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Salina is a city in Saline County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Spanish for "salt."
The latitude of Salina is 38.840N. The longitude is -97.611W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,224 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,833.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salina demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saline County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 67470 ZIP code.
28% of Salina residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Salina ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Salina was $18,593, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Salina residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Salina, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $362. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $776.
Libraries in Salina include Salina Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Salina include Salina Journal
TV stations in Salina include KAAS.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KHCD.
Saline County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Salina political report.
The average commute time for Salina workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Salina between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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