Saltville, Virginia Population 2021

1,853
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Saltville is a city located in Smyth County Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,853, it is the 98th largest city in Virginia and the 7910th largest city in the United States . Saltville is currently declining at a rate of -1.28% annually and its population has decreased by -10.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,077 in 2010. Saltville reached it's highest population of 2,051 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Saltville has a population density of 233 people per square mile.

The average household income in Saltville is $43,225 with a poverty rate of 30.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $506 per month, and the median house value is $81,800. The median age in Saltville is 41.5 years, 30.9 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Saltville Demographics

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

  • White: 97.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Saltville, Virginia is 1,853 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,925.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,077.

Saltville, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,34897.39%
Two or More Races632.61%
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Saltville Population by Race

Saltville Population Pyramid $2021

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Saltville Median Age

41.5


Total

30.9


Male

47.9


Female

Saltville Adults

There are 1,802 adults, (334 of whom are seniors) in Saltville.

Saltville Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Saltville Sex Ratio

Female

1,005

41.68%

Male

1,406

58.32%

Saltville Population by Age

Saltville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saltville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Male41.4%58.6%
Female30.4%69.6%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saltville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9262.667.9
Married4203.5688.8
Non Family3751.1356.8
Female1023.7530.4
Male293.7641.4

3.43

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Saltville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1368.61%
9th to 12th Grade1137.16%
High School Graduate65341.36%
Some College39825.21%
Associates Degree1459.18%
Bachelors Degree966.08%
Graduate Degree382.41%
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Saltville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saltville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5081,273134
Hispanic7157

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.89%.

Saltville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,979$33,250$22,202
Less Than 9th Grade$30,893$$
High School Graduate$27,813$39,722$13,259
Some College$30,254$27,500$31,042
Bachelors Degree$49,500$36,833$52,800
Graduate Degree$118,750$$

$30,979

Average Earnings

$33,250

Average Male

$22,202

Average Female

Saltville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saltville Language by Age

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Saltville Language

92.02% of Saltville residents speak only English, while 7.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.23% of the population.

Saltville Language

Saltville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,22264128.85%
Hispanic1628854.32%
Multiple6363100.00%

30.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.01%

Male Poverty Rate

32.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saltville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saltville is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saltville is White, with 28.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.14%.

Saltville Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School28.33%
Some College27.81%
Less Than 9th Grade20.08%
Bachelors or Greater10.45%

Saltville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed71.43%
Male Unemployed40.48%
Female Employed19.18%
Male Employed17.34%

Saltville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saltville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,125$43,225
Families$47,829$53,500
Married Families$54,000-
Non Families$16,890$26,605
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Income by Household Type

Saltville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Saltville Married by Age and Sex

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Saltville 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 35-44.

Saltville Marital Status by Race

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Saltville Marital Status

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166

Number of Veterans

166

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War26
Korea23
World War II4

Saltville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+72
65 to 7443
18 to 3420
55 to 6419
35 to 5412

Saltville Veterans by Age

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Saltville Veterans by Race

Saltville Veterans by Education

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23.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saltville Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Saltville Employment by Age

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Saltville Employment by Race

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Saltville 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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75.90%

Born in Saltville

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Saltville residents were born in the United States, with 75.90% having been born in Virginia. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saltville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,853-24-1.28%
20201,877-24-1.26%
20191,901-24-1.25%
20181,925-20-1.03%
20171,945-22-1.12%
20161,967-17-0.86%
20151,984-19-0.95%
20142,003-15-0.74%
20132,018-10-0.49%
20122,028-11-0.54%
20112,039-12-0.59%
20102,0510.00%

Saltville Population by Year