Saluda demographics profile

StatisticSaludaNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)48721891
Median age55.638.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%43%43%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Saluda, NC has a population of 758 and is the 16,963rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 487 per sq mi which is 124% higher than the North Carolina average and 438% higher than the national average. The median age in Saluda is 56 which is approximately 45% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Saluda, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 43% of Saluda residents were born in North Carolina, 54% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Saluda is 124% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Saluda is 45% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Saluda 93.67% of the population is White.
  • In Saluda 2.64% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Saluda 0.66% of the population is Asian.

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      Saluda population breakdown by race

      RaceSaludaNorth CarolinaNational
      Black or African American2.64%21.50%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
      Mixed race0.92%2.45%3.06%
      Other race2.11%3.01%4.75%
      In Saluda, 2.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Saluda, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).