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Overview
Population:150,634
Pop. Change:0%
State: California
Metro Area: Salinas Metro Area
County: Monterey County
City:Salinas
Zip Code:93906, 93905, ... 3 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Salinas's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Salinas Metro Area

Profile: Beach town/Small city  Location: Northern California, on the south end of Monterey Bay, 110 miles south of San Francisco Elevation: 267 Time zone: Pacific Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Salinas, California

As of 2014, Salinas's population is 150,634 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.46 percent.

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The median home cost in Salinas is $282,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 16.70 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Salinas's cost of living is 27.70% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Salinas public schools spend $11,867 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 21.7 students per teacher in Salinas.

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The unemployment rate in Salinas is 13.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Salinas jobs have Increased by 0.19 percent.


Ranked #26 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #105 America's Migraine Hot Spots
Ranked #132 Best Green Cities
Ranked #153 2005 Best Places to Live
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Map Of Salinas

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Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Salinas's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes