Salinas

Located in the heart of Monterey County.

Overview for Salinas , CA

163,004 people live in Salinas , where the median age is 31.3 and the average individual income is $25,061. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

163,004

Total Population

31.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$25,061

Average individual Income

Salinas, California is a city located in the heart of Monterey County, known for its beautiful natural surroundings, vibrant culture, and rich agricultural heritage. With a population of over 156,000 residents, Salinas is the largest municipality in the county and is considered the "Salad Bowl of the World" due to its important role in agriculture.

 

One of the biggest attractions in Salinas is the beautiful natural scenery that surrounds the city. From the stunning coastal landscape to the nearby mountains and parks, there are countless opportunities for outdoor adventure in and around Salinas. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and more in the area's many parks and open spaces. Salinas is also known for its vibrant culture, which is influenced by its diverse community. The city is home to a thriving arts scene, with numerous galleries and cultural centers showcasing the works of local artists. There are also many festivals and events held throughout the year, celebrating everything from the arts to food to the region's rich agricultural history.

 

Speaking of agriculture, Salinas is home to some of the most fertile land in the world and is a major hub for the production of crops like lettuce, broccoli, and strawberries. Visitors can learn more about the city's agricultural heritage by visiting local farms and farmer's markets, or by attending the annual California Rodeo Salinas, which showcases the region's rich cowboy culture.Salinas also has a rich history, which is preserved in local museums and historic sites like the National Steinbeck Center, which celebrates the life and work of the famous author John Steinbeck, who grew up in the city. Salinas is a business-friendly city, with a thriving economy that is driven by agriculture, tourism, and technology. The city's central location, combined with its transportation infrastructure, makes it an attractive place for businesses to locate and grow.In conclusion, Salinas, California is a city with a rich cultural heritage, beautiful natural surroundings, and a thriving economy. Whether you're a visitor looking for outdoor adventure and cultural experiences or a business owner looking to expand your operations, Salinas has something to offer everyone.

 
 
 
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Schools in Salinas , CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Salinas . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Natividad Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
North Salinas High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Monterey County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Wellington M. Smith Junior
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
No rating available
Anthem Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Monte Bella Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
El Gabilan Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Loma Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Monterey Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
University Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
Rancho San Juan High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Monterey County Home Charter
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Madonna Del Sasso School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Mission Trails Regional Occupational Program
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Fremont Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Oscar F. Loya Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Virginia Rocca Barton Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Henry F. Kammann Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Los Padres Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Mission Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Sherwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Lincoln Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Sacred Heart School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Jesse G. Sanchez Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Creekside Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Roosevelt Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Laurel Wood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
Carr Lake Community Day
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
New Republic Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Notre Dame High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Bardin Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Cesar E. Chavez Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Frank Paul Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
John E. Steinbeck Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5

Around Salinas , CA

There's plenty to do around Salinas , including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

11
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
39
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
30
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Lonchera De Mariscos El Kora, El Primo Western Wear, and Salinas Leather.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.22 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.82 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.15 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.62 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars