Salt Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. It is part of the Pueblo, Colorado Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 648 at the 2000 census.
Salt Creek is located at 38°14′31″N 104°35′5″W / 38.24194°N 104.58472°W / 38.24194; -104.58472 (38.241903, -104.584805).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 648 people, 225 households, and 166 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,567.8 people per square mile (610.2/km²). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 592.8 per square mile (230.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 55.71% White, 0.77% African American, 4.48% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 35.49% from other races, and 2.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 79.32% of the population.
There were 225 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.10.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 126.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.0 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,234, and the median income for a family was $32,031. Males had a median income of $26,339 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,591. About 21.8% of families and 23.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.2% of those under age 18 and 28.7% of those age 65 or over.