Salinas, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Salinas, California Info Snack

Population
156,177
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
14.2%
Median Home
$451,000
Median Income
$67,914
Median Rent
$1,492

Salinas SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
8

Salinas, CA Crime Report

4,347
Total Crimes
2,786.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.79%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Salinas
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,347 2,786.8 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 866 555.2 442.0 387.8
Murder 8 5.1 5.6 6.5
Robbery 233 149.4 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 556 356.4 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 3,481 2,231.6 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 790 506.5 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,779 1,140.5 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 912 584.7 427.6 246.0

Salinas, CA Cost Of Living

119
Salinas's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Salinas California National Average
Overall 119 140 100
Services 90 112 100
Groceries 106 113 100
Health 112 115 100
Housing 154 198 100
Transportation 111 134 100
Utilities 128 126 100

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Map Of Salinas, CA

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Population over time in Salinas

Year Population % Change
2020 156,177 -0.2%
2019 156,550 -0.2%
2018 156,811 0.6%
2017 155,889 0.3%
2016 155,366 0.8%
2015 154,077 1.1%
2014 152,340 1.1%
2013 150,634 1.2%
2012 148,780 1.2%
2011 147,074 -

Race / Ethnicity in Salinas

White
12.1% (18,918)
African American
1.1% (1,721)
American Indian
0.1% (125)
Asian
6.0% (9,386)
Hawaiian
0.1% (97)
Other
0.1% (109)
Two Or More
1.3% (2,087)
Hispanic
79.2% (123,734)
Race Salinas CA USA
White 12.1% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.1% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 6.0% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.3% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 79.2% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Salinas

Female
49.2% (76,781)
Male
50.8% (79,396)
Gender Salinas CA USA
Female 49.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Salinas for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
26.0% (40,606)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (15,617)
High School / GED
23.0% (35,920)
Some College
17.0% (26,550)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (12,494)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (18,741)
Master's Degree
3.0% (4,685)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,561)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Salinas CA USA
< 9th Grade 26.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Salinas, California

Less than $10,000
3.6% (563,123)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (431,892)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (1,212,474)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (1,144,022)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (2,005,158)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.3% (3,171,872)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.7% (2,449,153)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.5% (2,581,897)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (1,037,372)
$200,000 or more
6.5% (1,020,732)
Income Salinas CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.3% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.5% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 6.5% 13.3% 8.3%

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