Statewide Claims to Fame

Salisbury is 3rd in Maryland out of 39 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Salisbury is 6th in Maryland out of 189 other cities in Income below poverty line

Salisbury is 8th in Maryland out of 41 other cities in Current population (2012)

Salisbury is 12th in Maryland out of 133 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Salisbury is 12th in Maryland out of 147 other cities in Retail sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Current population (2012) 31,243 8th 5,884,563 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.4 33rd 9,707.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,265.2 113th 594.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 63rd 6.2% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.7% 155th 22.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.1% 95th 13.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 82.6% 163rd 88.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 25.7% 138th 36.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Race - White 55.7% 104th 60.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 34.4% 66th 30.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 111th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.2% 98th 6.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 44th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 77th 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.0% 68th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 52.8% 102nd 53.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Female residents 53.7% 34th 51.6% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.4% 84th 13.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Housing units 13,401 32nd 2,391,350 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 44.9% 26th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 11,432 36th 2,128,377 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 37.5% 181st 68.7% 66.1%
Home median value $172,300 184th $319,800 $186,200
People per household 2.5 146th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Income per capita $21,359 180th $35,751 $27,915
Income per household $40,590 183rd $72,419 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.0% 6th 9.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Salisbury Rank Maryland US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,852 30th 528,112 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,104,605 12th $75,664,186 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $39,801 3rd $13,429 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $151,369 12th $10,758,428 $613,795,732

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