Saluda Saluda County, South Carolina

Saluda: Town in South Carolina

About

Saluda is a town located in the county of Saluda in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,565 and a population density of 418 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,566 inhabitants.

Saluda Quick Facts

Population : 3,566 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Saluda County
Postal code : 29138
Phone Area Codes : 864
Area : 8.52 km2
Altitude : 479 feet / 146 meters
Capital city : Saluda is capital of Saluda County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:25:28 (3rd October 2022)
Density : 418 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.03% (2010-2020)
Saluda locator map
Location of Saluda on South Carolina map.
Downtown Saluda  SC image
Downtown Saluda SC
Downtown Saluda  SC image

Geography

Saluda is located at 34°0'5"N 81°46'19"W (34.0015200, -81.7720500).

Saluda map

Demographics

The population of Saluda increased by 0.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,565 - census
2011 3,545 -0.56% estimation process
2012 3,585 1.12% estimation process
2013 3,599 0.39% estimation process
2014 3,593 -0.17% estimation process
2015 3,602 0.25% estimation process
2016 3,600 -0.06% estimation process
2017 3,614 0.39% estimation process
2018 3,611 -0.08% estimation process
2019 3,605 -0.17% estimation process
2020 3,566 -1.09% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,579
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,527
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 158.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 30,174
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,423
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 33.8%
People over 65 (%) : 6.9%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 83.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 4.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 77.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 961
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.4%

Saluda zip code is 29138. County name: Saluda, County fips: 45081

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $459,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,164
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,133
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,497
2015-2019 Households : 6,634
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.39
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 95.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,250
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,399
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,018
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $146,733
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $53,537
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,058
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 580
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 333
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 874
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 57
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 954
2010 population per square mile : 417.3
2010 land area in square miles : 22.58

People born in Saluda (6)

People born in Saluda, including Confederate Army general Milledge Luke Bonham, US Congressman from 3rd district 1949-1951 James Butler Hare, racecar driver Lyndon Amick, .

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Schools in Saluda

College & universities near Saluda, SC

Code Name City ZIP
218414 Newberry College Newberry (SC) 29108

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Saluda, SC

Code Name Address Type
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL
DNK Denmark 200 West Baruch Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL

Post offices near Saluda

Post Office Name City ZIP
Saluda Post Office Saluda (SC) 29138

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Saluda , Indiana township in Jefferson County, Indiana with a population of 1,374 people.
  • Saluda , North Carolina human settlement in North Carolina, United States of America with a population of 703 people.

Other cities in Saluda County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saluda County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Ridge Spring 738 Human settlement in Saluda County, South Carolina, United States of America
Ward 91 Town in South Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Saluda distances to largest South Carolina cities