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Salina, KS
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Salina profile

Living in Salina

Salina is a medium-sized city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 46,231 people and 11 associated neighborhoods, Salina is the tenth largest community in Kansas.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.21 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of people in Salina who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.79% of adults in Salina have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Salina in 2018 was $31,477, which is middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,908 for a family of four. However, Salina contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Salina is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Salina home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Salina residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Salina also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Salina include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Salina is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.