Salinas

Salinas is known as the “Salad Bowl of the World” for its large, vibrant agriculture industry.

Overview for Salinas, CA

160,467 people live in Salinas, where the median age is 30.7 and the average individual income is $23,847.17. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

160,467

Total Population

30.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$23,847.17

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Salinas, CA

Salinas has 42,419 households, with an average household size of 4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Salinas do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 160,467 people call Salinas home. The population density is 1,208.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

160,467

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

30.7

Median Age

50.91 / 49.09%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
42,419

Total Households

4

Average Household Size

$23,847.17

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Salinas, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Salinas. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
School rating
Website
Natividad Elementary
2/5
North Salinas High
3/5
Anthem Christian School
3/5
Fremont Elementary
1/5
El Gabilan Elementary
Loma Vista Elementary
1/5
University Park Elementary
1/5
Monterey County Home Charter
2/5
Madonna Del Sasso School
Mission Trails Regional Occupational Program
Oscar F. Loya Elementary
2/5
Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy
1/5
Henry F. Kammann Elementary
1/5
Los Padres Elementary
1/5
Mission Park Elementary
2/5
Sherwood Elementary
1/5
Lincoln Elementary
3/5
Sacred Heart School
Creekside Elementary
1/5
Roosevelt Elementary
1/5
Laurel Wood Elementary
2/5
Notre Dame High School
Bardin Elementary
1/5
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary
2/5
Frank Paul Elementary
1/5
John E. Steinbeck Elementary
3/5

Around Salinas, CA

There's plenty to do around Salinas, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

11
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
39
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
27
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sabor Latin Fusion, Bod-Construct, and Birria Patro Jaramillo.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.54 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 16.9 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 21.21 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 15.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 17.02 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.62 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Salinas is the most populous city in Monterey County, as well as its county seat. Salinas is known as the “Salad Bowl of the World” for its large, vibrant agriculture industry. Salinas is home to the famous California Rodeo and was home to the great American author John Steinbeck who set many of his stories in the Salinas Valley and Monterey. Salinas is a lively blend of yesterday’s charm with today’s modern conveniences and offers a diverse array of shopping, dining, world-renowned wine tasting amid an abundance of agriculture.
 
 
 

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