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People

Total Population 3,585
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,392
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 39.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $28,255
% Above Poverty Level 66.1%
% Below Poverty Level 33.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $562
Median House Value $81,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 68.8%
US/American 0%
English 2%
Irish 2.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Saluda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles N of Augusta, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Saluda
Standard Zip Codes 29138
Phone Area Codes 864
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.001
Longitude -81.772

Saluda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SALUDA
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station GREENWOOD 3 SW
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station AIKEN 4 NE
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 58 F
Apr Temp 49 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Saluda, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Emory (29138)

Fruit Hill (29138)

Richland Springs (29138)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Batesburg-Leesville 5,251 $32,165
Johnston 2,284 $39,167
Monetta 171 $45,625
Ridge Spring 921 $39,375
Silverstreet 158 $75,625
Ward 90 $33,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Saluda Public Libraries

Library
Saluda County Library
101 S MAIN STREET
Saluda, South Carolina
(864) 445-2267
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Saluda High Schools

SALUDA HIGH SCHOOL
400 WEST BUTLER AVE
864-445-2564
A Title I School.
Serves 537 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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