Salina, New York Population 2024

32,033

Salina is a city located in Onondaga County New York. Salina has a 2024 population of 32,033. Salina is currently declining at a rate of -1.03% annually and its population has decreased by -3.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,210 in 2020.

The average household income in Salina is $84,305 with a poverty rate of 10.37%. The median age in Salina is 41.2 years: 39.3 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Salina Demographics

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

  • White: 84.74%
  • Two or more races: 6.1%
  • Asian: 4.04%
  • Black or African American: 3.24%
  • Other race: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
Land Area (mi²)
13.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,347.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.54% (-1,177)
The current population of Salina, New York is 32,033 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,210.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,07584.74%
Two or more races2,0206.1%
Asian1,3404.04%
Black or African American1,0723.24%
Other race5071.53%
Native American1100.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.02%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Salina Population by Race

Salina Population Pyramid 2024

Salina Median Age

41.2

Total

39.3

Male

43.6

Female

Salina Adults

There are 26,524 adults, (6,458 of whom are seniors) in Salina.

Salina Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Salina Sex Ratio

Female17,50752.84%
Male15,62247.16%

Salina Population by Age

Salina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,6462.2567.332.7
Non Family6,9651.2557.442.6
Married5,3273.1284.915.1
Female1,7653.256.543.5
Male5893.2856.743.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Salina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,1835.02%
Associates Degree3,35114.23%
Bachelors Degree4,46318.95%
Graduate Degree2,54610.81%
High School Graduate7,39431.4%
Less Than 9th Grade5372.28%
Some College4,07217.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Salina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White20,87519,7706,403
2+ Races937826263
Asian698439159
Hispanic624459100
Black575432101
Other Race21012844
Native American92920
Islander555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Salina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,441$58,709$64,091
Graduate Degree$73,660$91,641$70,083
High School Graduate$39,594$42,021$32,750
Less Than 9th Grade$45,568$38,846$51,827
Overall$49,155$51,890$46,908
Some College$47,938$53,239$43,385

$49,155

Average Earnings

$51,890

Average Male

$46,908

Average Female

Salina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Salina Language

89.8% of Salina residents speak only English, while 10.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.5% of the population.

Salina Language

Salina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White27,6642,3508.49%
Black1,07238235.63%
Multiple2,02034417.03%
Asian1,34026219.55%
Hispanic1,31723818.07%
Other507397.69%
Islander55100%

10.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salina is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salina is Other, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.86%.

Salina Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.79%
High School11.28%
Some College5.73%
Bachelors or Greater5.69%

Salina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed44.37%
Female Unemployed28.97%
Female Employed5.89%
Male Employed4%

Salina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$80,760$101,439
Households$69,640$84,305
Married Families$98,701$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,420$61,789

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Salina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Salina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Salina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Salina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Salina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,561

Number of Veterans

1,422

Male Veterans

139

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam483
Second Gulf War263
First Gulf War206
Korea102
World War II41

Salina Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+434
65 to 74398
35 to 54312
55 to 64303
18 to 34114

Salina Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4226.1%
Black618.5%
2+ Races584.85%
Hispanic374.47%
Native American1415.22%
Other Race62.02%

Salina Veterans by Race

Salina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Salina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Salina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Salina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.65%

Born in Salina

93.12%

Native Born

6.88%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

4.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.12% of Salina residents were born in the United States, with 80.65% having been born in New York. 2.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Salina Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930,373-332-1.08%
202830,705-332-1.07%
202731,037-332-1.06%
202631,369-332-1.05%
202531,701-332-1.04%
202432,033-332-1.03%
202332,365-332-1.02%
202232,697-332-1.01%
202133,029-181-0.55%
202033,2108852.74%
201932,325-137-0.42%
201832,462-133-0.41%
201732,595-338-1.03%
201632,933-199-0.6%
201533,132-216-0.65%
201433,348-186-0.55%
201333,534-140-0.42%
201233,674-185-0.55%
201133,8591620.48%
201033,69700%

Salina Population by Year