Salton City, California Population 2024

6,202

Salton City is a city located in Imperial County California. Salton City has a 2024 population of 6,202. Salton City is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 3.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,975 in 2020.

The average household income in Salton City is $44,579 with a poverty rate of 12.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Salton City is 36.7 years, 36.9 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Salton City Demographics

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

  • Other race: 49.77%
  • White: 24.73%
  • Two or more races: 24.6%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
21.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
289.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.8% (227)
The current population of Salton City, California is 6,202 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 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race3,08749.77%
White1,53424.73%
Two or more races1,52624.6%
Native American490.79%
Asian60.1%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Other race

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Salton City Population by Race

Salton City Population Pyramid 2024

Salton City Median Age

36.7

Total

36.9

Male

34.8

Female

Salton City Adults

There are 4,919 adults, (1,283 of whom are seniors) in Salton City.

Salton City Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Salton City Sex Ratio

Female2,76344.55%
Male3,43955.45%

Salton City Population by Age

Salton City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3682.6295.74.3
Non Family1,1811.0497.32.7
Married9063.9797.52.5
Female2245.2779.520.5
Male573.441000
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4.09

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

95.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Salton City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Salton City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salton City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Salton City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,288

Average Earnings

$31,757

Average Male

$20,044

Average Female

Salton City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salton City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Salton City Language

26.58% of Salton City residents speak only English, while 73.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 73.21% of the population.

Salton City Language

Salton City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,04473414.55%
Other3,08760119.47%
Multiple1,5261338.72%
White1,110121.08%
Native49816.33%
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12.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

12.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salton City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salton City is Other, with 19.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salton City is White, with 1.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.08%.

Salton City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.87%
Less Than 9th Grade9.58%
Some College8.5%
Bachelors or Greater
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Salton City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed61.54%
Female Unemployed32.45%
Female Employed5.07%
Male Employed1.98%
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Salton City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salton City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Salton City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Salton City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Salton City 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.

Salton City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Salton City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

104

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Salton City Veterans by War

count

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Salton City Veterans by Age

count

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Salton City Veterans by Race

Salton City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

24.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salton City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Salton City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Salton City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Salton City 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

61.98%

Born in Salton City

68.59%

Native Born

31.41%

Foreign Born

16.62%

Non Citizen

14.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.59% of Salton City residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in California. 16.62% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,202
20236,202
20226,2021,30226.57%
20214,900-1,075-17.99%
20205,975-275-4.4%
20196,25063911.39%
20185,6111242.26%
20175,4872705.18%
20165,2174359.1%
20154,78291523.66%
20143,86757417.43%
20133,29347216.73%
20122,82148320.66%
20112,338-1,425-37.87%
20103,763
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Salton City Population by Year