Workforce

As part of the Temple-Killeen-Fort Hood MSA and the Central Texas Region, Salado attracts commuters from a seven county region.

Temple-Killeen-Fort Hood MSA Key Statistics

  • 2015 Jobs: 72,896
  • 2025 Projected Increase: 4.7%
  • Average Unemployment: 3.9%
Salado Employment Information
Index Salado Texas National
Income per capita $53,690 $26,513 $28,555
Median household income $94,107 $52,576 $53,482
Median income owner occupied $84,100 $68,067 $68,142
Median income renter occupied $46,042 $34,156 $33,219
Median earnings male $65,433 $34,774 $36,116
Median earnings female $30,000 $24,235 $25,692
Unemployment rate 5.4% 4.2% 4.9%
Poverty level 5.1% 17.7% 15.6%