Salida has a pretty high profile in some circles. It shows up in various news outlets fairly regularly, here are some of the more interesting mentions.
Salida, Colorado Subdivision Map : includes the surrounding communities of Centerville, Nathrop, Poncha Springs, Maysville, Garfield, Monarch, Swissvale, and Howard, as well as developments in the rural areas between those towns.
Buena Vista and Salida Colorado Real Estate Brokers The most prominent and experienced real estate firms and agents in Salida and Buena Vista.
Here are some of my favorite Salida photos – it is a great area!
Gathered here are various detailed analyses and summaries by various public and private entities on the present and future of Salida and Chaffee County.
Salida has a wide variety of churches and places to worship. You will find the people friendly and welcoming to newcomers.
Estimated median house or condo value in 2007 : $177,504 (it was $124,600 in 2000) Salida – $177,504 Colorado – $233,900
Income Profile for Salida Estimated median household income in 2007 : $32,133 (it was $28,790 in 2000) Salida – $32,133 Colorado – $55,212
Salida has great educational resources, including an elementary school, a new middle school and a high school. All the schools are within easy walking or biking distance of any home in the town of Salida. The town is working on safe travel routes for school kids.
2007 Population of Salida, Colorado – 5,343 Population change since 2000 : -3.1% (decrease) Population density : 2,408 people per square mile Population Gender Males – 2,596 (48.6%) Females – 2,747 (51.4%)