Salinas, CA Metro Area has a population of 435,232 people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $63,876. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Salinas, CA Metro Area grew from 433,898 to 435,232, a 0.31% increase and its median household income grew from $60,494 to $63,876, a 5.59% increase.
The population of Salinas, CA Metro Area is 58.3% Hispanic, 30% White, and 5.58% Asian. 54.6% of the people in Salinas, CA Metro Area speak a non-English language, and 76.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Salinas, CA Metro Area are Naval Postgraduate School, with 2,429 graduates, California State University-Monterey Bay, with 1,396 graduates, and Hartnell College, with 1,305 graduates.
The median property value in Salinas, CA Metro Area is $481,000, and the homeownership rate is 49.2%. Most people in Salinas, CA Metro Area commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Salinas, CA Metro Area is 2 cars per household.
Salinas, CA Metro Area is a metropolitan statistical area countaining Monterey County, CA and the census places Salinas, CA; Seaside, CA; and Monterey, CA.