  • White: 90.02%
  • Two or more races: 5.61%
  • Asian: 4.01%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Salida, Colorado is 6,397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,397.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,245.

Salida, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,21390.02%
Two or More Races3255.61%
Asian2324.01%
Some Other Race160.28%
Black or African American50.09%
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Salida Population by Race

Salida Population Pyramid $2022

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Salida Median Age

47.2


Total

40.3


Male

54.4


Female

Salida Adults

There are 4,867 adults, (1,416 of whom are seniors) in Salida.

Salida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Salida Sex Ratio

Female

2,963

51.17%

Male

2,828

48.83%

Salida Population by Age

Salida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62%38%
Male66.1%33.9%
Female68.2%31.8%
All73.6%26.4%
Married86.3%13.7%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Salida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5072.2373.6
Married1,1102.7886.3
Non Family1,0251.1662
Female2453.8568.2
Male1272.8966.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Salida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1453.23%
9th to 12th Grade3026.72%
High School Graduate1,27228.31%
Some College93020.70%
Associates Degree3427.61%
Bachelors Degree99522.15%
Graduate Degree50711.28%
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Salida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5003,2991,334
Hispanic64552492
Asian2017676
2+ Races1771536
Other Race16
Black55

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%.

Salida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,783$37,212$26,910
Less Than 9th Grade$16,439$$16,705
High School Graduate$27,857$38,333$
Some College$34,457$36,619$
Bachelors Degree$33,910$39,145$33,109
Graduate Degree$54,135$49,934$72,805

$32,783

Average Earnings

$37,212

Average Male

$26,910

Average Female

Salida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salida Language by Age

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Salida Language

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.

Salida Language

Salida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,19249411.78%
Hispanic95121822.92%
Asian2323113.36%
Multiple308247.79%
Other16NaN%

13.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.27%

Male Poverty Rate

13.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salida

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%.

Salida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.88%
Some College15.70%
High School11.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%

Salida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.68%
Male Employed5.82%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Salida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,875$63,024
Families$64,929$78,718
Married Families$77,364-
Non Families$24,067$36,478
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Income by Household Type

Salida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

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 Marital Status

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358

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam184
First Gulf War65
Korea52
World War II40
Second Gulf War14

Salida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+153
65 to 74125
55 to 6444
35 to 5430
18 to 346

Salida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3287.37%
Hispanic283.90%
Other Race16100.00%
Asian83.64%
2+ Races63.39%

Salida Veterans by Race

Salida Veterans by Education

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14.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salida Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Salida Employment by Age

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Salida Employment by Race

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Salida Employment by Education

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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43.57%

Born in Salida

93.13%

Native Born

6.87%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

4.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Salida Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,3971051.67%
20216,2921051.70%
20206,1871051.73%
20196,0821051.76%
20185,9771492.56%
20175,8282043.63%
20165,6241693.10%
20155,455781.45%
20145,377-7-0.13%
20135,384901.70%
20125,294240.46%
20115,270250.48%
20105,245-259-0.48%
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%

Salida Population by Year