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Salado, Texas - Basic Facts

The Village of Salado had a population of 2,451 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Salado, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,451
Daytime Population: Workers 1,216
Daytime Population: Residents 1,222
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,438
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 2,451
Population in Familes 2,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,133
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $102,067
Average Household Income $121,050
Per Capita Income $49,150


Total Housing Units 1,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 891 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $240,554
Average Home Value $335,045


Total Households 1,069
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 840
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.98% 2.04%
Households 1.96% 2.01%
Families 2.33% 1.95%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

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, 2017 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 # 647 63rd
Population Density # 632 64th
Diversity Index # 1142 35th
Median Household Income # 87 95th
Per Capita Income # 81 95th

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