Salina, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 47,867 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 23,614  (49.3%)
Females: 24,253  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  36.1 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 67401.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,566 (it was $36,066 in 2000)
Salina:

$43,566
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,200 (it was $18,593 in 2000)

Salina city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,457 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
Salina:

$115,457
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $683.

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  • Races in Salina, KS (2013)

    Salina races chart
    • 38,34279.4%White alone
    • 5,49711.4%Hispanic
    • 1,7793.7%Black alone
    • 1,3182.7%Asian alone
    • 1,1162.3%Two or more races
    • 2120.4%American Indian alone
    • 320.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Salina detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Salina: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (9.7%), English (6.9%), United States (6.8%), Swedish (4.2%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 1225 feet

Land area: 22.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,106 people per square mile   (low).

Salina,KS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Salina:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salina city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

2,067 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

4.5%
Kansas:

5.0%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 152 registered sex offenders living in Salina, Kansas as of September 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Salina to the number of sex offenders is 316 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,689 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,647 (1.7%)

Salina satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (79.9 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (419.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: New Cambria, KS (2.6 miles) , Smolan, KS (2.7 miles ), Kipp, KS (3.0 miles) , Assaria, KS (3.2 miles ), Gypsum, KS (3.6 miles ), Culver, KS (3.6 miles) , Falun, KS (3.7 miles) , Solomon, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 99 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 1998: 112 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 1999: 107 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2000: 123 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2001: 98 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 79 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2003: 107 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2004: 107 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2005: 82 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2006: 111 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2007: 100 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2009: 69 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2011: 46 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $156,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.82 N, Longitude: 97.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,064 (+2.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 18,958 (77.8%)

Area code: 785

Salina household income distribution Salina home values distribution

Crime rates in Salina by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 010110451311
per 100,000 0.021.72.22.20.08.610.72.16.22.12.1
Rapes 1831403245352727401939
per 100,000 39.067.286.969.197.475.258.058.083.339.581.0
Robberies 2011111415243029262324
per 100,000 43.323.923.930.232.551.664.462.354.247.849.9
Assaults 1139011868108115891329511891
per 100,000 244.9195.2256.3146.9233.9247.1191.1283.6197.9245.0189.1
Burglaries 296366334422362305435393420445322
per 100,000 641.4794.0725.5911.8783.9655.3934.3844.3874.8924.1669.2
Thefts 2,4022,7072,2752,6262,2912,0642,1381,7871,7761,8011,513
per 100,000 5,205.25,872.34,941.95,674.04,961.04,434.74,591.83,839.13,699.23,740.03,144.2
Auto thefts 1069511410210089998975107115
per 100,000 229.7206.1247.6220.4216.5191.2212.6191.2156.2222.2239.0
Arson 3231322119232339322315
per 100,000 69.367.269.545.441.149.449.483.866.747.831.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.9) 354.8438.1389.7395.5394.1370.5380.9344.5347.0322.1305.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Salina detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 101 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Kansas average:

2.60

Salina tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,062 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Salina: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Salina, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Salina-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.6 miles away from the Salina city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salina-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from Salina center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 295.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 438.0 miles away from Salina center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 281.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saline County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Salina topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Swift - Baseball player and coach, Dwight Frye - Actor, Kurt Budke - Basketball player-coach, Luke French - Baseball player, Shane Schoeller - Politician, Steven Clemons - Blogger, Terence Newman - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Sep 4, 1978), Thomas Craven - Writer, Brent Venables - Football coach, George Murdock (actor) - Film actor.

Hospitals in Salina:

  • HOSPICE OF SALINA (730 HOLLY LANE)
  • SALINA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 400 SOUTH SANTA FE AVENUE)
  • SALINA SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 401 SOUTH SANTA FE AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Salina:

  • HOLIDAY RESORT OF SALINA (2825 RESORT DR)
  • KENWOOD VIEW NURSING HOME (900 ELMHURST BLVD)
  • PINNACLE PARK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (2936 GEORGIA AVENUE)
  • SALINA NURSING CENTER (1007 JOHNSTOWN)
  • SALINA PRESBYTERIAN MANOR (2601 E CRAWFORD ST)
  • SHALIMAR HEALTH CENTER (2054 LAMBERTSON LN)
  • SMOKY HILL REHABILITATION CENTER (1007 JOHNSTOWN AVE)
  • ST JOHNS REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER SNF (139 N PENN AVE)
  • WINDSOR ESTATES NURSING HOME (623 S 3RD ST)

Dialysis Facilities in Salina:

  • FMC - SALINA (700 E. IRON)

Home Health Centers in Salina:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF SALINA (2075 SOUTH OHIO STREET SUITE 7A)
  • CUSTOM CARE INC DBA ANGELS CARE HOME HEALTH (1015 ELMHURST SUITE B)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE INC (712 SOUTH OHIO STREET)
  • SALINA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER HHA (400 SANTA FE BOX 5080)
  • SALINA-SALINE COUNTY HHA (125 WEST ELM STREET)

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Colleges/Universities in Salina:

  • Kansas Wesleyan University (Full-time enrollment: 729; Location: 100 E. Claflin Ave.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.kwu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-Salina (FT enrollment: 505; Location: 2106 South 9th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Salina Area Technical College (FT enrollment: 412; Location: 2562 Centennial Road; Public; Website: www.salinatech.edu)
  • Hays Academy of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 73; Location: 115 South 5th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: haysacademy.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salina:

  • Hutchinson Community College (about 56 miles; Hutchinson, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,174)
  • Kansas State University (about 61 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Barton County Community College (about 68 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • Wichita Area Technical College (about 77 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Wichita State University (about 79 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)
  • Friends University (about 81 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Newman University (about 81 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)

Public high schools in Salina:

Private high schools in Salina:

  • SACRED HEART JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 261, Location: 234 E CLOUD ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • ST JOHN'S MILITARY SCHOOL (Students: 214, Location: 110 W OTIS AVE, Grades: 5-12, Boys only)
  • SALINA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 182, Location: 1009 HIGHLAND AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Salina:

  • SALINA SOUTH MIDDLE (Students: 855, Location: 2015 SIMMONS, Grades: 6-8)
  • HEUSNER ELEM (Students: 458, Location: 1300 NORTON, Grades: PK-5)
  • STEWART ELEM (Students: 431, Location: 2123 ROACH, Grades: PK-5)
  • CORONADO ELEM (Students: 412, Location: 2725 RAY AVE., Grades: PK-5)
  • SUNSET ELEM (Students: 411, Location: 1510 W REPUBLIC, Grades: PK-5)
  • MEADOWLARK RIDGE ELEM (Students: 405, Location: 2200 GLEN AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • SCHILLING ELEM (Students: 403, Location: 3121 CANTERBURY, Grades: PK-5)
  • OAKDALE ELEM (Students: 386, Location: 811 E IRON, Grades: PK-5)
  • ELL-SALINE ELEMENTARY (Students: 240, Location: 1757 N HALSTEAD RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • LAKEWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 1135 LAKEWOOD CIRCLE, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Salina:

  • ST MARY QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 370, Location: 304 E CLOUD ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • SALINA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 5, Location: 831 N 10TH ST, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Salina

Library in Salina:

  • SALINA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,702,488; Location: 301 W. ELM STREET; 265,231 books; 237 e-books; 13,207 audio materials; 15,616 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 393 print serial subscriptions; 48 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • EBC INC is now called the Salina Media Group. They still own the same radio stations. Also, Waitt Media now owns KQNS in addition to KILS. added by J.D. Black
  • Retirement Facilities - Salina, Kansas: Riverside Plaza, Independent with assisted living features (24 units - no age limitation) 1,450 sf 2 Bedroom/2 Bath and 1,150 sf 1 Bedroom/1 Bath with kitchen, laundry, safe room McCall Manor, Independent Living (60 units - 65 and up)800 SF average - 1 and 2 bedroom with kitchen Drury Place, Independent Living (40 units - 65 and up) 700 sf average - 1 bedroom with kitchen Presbyterian Manor, Independent, Assisted, and Long-term care (all separate) independent living: 650 sf - 1250 sf 1,2, and 3 bedroom. 1,500 sf duplexex separate. Assisted living: 350 - 650 sf single and double occupancy. Nursing care: 250 sf single and double occupancy.
  • Also the home of astronaut Steve Hawley
  • Emmanuel Christian School no longer exists. Salina has a new private Christian school called, Salina Christian Academy - 1009 Highland Ave.Salina,Ks 785-452-9929.Grades Pre-school - 6th grade 2003-2004 enrollment 75 students.
  • Primary Newspaper The Salina Journal, 333 S. 4th Street, Salina, KS 67401 785-823-6363, In Kansas 800-827-6363

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Notable locations in Salina: Salina Water Treatment Plant (A), Saline County Livestock and Exposition Center (B), Kenwood Cove (C), Eric Stein Stage at Oakdale Park (D), Kansas Wesleyan University Martin Stadium (E), Union Pacific Railroad Yard (F), Salina Municipal Solid Waste Landfill (G), Salina Wastewater Plant (H), ADM Milling Company Grain Elevator Number 1 (I), Sunset Plaza (J), Park East (K), Elmore Center (L), Salina Municipal Golf Course (M), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop C - Headquarters (N), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop J Training Academy (O), Kansas State University Salinas Campus Student Activities Center (P), Kansas State University Salinas Campus Aeronautical West Hanger (Q), Kansas State University Salinas Campus Aeronautical East Hanger (R), Salina Police Department (S), Kansas Department of Transportation District Two Office (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Central Mall (1), Southgate Shopping Center (2), Mid-State Mall (3), Kraft Manor Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Salina include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Village Bible Church (B), Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Saint John's Missionary Baptist Church (D), Bel Air Southern Baptist Church (E), Belmont Boulevard Christian Church (F), Faith Temple Church of God in Christ (G), Faith Word Fellowship (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Rose lawn Memorial Park Cemetery (1), Gypsum Hill Cemetery (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Dry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Salina include: Thomas Park (1), Kenwood Park (2), Oakdale Park (3), Sunset Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Salina City - Smoky Hill Museum- Museum Store (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 211 West Iron Avenue) (1), Smoky Hill Museum (Historical Places & Services; 211 West Iron Avenue) (2), Salina Art Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 242 South Santa Fe Avenue) (3), Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 625 North Hedville Road) (4), Lakewood Park Natural Area (Nature Centers; 250 Lakewood Drive) (5), All Star Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 624 South Broadway Boulevard) (6), Central Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 715 Bishop Street) (7), Pop A Shot Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 200 North 3rd Street) (8), Yesteryear Museum (1100 West Diamond Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Inns (429 West Diamond Drive) (1), Starlite Motel (211 East Pacific Avenue) (2), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (201 Diamond Drive) (3), Days Inn (170 9 Street Exit 252) (4), Village Inn (453 South Broadway Boulevard) (5), Airliner Motel (781 North Broadway Boulevard) (6), Baymont Inn & Suites (745 West Schilling Road) (7), 1st Inn Gold (2403 South Ninth) (8), Budget King Motel (809 N Broadway Blvd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Saline-County - District Court-28th Judicial District- Probation Dept- Court Administr (300 West Ash Street) (1), Saline County - Jury Clerk- Criminal- District Court 28th Judicial District- Clerk of the C (300 West Ash Street) (2), Saline County - District Court 28th Judicial District- Domestic (300 West Ash Street) (3), Saline-County - District Court-28th Judicial District- Small Claims- Civil- Court Administr (300 West Ash Street) (4), Saline County - District Court 28th Judicial District- Court Administrator- Tra (300 West Ash Street) (5), Salina City - Municipal Court (255 North 10th Street) (6), Saline County - District Court 28th Judicial District- Child Support (300 West Ash Street) (7), Saline-County - District Court-28th Judicial District- Juvenile (229 North 9th Street) (8), Saline County - District Court 28th Judicial District- Court Administr (300 West Ash Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Saline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Black residents, 38.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.9% for American Indian residents, 64.3% for other race residents, 54.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Salina in 2010:

  • 561 people in college/university student housing
  • 377 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 199 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 158 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 65 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Salina in 2000:

  • 429 people in nursing homes
  • 412 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 197 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 196 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in religious group quarters
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 19 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 11 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

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Arena or stadium:
  • Bicentennial Center. Capacity: 7,500.

Banks with most branches in Salina (2011 data):

  • Sunflower Bank, National Association: Salina Downtown Branch, Salina South Branch, at 3025 Cortland Circle, Salina Ohio Branch, Salina Eaglecrest Office. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $1,733.8 mil, Deposits: $1,299.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Sunflower Financial, Inc.
  • Simmons First National Bank: 2101 East Crawford Branch, South Ohio Street Branch, Salina Branch. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $1,849.8 mil, Deposits: $1,513.0 mil, headquarters in Pine Bluff, AR, positive income, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation
  • First Bank Kansas: Drive-In Facility, South 9th Street Branch, at 235 South Santa Fe Avenue. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.6 mil, Deposits: $227.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ottawa Bancshares, Inc.
  • UMB National Bank of America: Umb National Bank Of America at 100 South Santa Fe Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01; Gold Star Facility at 2368 Century Plaza Drive, branch established on 1974/12/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.6 mil, Deposits: $401.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation
  • The Bank of Tescott: Salina Branch at 600 South Santa Fe, branch established on 1934/12/21; Salina Branch at 2040 South Ohio, branch established on 1997/02/17. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $296.0 mil, Deposits: $260.5 mil, headquarters in Tescott, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tescott Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Salina Main Branch at 138 North Santa Fe, branch established on 1900/01/23; Salina Mall Branch at 2259 South Ninth Street, branch established on 1987/02/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Central National Bank: Salina Walmart Branch at 2900 South 9th, branch established on 2001/12/17; Salina Branch at 454 South Ohio, branch established on 1996/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $889.7 mil, Deposits: $775.7 mil, headquarters in Junction City, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Central Of Kansas, Inc.
  • The Bennington State Bank: Salina Branch at 200 South 9th Street, branch established on 1995/12/18; at 2130 South Ohio Street, branch established on 1884/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $444.3 mil, Deposits: $371.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Berco, Inc.
  • The Solomon State Bank: Salina Branch at 605 Magnolia, branch established on 1996/11/04. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $185.0 mil, Deposits: $149.8 mil, headquarters in Solomon, KS, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Solomon Bancshares, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Kansas average:

11.3

Salina travel time to work - commute Salina mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Salina city (based on Saline County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,81326
Evangelical Protestant8,08844
Catholic7,3055
Other1,4857
Black Protestant7443
Orthodox781
None28,093-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Saline County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Saline County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Saline County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

31.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Salina:

46.0%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.6%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Salina:

52.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Salina, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 24$118,017$59,0091$1,754
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,500
Judicial and Legal 11$46,281$50,4881$2,214
Police Protection - Officers 81$389,772$57,7440$0
Police - Other 13$40,135$37,0480$0
Firefighters 89$446,387$60,1871$1,329
Fire - Other 1$3,511$42,1321$1,577
Streets and Highways 42$159,598$45,5990$0
Airports 17$69,263$48,8923$1,585
Solid Waste Management 34$92,020$32,4782$3,682
Sewerage 21$71,683$40,9620$0
Parks and Recreation 38$143,503$45,31745$19,415
Housing and Community Development(Local) 14$62,324$53,4210$0
Natural Resources 6$20,010$40,0200$0
Water Supply 44$147,344$40,1851$1,723
Other and Unallocable 33$117,291$42,6513$3,853
Totals for Government 468$1,927,139$49,41463$38,632

Salina government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $7,250,000 ($151.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $125,000 ($2.61)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $6,961,000 ($145.42)
    Police Protection: $6,894,000 ($144.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,974,000 ($124.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,931,000 ($123.91)
    Air Transportation: $3,425,000 ($71.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,329,000 ($69.55)
    General - Other: $2,786,000 ($58.20)
    Sewerage: $2,449,000 ($51.16)
    Regular Highways: $1,880,000 ($39.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,844,000 ($38.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,408,000 ($29.41)
    Health - Other: $944,000 ($19.72)
    General Public Buildings: $869,000 ($18.15)
    Central Staff Services: $792,000 ($16.55)
    Financial Administration: $483,000 ($10.09)
    Natural Resources - Other: $175,000 ($3.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $118,000 ($2.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $848,000 ($17.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,777,000 ($37.12)
    Water Utilities: $1,401,000 ($29.27)
    General - Other: $1,373,000 ($28.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $719,000 ($15.02)
    Sewerage: $572,000 ($11.95)
    Natural Resources - Other: $280,000 ($5.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($3.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($3.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,766,000 ($412.94)

Salina government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,345,000 ($111.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,833,000 ($80.08)
    All Other: $3,540,000 ($73.95)
    Air Transportation: $1,604,000 ($33.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,577,000 ($32.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($0.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $3,187,000 ($66.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,595,000 ($116.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,284,000 ($26.82)
    Special Assessments: $1,143,000 ($23.88)
    Interest Earnings: $613,000 ($12.81)
    Sale of Property: $35,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,803,000 ($142.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,978,000 ($62.21)
    Highways: $1,493,000 ($31.19)
    General Local Government Support: $869,000 ($18.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $136,000 ($2.84)
  • Tax - Property: $10,205,000 ($213.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,755,000 ($162.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,111,000 ($44.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $842,000 ($17.59)
    NEC: $118,000 ($2.47)

Salina government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,660,000 ($1016.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,566,000 ($972.82)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,845,000 ($163.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,751,000 ($120.15)

Salina government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,283,000 ($423.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,260,000 ($26.32)

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dickinson County, KS  0.37% ($31,687 average AGI)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.37% ($28,720)
from Ottawa County, KS  0.30% ($41,250)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,430 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.46% ($34,648 average AGI)
to McPherson County, KS  0.37% ($29,679)
to Dickinson County, KS  0.34% ($25,936)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salina:

  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KINA (910 AM; 1 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KVSV (1190 AM; 2 kW; BELOIT, KS; Owner: MCGRATH PUBLISHING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salina:

  • KSKG (99.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCVS (91.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KZBZ (104.9 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KYEZ (93.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KQNS-FM (95.5 FM; LINDSBORG, KS; Owner: B-B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILS (92.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KHCD (89.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KSAJ-FM (98.5 FM; ABILENE, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KAKA (88.5 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K269CT (101.7 FM; SALINA, KS; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Salina:

  • K15CN (Channel 15; SALINA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAAS-TV (Channel 18; SALINA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K51GC (Channel 51; SALINA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K06LZ (Channel 6; SALINA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Salina fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 260m853ftTotal length
  • $5,673,000Total costs
  • 436,913Total average daily traffic
  • 48,499Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Salina, KS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salina)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 293 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Salina, KS)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 245 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salina)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Salina)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 142 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salina and their reported violations in the past:

HOWISON HEIGHTS WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-28-2009 to MAR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-28-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2014), St Boil Water Order (JUN-05-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-02-2009 to MAR-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
OUTLAWS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-10-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-20-2012), St Other (NOV-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-19-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-23-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-19-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-19-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 242
  • Hazardous Condition: 184
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Salina

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salina, KS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Salina, Kansas:

  • Days Inn, 407 W Diamond Dr, Salina, Kansas 67401 , Phone: (785) 823-9791, Fax: (785) 823-2211
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2110 W Crawford Ave, Salina, Kansas 67401 , Phone: (785) 825-2111, Fax: (785) 825-6973
  • Howard Johnson Motel, 2403 S 9TH, Salina, Kansas 67401 , Phone: (785) 827-5511, Fax: (785) 827-6382
  • Salina Americinn Hotel & Suies, 1820 W Crawford St, Salina, Kansas 67401 , Phone: (785) 826-1711, Fax: (785) 827-6530
  • Best Western Heart Of America Inn, 632 Westport Blvd, Salina, Kansas 67401 , Phone: (785) 827-9315, Fax: (785) 827-4119
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 1740 W Crawford St, Salina, Kansas 67401 , Phone: (785) 823-6900, Fax: (785) 823-0996
  • Best Western Plus, 745 W Schilling Rd, Salina, Kansas 67601 , Phone: (785) 493-9800, Fax: (785) 493-8085
  • Country Inn & Suites, 2760 S 9th St, Salina, Kansas 67401 , Phone: (785) 827-1271, Fax: (785) 827-1537
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Salina, Kansas
Most common first names in Salina, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John28676.7 years
Mary26579.6 years
William23975.4 years
Robert21171.4 years
James20673.0 years
George17376.1 years
Helen14380.5 years
Charles14274.9 years
Ruth14082.7 years
Dorothy13979.0 years
Most common last names in Salina, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16877.9 years
Johnson16178.0 years
Miller10377.2 years
Nelson9778.7 years
Brown8678.0 years
Davis7376.9 years
Jones6475.4 years
Anderson6178.0 years
Williams5878.8 years
Wilson5277.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Salina, KS
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
AmericInn1Marriott2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Arby's1Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's4
AutoZone2Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance6
Best Western1Nike14
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King2OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
ColorTyme1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Payless1
Curves1Penske2
Dairy Queen2Pizza Hut3
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
Econo Lodge2Ramada1
Famous Footwear1Red Lobster1
FedEx13Rue211
Finish Line1SAS Shoes1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In2
GNC1Sam's Club1
GameStop1Sears2
Goodwill2Sleep Inn1
H&R Block3Sprint Nextel1
Hilton1Subaru1
Hobby Lobby1Subway5
Holiday Inn1Super 82
Honda1T-Mobile3
Howard Johnson1Taco Bell2
IHOP2Target1
JCPenney1Toyota1
Jimmy John's1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
Journeys1U.S. Cellular2
Justice1UPS16
KFC1Vans2
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger9Walgreens1
La Quinta1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's3
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Salina compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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