Salton City, CaliforniaSalton City
is a town located in Imperial County, California
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 978.
Geography\nSalton City is located at 33°17'55" North, 115°57'34" West (33.298601, -115.959575)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 56.0 km²
). 56.0 km² (21.6 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 978 people, 416 households, and 267 families residing in the town. The population density
is 17.5/km² (45.2/mi²). There are 730 housing units at an average density of 13.0/km² (33.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 73.62% White
, 0.82% Black
or African American
, 1.94% Native American
, 0.61% Asian
, 0.10% Pacific Islander
, 17.38% from other races
, and 5.52% from two or more races. 32.52% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 416 households out of which 21.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% are married couples living together, 8.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% are non-families. 30.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.91.
In the town the population is spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 18.9% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 30.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 49 years. For every 100 females there are 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $21,563, and the median income for a family is $20,208. Males have a median income of $26,458 versus $4,886 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,106. 29.8% of the population and 26.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 71.8% are under the age of 18 and 10.0% are 65 or older.