Salinas, CA

157,224 Population
23.6 square miles 6,659.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 35th Highest in CA
Population Density
6,659.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.6%
was 55.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
42.2%
was 37.3%
Ranked 14th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
30.0%
was 31.2%
Ranked 13th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
8.6%
was 8.8%
Ranked 126th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
13.2
was 8.5
Ranked 57th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
14.8%
was 21.5%
Ranked 90th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$52,338
was $52,334
Ranked 104th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.8
41.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
25.3
was 15.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
694.1
was 642.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,620.3
was 3,439.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
40,684
was 43,374
Ranked 56th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,211
was $1,207
Ranked 97th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
59
was 13
 
Occupied Housing Units
39,274
was 41,925
 
Homeownership Rate
42.6%
was 41.8%
Ranked 113th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
3
was 11
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,723.1
was 1,837.1
Ranked 63rd Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
5.9%
was 5.6%
Ranked 120th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
56
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
4.0
was 3.7
Ranked 13th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.4
was 0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.0%
was 97.2%
Ranked 117th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
77.7%
Ranked 133rd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.4%
was 97.6%
Ranked 68th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
57.4%
was 56.5%
Ranked 131st Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
12.6%
was 13.1%
Ranked 123rd Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
86.8%
was 86.5%
 
Debt Service Ratio
13.5%
was 2.1%
 
Revenue
 
$143,428,703
$114,997,218
 
Expenditure
 
$133,146,971
$114,244,788
 
Revenue per Capita
$915
was $739
 
Expenditure per Capita
$850
was $734
 

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