The surname Salopek is among five hundred most common family names in Croatia. Today in Croatia, there are more than two thousand people called Salopek. Many of them are living in the following places: Zagreb - 20%, Ogulin - 16%, Kučinić Selo (Ogulin) - 5%, Karlovac - 4%, Rijeka - 3%. Taking into account the population density, most people who have the surname Salopek are living in: Donji Furjan (Slunj) - 1. most common family name in the place, Kučinić Selo (Ogulin) - 1. most common family name in the place, Zagrad (Ogulin) - 1. most common family name in the place.
Oskar Salopek, književnik (1870), Marijan Salopek, geolog (1883), Petar Salopek, slikar (1909), Dubravka Salopek, mikrobiologinja (1927), Dragutin Salopek, inženjer (1932), Davor Salopek, publicist (1940), Nikola Salopek, inženjer (1942), Branko Salopek, inženjer i znanstvenik (1942).