Saluda, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 3,066. Estimated population in 2021: 2,969 (-3.2% change)
Males: 1,517 (49.5%), Females: 1,549 (50.5%)

Saluda County

Zip code: 29138

Median resident age: 31.2 years
Median household income: $26,964
Median house value: $66,500

Races in Saluda:

  • Black (40.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.8%)
  • Hispanic (19.4%)
  • Other race (9.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (6.6%), English (5.6%), German (5.5%), Irish (3.9%), Dutch (1.2%), Welsh (1.0%).

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Saluda

  • High school or higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saluda town

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

16.4% Foreign born (16.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Saluda:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Saluda:

  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 46 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 46 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 66 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Saluda:

  • SALUDA COUNTY (about 6 miles; SALUDA, SC; Abbreviation: 6J4)
  • EDGEFIELD COUNTY (about 19 miles; TRENTON, SC; Abbreviation: 6J6)
  • NEWBERRY COUNTY (about 23 miles; NEWBERRY, SC; Abbreviation: 27J)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saluda:

  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 31 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 52 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 52 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)

Schools

Public high school in Saluda:

  • SALUDA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 400 WEST BUTLER AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Saluda:

  • SALUDA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 404 BOUKNIGHT FERRY RD NO; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SALUDA PRIMARY (Students: 407; Location: 200 MATTHEWS DRIVE; Grades: PK – 02)
  • SALUDA ELEMENTARY (Students: 361; Location: 200 MATTHEWS DRIVE; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • HOLLYWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 1261 HOLLYWOOD ELEMENTARY; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Saluda:

  • SALUDA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,660; Location: 101 S MAIN STREET; 18,451 books; 1,415 audio materials; 148 video materials; 56 serial subscriptions)

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