Population Data for Salida Colorado

Population Growth

1990 1998 2000 2005 2010
Salida 4,737 5,514 5,504 5,728 5,236
Chaffee County 12,684 15,842 16,242 18,519 17,809
Colorado 3,294,394 3,746,585 4,301,261 4,792,023 5,029,196


2012 Age Distribution for Salida Percentage Breakdown

Age 0-5 6-17 18-24 25-44 45-64 65-Over
Salida
7.1
16.5
5.9
27.7
20.6
22.1
Chaffee County
4.3
15.9
5.6
28.0
27.5
21.2
Colorado
9.2
16.9
10.2
35.8
17.9
10.0


2012 Census Population by Race

White Black American Indian Asian & Pacific Hispanic Other
86.1% 1.7% 1.4% 0.8% 10% 0%


Approximate Labor Force

Government 1,826
Retail 1,054
Services 1,293
Construction 791
Manufacturing 215
Finance/Insurance & Real Estate 265
Utilities 49


Major Chaffee County Employers

Correctional Facility 390
Monarch Ski Area 342
Wal-Mart 250
Regional Medical Center 220
Salida School District 196
B.V. School District 130
Columbine Manor 104
Chaffee County Government 100
CIGI 63
Safeway 52