Salton City, California Population 2022

5,433
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Salton City is a city located in Imperial County California. With a 2020 population of 5,433, it is the 621st largest city in California and the 6259th largest city in the United States. Salton City is currently growing at a rate of 2.63% annually but its population has decreased by -9.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,975 in 2020. Spanning over 21 miles, Salton City has a population density of 253 people per square mile.

The average household income in Salton City is $44,297 with a poverty rate of 27.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $976 per month, and the median house value is $143,500. The median age in Salton City is 40.5 years, 36.7 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Salton City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salton Citywas:

  • White: 54.96%
  • Other race: 36.80%
  • Two or more races: 4.00%
  • Black or African American: 2.21%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
The current population of Salton City, California is 5,433 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,975.

Salton City, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Salton City Population by Race

Salton City Population Pyramid 2022

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Salton City Median Age

42.9


Total

37


Male

47.2


Female

Salton City Adults

There are 4,812 adults, (1,260 of whom are seniors) in Salton City.

Salton City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Salton City Sex Ratio

Female

2,722

45.56%

Male

3,253

54.44%

Salton City Population by Age

Salton City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salton City Household Types

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Salton City Households and Families

3.75

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Salton City Households by Type

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Salton City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salton City Educational Attainment by Race

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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 black people with a rate of 48.19%.

Salton City Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,887

Average Earnings

$31,045

Average Male

$11,647

Average Female

Salton City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salton City Language by Age

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Salton City Language

42.96% of Salton City residents speak only English, while 57.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 56.34% of the population.

Salton City Language

Salton City Poverty by Race

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27.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.64%

Male Poverty Rate

29.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salton City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salton City is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salton City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.21%.

Salton City Poverty

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Salton City Poverty Rate by Education

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Salton City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salton City Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Salton City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Salton City Married by Age and Sex

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Salton City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Salton City Marital Status by Race

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Salton City Marital Status

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196

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Salton City Veterans by War

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Salton City Veterans by Age

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Salton City Veterans by Race

Salton City Veterans by Education

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9.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salton City Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Salton City Employment by Age

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Salton City Employment by Race

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Salton City 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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54.93%

Born in Salton City

72.00%

Native Born

28.00%

Foreign Born

18.13%

Non Citizen

9.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.00% of Salton City residents were born in the United States, with 54.93% having been born in California. 18.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Salton City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Salton City Population by Year