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Demographics

People

Total Population758
Male Share of the Population40.2%
Female Share of the Population59.8%
Senior Citizens36%
Employed Population 16+257
Age of the Population56

Families

% of people married50.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.4%
Median Earnings25+$29,821
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,232
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,058
Median House Value$259,300

Ancestry

English27.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.2%
Irish9.2%
Scottish4.9%
Italian2.2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Dutch0.7%
Polish0.5%
Maltese0.4%
Czech0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Belgian0.3%
German0.3%
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Saluda Almanac

CategoryValue
County Polk County
Standard Zip Codes28773
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.23
Approximate Longitude-82.34

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)

StationTRYON
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp30 to 52 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip65.4 inches
StationFLETCHER 2 NE
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 49 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationCAESARS HEAD
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp28 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 79 F
Oct Temp47 to 64 F
Annual Precip75.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chimney Rock98$31,875
Columbus1,349$45,469
Hendersonville13,548$49,895
Lake Lure1,363$75,875
Laurel Park2,633$69,904
Tryon1,568$46,944

Saluda Public Schools

Saluda Elementary School
214 E Main Street
ZIP: 28773
(828) 749-5571
Primary
Total Enrollment 172
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