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The population of Salida is approximately 18,546 (2002), 13722 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,740 (2000), 3933 (2010).

The amount of land area in Salida is 13.195 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Salida is 5.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Salida to Washington DC is 2501 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 58 miles. (as the crow flies)
Salida is positioned 37.70 degrees north of the equator and 121.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Salida elevation is 67 feet above sea level.
Salida per capita income is $18,173 (2000).
Salida median income is $57,874 (2000).

The Salida median home price is $144,500 (2000).

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Salida location: about 7.3 miles from Modesto and about 23 miles from Stockton. Other nearby communities include Ripon, Del Rio, West Modesto, Riverdale Park, Escalon, Bret Harte and Shackelford.

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Salida history:

Salida was first known as Murphy’s Switch when it was founded in 1870. The community began with the railroad coming through and then, in 1875, a post office was established. It was at this time that the name was changed to Salida. The name means exit in Spanish.

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Salida Town & Country Parade and Festival
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