Saltville, Virginia Population 2020

1,885
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Saltville is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,885, it is the 98th largest city in Virginia and the 7831st largest city in the United States. Saltville is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -9.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,077 in 2010. Saltville reached it's highest population of 2,049 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Saltville has a population density of 237 people per square mile.

The average household income in Saltville is $46,543 with a poverty rate of 32.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $591 per month, and the median house value is $83,500. The median age in Saltville is 33 years, 28.9 years for males, and 41.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.2 males.

Saltville Demographics

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

  • White: 96.60%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • 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 1,885, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,53296.60%
Two or More Races893.40%
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Saltville Population Pyramid 2020

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Saltville Median Age

33


Total

28.9


Male

41.2


Female

Saltville Adults

There are 1,844 adults, (312 of whom are seniors) in Saltville.

Saltville Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Saltville Sex Ratio

Female

1,235

47.12%

Male

1,386

52.88%

Saltville Households and Families

Saltville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saltville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Female36.9%63.1%
Male23.1%76.9%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9642.7272.1
Married4673.5287.2
Non Family3221.1170.5
Female1493.4836.9
Male263.9223.1

3.36

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Saltville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1428.84%
9th to 12th Grade1549.58%
High School Graduate62438.83%
Some College41525.82%
Associates Degree1147.09%
Bachelors Degree1106.85%
Graduate Degree482.99%
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Saltville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5181,238158
Hispanic5943
Multiple Races3030

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.41%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,375$31,814$20,791
Less Than High School$$30,313$
High School Grad$22,188$37,841$14,965
Some College$24,659$29,125$21,806
Bachelors Degree$36,607$36,429$
Graduate Degree$111,607$$

$25,375

Average Earnings

$31,814

Average Male

$20,791

Average Female

Saltville Language

Saltville Language by Age

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Saltville Language

93.98% of Saltville residents speak only English, while 6.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.24% of the population.

Saltville Poverty

Saltville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,39474230.99%
Multiple8989100.00%
Hispanic1354130.37%

32.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.04%

Male Poverty Rate

35.38%

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 Hispanic, with 30.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.58%.

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Name Poverty
Some College31.38%
High School25.80%
Less Than High School23.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed37.84%
Female Employed22.84%
Male Employed14.62%

Saltville Income

Saltville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,848$46,543
Families$42,935$54,883
Married Families$50,625-
Non Families$18,125$28,101
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Saltville Marital Status

Saltville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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 45-54.

Saltville Marital Status by Race

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Saltville Veterans

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125

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam52
Second Gulf War24
Korea16
First Gulf War10
World War II5
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Age Group Veterans
75+63
65 to 7423
18 to 3418
55 to 6411
35 to 5410
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Saltville Veterans by Education

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28.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saltville Employment Status

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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81.80%

Born in Virginia

97.90%

Native Born

2.10%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

1.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.90% of Saltville residents were born in the United States, with 81.80% having been born in Virginia. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,885-20-1.05%
20191,905-20-1.04%
20181,925-19-0.98%
20171,944-20-1.02%
20161,964-17-0.86%
20151,981-20-1.00%
20142,001-15-0.74%
20132,016-11-0.54%
20122,027-10-0.49%
20112,037-12-0.59%
20102,0490.00%