Saluda, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Saluda, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Saluda Census Designated Place had a population of 789 as of July 1, 2018. Saluda ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saluda is located at latitude 37.6053 and longitude -76.5938 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Saluda Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Saluda Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629037) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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Saluda, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 789
Population in Households 569
Population in Familes 478
Population in Group Qrtrs 220
Population Density2 243
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $59,372
Average Household Income $72,788
Per Capita Income $26,649


Total Housing Units 240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $195,968
Average Home Value $220,245


Total Households 209
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.31% 0.1%
Households 0.18% 0.1%
Families 0.58% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.04%

Saluda, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saluda to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 397 33rd
Population Density # 461 22nd
Diversity Index # 239 60th
Median Household Income # 222 63rd
Per Capita Income # 315 47th

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