Saluda, Virginia Population 2024

694

Saluda is a city located in Gloucester County, King and Queen County, and Middlesex County Virginia. Saluda has a 2024 population of 694. It is also the county seat of Middlesex County. Saluda is currently growing at a rate of 3.27% annually and its population has increased by 14.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 606 in 2020.

The average household income in Saluda is $164,289 with a poverty rate of 10.67%. The median age in Saluda is 39.4 years: 36.5 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

Saluda Demographics

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

  • White: 61.38%
  • Two or more races: 18.92%
  • Black or African American: 18%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
213.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.52% (88)
The current population of Saluda, Virginia is 694 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 606.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White39961.38%
Two or more races12318.92%
Black or African American11718%
Asian111.69%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Saluda Population by Race

Saluda Population Pyramid 2024

Saluda Median Age

39.4

Total

36.5

Male

51.1

Female

Saluda Adults

There are 628 adults, (76 of whom are seniors) in Saluda.

Saluda Age Dependency

17.8

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4

Child Dependency Ratio

Saluda Sex Ratio

Female26741.08%
Male38358.92%

Saluda Population by Age

Saluda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1253.2270.429.6
Married892.9386.513.5
Female363.9430.669.4
Male0000
Non Family0000

2.6

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saluda Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6313.24%
Associates Degree153.15%
Bachelors Degree8918.7%
Graduate Degree214.41%
High School Graduate20442.86%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College8417.65%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Saluda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saluda Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White321308110
Black81560
Hispanic62370
2+ Races58330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.27%.

Saluda Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,208$35,833$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$36,042$48,393$0
Some College$0$0$0

$36,042

Average Earnings

$48,393

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Saluda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saluda Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Saluda Language

80.46% of Saluda residents speak only English, while 19.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.31% of the population.

Saluda Language

Saluda Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2413213.28%
Asian1111100%

10.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.59%

Male Poverty Rate

12.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saluda

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saluda is White, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Saluda Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater14.29%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%

Saluda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.59%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed17.22%
Female Unemployed0%

Saluda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saluda Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$115,221$149,678
Households$115,221$164,289
Married Families$160,893$-999,999,999
Non Families--

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saluda Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Saluda Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Saluda Marriage

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

Saluda Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saluda Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War6
Vietnam5
Korea5
World War II0

Saluda Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3416
35 to 546
65 to 745
75+5
55 to 640

Saluda Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White276.77%
Hispanic87.21%
2+ Races54.95%

Saluda Veterans by Race

Saluda Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saluda Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Saluda Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Saluda Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Saluda 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

52.46%

Born in Saluda

81.69%

Native Born

18.31%

Foreign Born

13.85%

Non Citizen

4.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.69% of Saluda residents were born in the United States, with 52.46% having been born in Virginia. 13.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saluda Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024694223.27%
2023672223.38%
2022650254%
2021625193.14%
2020606-33-5.16%
2019639-52-7.53%
2018691162.37%
2017675457.14%
201663010.16%
201562910720.5%
2014522-32-5.78%
20135547014.46%
2012484-248-33.88%
2011732-37-4.81%
201076900%

Saluda Population by Year