Salado is a very small village located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,394 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Salado is the 590th largest community in Texas.
Salado home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Salado real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Salado is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Salado is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Salado who work in teaching (15.10%), management occupations (9.74%), and sales jobs (9.41%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.22% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Salado is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Salado really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Salado perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small village, Salado does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Salado, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Salado is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.85% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Salado in 2018 was $36,957, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,828 for a family of four.
Salado is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Salado home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Salado residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Salado also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.31% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Salado include German, English, Irish, Czech, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Salado is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.