Salado is located close to the center of Texas. Salado is part of Bell County. Salado has 2.16 square miles of land area and 0.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Salado population is 1,681, which has shrunk 51.63% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Salado median household income is $83,050 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.49% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 31.68% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Salado median house value is $220,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 54.71% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 59.27% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Salado is much better than the state average in quality. The Salado area code is 254.