It is one of the many communities of the Black Hills Indian Reservation. Salton City is located 1.75 miles west of the Salton Sea. It is situated in the desert where no farms are found. According to the 2010 census, the population of the cdp of Salton City increased from 978 in 2000, to 3,763 in 2010. Mexicans account for 62.9% of the population. The white population can't be correctly estimated. There are 2,026 housing units in Salton City which means the area is used by vactioners or cottage owners. The housing units are spread out over an area of 21.4 sq. mi. The average household size is 1.8 persons per household. Elevation is -125 feet below sea level. Zip code is 92275. Below are several google earth photos of Salton City.