In 2019, Salinas, CA had a population of 156k people with a median age of 30.5 and a median household income of $61,527. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Salinas, CA declined from 156,550 to 156,143, a −0.26% decrease and its median household income grew from $58,598 to $61,527, a 5% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salinas, CA are Other (Hispanic) (51.4%), White (Hispanic) (24.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (12.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.09%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.07%). 0% of the households in Salinas, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 71.1% of the residents in Salinas, CA are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Salinas, CA was $415,000, and the homeownership rate was 44.8%. Most people in Salinas, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Salinas, CA was 2 cars per household.