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Saluda is a town in Saluda County, in the Columbia metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Indian tribe

The latitude of Saluda is 34.001N. The longitude is -81.772W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,007.


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Median household income
Local
$26,964
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saluda demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 46. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 15 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Saluda County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Saluda residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saluda ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saluda was $13,032, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Saluda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Saluda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $694.


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Libraries in Saluda include Saluda County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Saluda include Saluda Standard-Sentinel

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Saluda County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saluda political report.

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The average commute time for Saluda workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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