CO

National Population : 333,590,059
Colorado State Population : 5,605,608

About Salida, CO

Salida, CO is located in Chaffee County in the state of Colorado.

The total City Population for Salida is about 7,740 with about 851 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 8,655.

The Average Home Value is $172,450.00, which is roughly 35% lower than the Average Home Value of $264,378.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 9% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $27,528.50, which is roughly 55% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 52% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Salida is about 2.1%.

Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.

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Voting

Chaffee County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 13.09% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 52.19%
Republican: 45.36%
Libertarian: 1.38%
Other: 0.74%
Green: 0.34%


Nearby Locations

Nathrop, CO (12.74 mi.)
Howard, CO (13.36 mi.)
Villa Grove, CO (19.84 mi.)
Buena Vista, CO (22.66 mi.)
Hartsel, CO (25.89 mi.)
Ohio City, CO (29.35 mi.)
Gunnison, CO (31.36 mi.)
Saguache, CO (31.65 mi.)
Cotopaxi, CO (31.66 mi.)
Parlin, CO (32.33 mi.)
Moffat, CO (32.37 mi.)
Guffey, CO (33.17 mi.)
Granite, CO (37.31 mi.)
Twin Lakes, CO (37.31 mi.)
Almont, CO (38.68 mi.)
Silver Cliff, CO (43.91 mi.)
Westcliffe, CO (43.91 mi.)
Canon City, CO (43.95 mi.)
Brookside, CO (43.95 mi.)
Fairplay, CO (46.58 mi.)
Lake George, CO (47.12 mi.)
Jefferson, CO (47.74 mi.)
Como, CO (47.74 mi.)
Florissant, CO (48.46 mi.)
Cripple Creek, CO (48.92 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 81201, 81227
Latitude : 38.540600
Longitude : -106.313700
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 10135 ft.
Area Code(s) : 719

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 1.56
Male Population Estimate : 49.44%
Female Population Estimate : 50.56%
Median Age : 47.7
Male Median Age : 43.7
Female Median Age : 48.5

White Population Estimate : 95.59%
Black Population Estimate : 0.34%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 9.49%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.91%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.68%
Other Population Estimate : 3.05%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Salida specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Chaffee County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Chaffee County: About 61 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Chaffee County is about 79% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.