Salida, CO has a population of 5,430 and is the 6,112th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,058 per sq mi which is 4034% higher than the Colorado average and 2172% higher than the national average. The median age in Salida is 49 which is approximately 34% higher than the Colorado average of 36. In Salida, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 40% of Salida residents were born in Colorado, 53% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.