Saluda, North Carolina Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The population of Saluda City is 3.61k people, with a median age of 32.2. There are three main racial groups in Saluda, SC: Hispanic, Black, and White. The poverty level is based on a set of income thresholds, which vary depending on the size and composition of the family. Families with incomes below the poverty line are considered to live in poverty. The three major occupation groups in Saluda are Production Occupations, Office & Administrative Support Occupations, and Management Occupations.

The Saluda Grade is notorious for its runaway train accidents. In 1880, fourteen men died in a fatal accident on the train. This historic railway line no longer operates through Saluda, but passenger train plans are in the works. The city is home to two colleges and a college. The weather in Saluda City varies throughout the year, so it's a good idea to check the weather forecast before you plan a trip.

The Library of Congress and Chronicling America have a list of local historic newspapers for Saluda County. These libraries may contain transcribed files that will help you research your ancestry. In addition, there are several free genealogy and local history websites available on the internet. The SC Archives and Libraries also list Saluda County genealogy societies and state-wide genealogical organizations.