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Salado, Texas - Basic Facts

The Village of Salado had a population of 2,356 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Salado is located at latitude 30.9492 and longitude -97.5253 in Bell County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Salado (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Bell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 614 feet.

The Village of Salado (GNIS ID: 2413586) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Village of Salado is located within South Bell Division of Bell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salado population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Salado, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,356
Population in Households 2,356
Population in Familes 2,103
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,089
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 1,017
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 800
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 848 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $236,961
Average Home Value $303,689


Median Household Income $97,984
Average Household Income $113,596
Per Capita Income $45,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 1.63%
Households 1.46% 1.58%
Families 1.9% 1.48%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Salado, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salado to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 658 62nd
Population Density1 # 662 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 1171 33rd
Median Household Income # 88 95th
Per Capita Income # 90 95th

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