|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Salisbury is 35,760. Salisbury, North Carolina is the 1,111th largest city in the US.
Salisbury is located entirely in Rowan County.
The current population of Salisbury (35,760) is it's peak population.
Salisbury has grown 16.9% since the 2000. Salisbury, North Carolina's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Salisbury has a population density of 1,520.3 people per square mile.
|1110||Temple City, California||35,763||6.4%|
|1111||Salisbury, North Carolina||35,760||16.9%|
|1115||Lauderdale Lakes, Florida||35,609||13.9%|
The total voting age population of Salisbury, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 25,000. The voting age population is 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.3% of the residents of Salisbury are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Salisbury are 54.6% White, 36.8% Black, 4.1% Other, 3.4% Two or more races, 0.8% Asian and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 12.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Salisbury, 21.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.1%. On a per-household basis, 17.8% of families are below the poverty line in Salisbury.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.2% of Salisbury residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.4% of Salisbury residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.3% have a bachelor's degree and 8.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Salisbury residents aged 5 and older, 12.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Salisbury is 9.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Salisbury, 13.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Salisbury is $41,901.
In Salisbury, 49.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.3% of housing units in Salisbury.
Of all the housing units in Salisbury, 14.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Salisbury, 18.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Salisbury is $786.
In Salisbury, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.