Salida Information

Salida Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Salida, CO

General Salida Information

State: Colorado

County: Chaffee County

Close cities: Salida, CO, Poncha Springs, CO, Nathrop, CO, Howard, CO, Bonanza, CO, Buena Vista, CO, Villa Grove, CO, Sargents, CO

Salida Population (census data)
Total 5,343 (-3.1% since 2000)
Male 2,596 (48.6%)
Female 2,747 (51.4%)

Population Density: 2,408 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 90.5 (US Avg is 100)

Salida Elevation: 7,080 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1891

Land Area: 2.22 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,133

Zip Codes: 81201.

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Salida Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Hispanic (10.8%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (19.9%)
  • English (16.6%)
  • Irish (13.9%)
  • Italian (11.7%)
  • United States (4.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.9%)

Local Salida Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos
NBA Basketball: Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Denver, University of Colorado

Salida School Information

High Schools
Salida High School (905 D Street, Salida, CO, 81201 - Salida R-32 District)
Middle Schools
Salida Middle School (520 Milford Street, Salida, CO, 81201 - Salida R-32 District)
Elementary Schools
Longfellow Elementary School (350 West 8th Street, Salida, CO, 81201 - Salida R-32 District)

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