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Population (year 2000): 151,060. Estimated population in July 2005: 146,431 (-3.1% change)
Males: 80,361 (53.2%), Females: 70,699 (46.8%)

Monterey County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 28.5 years
Median household income: $43,720 (year 2000)
Median house value: $195,700 (year 2000)

Salinas, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Salinas:

  • Hispanic (64.1%)
  • Other race (38.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (24.2%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Filipino (3.9%)
  • Black (3.3%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (4.7%), Irish (3.8%), English (3.3%), United States (2.4%), Italian (2.2%), French (1.1%).California

Elevation: 53 feet

Land area: 19.0 square miles

Salinas,

For population 25 years and over in Salinas

  • High school or higher: 56.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salinas city

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

35.1% Foreign born (30.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +42,240 (+38.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jose, CA San (45.7 miles www.LoopNet.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (287.5 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest cities: CA (2.2 miles Boronda, CA (4.1 miles Spreckels, CA (8.2 miles Prunedale, CA Castroville, (9.4 miles CA (10.2 miles Elkhorn, CA (10.6 miles Marina, CA (11.8 miles Chualar, Landing, CA (12.7 miles Moss


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 413 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 1997: 628 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 1998: 500 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 1999: 809 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2000: 579 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2001: 268 buildings, average cost: $190,500
  • 2002: 442 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2003: 257 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2004: 231 buildings, average cost: $218,300

Latitude: 36.68 N, Longitude: 121.64 W

Area codes: 831, 408

Salinas, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.2%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,709 (-1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 30,457 (57.6%)

Crime in Salinas by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 15 20 19 17
    per 100,000 9.9 13.2 12.6 11.3
Rapes 56 59 57 69
    per 100,000 37.1 39.1 37.7 45.7
Robberies 399 367 399 452
    per 100,000 264.1 242.9 264.1 299.2
Assaults 799 692 725 678
    per 100,000 528.9 458.1 479.9 448.8
Burglaries 843 757 837 918
    per 100,000 558.1 501.1 554.1 607.7
Thefts 4,102 4,013 5,163 4,549
    per 100,000 2715.5 2656.6 3417.8 3011.4
Auto thefts 765 926 1,415 1,297
    per 100,000 506.4 613.0 936.7 858.6
398.0 383.7 453.3 440.7

Average climate in Salinas, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Salinas,

Birthplace of: John Steinbeck - (1902-1968), author, E.J. Rowland - College basketball player (St. Mary's (CA) Gaels).

Main business address for: MONTEREY GOURMET FOODS (MISCELLANEOUS FOOD PREPARATIONS & KINDRED PRODUCTS), CENTRAL COAST BANCORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Salinas:
  • NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER (1441 CONSTITUTION BOULEVARD)
  • SALINAS VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (450 EAST ROMIE LANE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Salinas:
  • COMM HOSP OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA (about 19 miles; MONTEREY, CA)
  • WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; WATSONVILLE, CA)
  • HAZEL HAWKINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; HOLLISTER, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Salinas, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salinas:
  • MONTEREY PENINSULA (about 15 miles; MONTEREY, CA; ID: MRY)
  • NORMAN Y. MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL (about 50 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; ID: SJC)
  • MODESTO CITY-CO-HARRY SHAM FLD (about 81 miles; MODESTO, CA; ID: MOD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Salinas:
  • SALINAS MUNI (about 4 miles; SALINAS, CA; ID: SNS)
  • MARINA MUNICIPAL (about 8 miles; MARINA, CA; ID: OAR)
  • WATSONVILLE MUNI (about 20 miles; WATSONVILLE, CA; ID: WVI)

Amtrak station:
SALINAS (11 STATION PLACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 46 $184,712 $48,185 38 $39,290
Police Protection - Officers 149 $1,259,660 $101,449 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $34,986 $83,966 0 $0
Other Government Administration 48 $232,656 $58,164 0 $0
Financial Administration 26 $142,726 $65,873 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 51 $227,907 $53,625 2 $3,042
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $23,880 $71,640 0 $0
Airports 3 $15,064 $60,256 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 5 $28,457 $68,296 1 $1,357
Sewerage 13 $53,915 $49,767 0 $0
Local Libraries 24 $102,477 $51,238 22 $27,761
Streets and Highways 112 $520,282 $55,744 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $17,604 $52,812 0 $0
Firefighters 87 $631,364 $87,084 0 $0
Totals for Government 577 $3,475,690 $72,284 63 $71,450
Colleges/Universities in Salinas:
  • HARTNELL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 4,003; Location: 156 HOMESTEAD AVE; Public; Website: www.hartnell.cc.ca.us)
  • HEALD COLLEGE-SALINAS (FT enrollment: 635; Location: 1450 N MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.heald.edu)
  • CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT TRAINING-SALINAS (FT enrollment: 99; Location: 421 MONTEREY ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CENTRAL COAST COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 77; Location: 480 S MAIN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cccbus.com)
  • SALINAS BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 916 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • WAYNES COLLEGE OF BEAUTY (Location: 1271 N MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Salinas:
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MONTEREY BAY (about 15 miles; SEASIDE, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,383)
  • MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 19 miles; MONTEREY, CA; FT enrollment: 4,295)
  • GAVILAN COLLEGE (about 24 miles; GILROY, CA; FT enrollment: 2,791)
  • CABRILLO COLLEGE (about 27 miles; APTOS, CA; FT enrollment: 6,638)
  • SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; FT enrollment: 20,861)
  • SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; SANTA CLARA, CA; FT enrollment: 6,229)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-SANTA CRUZ (about 37 miles; SANTA CRUZ, CA; FT enrollment: 11,773)
Public high schools in Salinas:
  • SALINAS HIGH (Students: 2,617; Location: 726 S. MAIN ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EVERETT ALVAREZ HIGH (Students: 2,188; Location: 1900 INDEPENDENCE BLVD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALISAL HIGH (Students: 2,177; Location: 777 WILLIAMS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH SALINAS HIGH (Students: 2,001; Location: 55 KIP DR.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MOUNT TORO HIGH (Students: 325; Location: 10 SHERWOOD PLACE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Salinas:
  • PALMA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: 919 IVERSON STREET; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 413; Location: 455 PALMA DRIVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • TEMPLE PHILA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 140 PAJARO ST.; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • WINHAM STREET CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 54; Location: 526 CALIFORNIA ST P O BOX 176; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Salinas:
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE (Students: 1,293; Location: 560 IVERSON ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • HARDEN MIDDLE (Students: 1,222; Location: 1561 MCKINNON ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • GAVILAN VIEW MIDDLE (Students: 1,148; Location: 18250 VAN BUREN AVE.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 1,133; Location: 110 S. WOOD ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LA PAZ MIDDLE (Students: 1,073; Location: 1300 N. SANBORN RD.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • KAMMANN (HENRY F.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 980; Location: 521 ROCHEX ST.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • EL SAUSAL MIDDLE (Students: 875; Location: 1155 E. ALISAL ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BARDIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 832; Location: 425 BARDIN ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NATIVIDAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 799; Location: 1465 MODOC AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION (Students: 794; Location: 132 W. MARKET ST.; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Salinas:
  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 123 W MARKET STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MADONNA DEL SASSO SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 20 SANTA TERESA WY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PACIFIC COAST CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 238; Location: 381 SAN JUAN GRADE RD; Grades: PK - 10)
  • MONTESSORI LEARNING CENTER (Students: 194; Location: P O BOX 2051; Grades: PK - 7)
  • WEE CARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 67; Location: 1025 FAIRVIEW AVENUE; Grades: PK - 4)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 56; Location: 301 CORRAL DE TIERRA; Grades: PK - KG)
Libraries in Salinas:
  • MONTEREY COUNTY FREE LIBRARIES (Operating income: $5,197,475; Location: 26 CENTRAL AVE.; 310,854 books; 6,967 audio materials; 6,577 video materials; 749 serial subscriptions)
  • SALINAS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,455,885; Location: 110 W. SAN LUIS ST.; 238,177 books; 12,478 audio materials; 5,661 video materials; 423 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Salinas: Salinas Fairways Golf Course (A), Alisal Sanitary District Treatment Plant (B), California Rodeo Grounds (C), Monterey County Public Works Center (D), John Steinbeck Library (E), John B Lemos Memorial Student Union (F), Salinas Chamber of Commerce (G), Salinas City Hall (H), Salinas Civic Club (I), Salinas Conference Center (J), Monterey County Social Services (K), Monterey County Parks and Flood Control Office (L), Monterey County Law Library (M), Monterey County Juvenile Hall (N), Monterey County Jail (O), Monterey County Courthouse (P), Monterey County Adult Detention Center (Q), Hartnell Community College Library (R), Council Rotunda (S).

Shopping Centers: Salinas Shopping Center (1), Alisal Shopping Center (2), Alvin Square Shopping Center (3), West Laurel Shopping Center (4), Harden Ranch Shopping Center (5), Hartnell Plaza Shopping Center (6), Valley Center Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Salinas include: Calvary Evangelistic Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Filipino United Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Lincoln Avenue Presbyterian Church (E), Salinas Confucius Church (F), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (G), Sacred Heart Convent (H).

Cemeteries: Chinese Cemetery (1), Monterey County Cemetery (2), Yamat Cemetery (3), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (4).

Creeks: Alisal Creek (A), Natividad Creek (B), Gabilan Creek (C).

Parks in Salinas include: Hebron Community Park (1), Steinbeck Park (2), Closter Park (3), Loma Linda Park (4), Woodside Park (5), Clarmont Manor Park (6), Los Padres Park (7), Santa Rita Park (8), Bataan Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Salinas compared to California state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Salinas:
  • KTOM (1380 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KTGE (1570 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKMC (880 AM; 10 kW; GONZALES, CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KIDD (630 AM; 1 kW; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
Strongest FM radio stations in Salinas:
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KHRI (90.7 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRAY-FM (103.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEBV (97.9 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOCN (105.1 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSEA (107.9 FM; GREENFIELD, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDU'AL RADIO NETWORK, INC)
  • K240AK (95.9 FM; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Salinas:
  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBA (Channel 35; SALINAS, CA; Owner: SEAL ROCK BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • KCAH (Channel 25; WATSONVILLE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KION-TV (Channel 46; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K29AB (Channel 29; MONTEREY, ETC., CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUV-LP (Channel 23; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • KSMS-TV (Channel 67; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K15CU (Channel 15; SALINAS, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LIC. CORP.)
  • K42DT (Channel 42; COALINGA, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KMCE-LP (Channel 43; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SCOTTS VALLEY GROUP, INC. d/b as MARCOM)
  • KMMD-CA (Channel 3; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • K59AY (Channel 59; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K53DT (Channel 53; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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