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The City of Salisbury had a population of 32,737 as of July 1, 2021. Salisbury ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Salisbury is located at latitude 38.3607 and longitude -75.5994 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salisbury encompass a land area of 13.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.
The City of Salisbury has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Salisbury: Carrs Landing, Handys Landing, Salisbury Town, Salsbury.
|Total Population||32,737 (100%)|
|Population in Households||31,129 (95.1%)|
|Population in Families||20,397 (62.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,608 ( 4.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,425|
|Average Household Income||$63,529|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,736|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||14,255 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,708 (33.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,947 (55.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,600 (11.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$188,115|
|Average Home Value||$234,001|
|Housing Affordability Index3||140|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.64%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.29%|
The table below compares Salisbury to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 33||94th|
|Population Density||# 160||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 486||6th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 203||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 477||8th|
|Diversity Index||# 81||85th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.