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Population (year 2000): 23,743. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,295 (+10.7% change)
Males: 11,062 (46.6%), Females: 12,681 (53.4%)

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Median resident age: 29.4 years
Median household income: $29,191 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Salisbury:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.4%)
  • Black (32.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Korean (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (11.1%), Irish (10.9%), English (10.5%), United States (8.9%), Italian (4.7%), Subsaharan African (2.0%).

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Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles

Salisbury,

For population 25 years and over in Salisbury

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salisbury city

  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 31.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

6.8% Foreign born (3.3% Asia, 2.4% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,002 (+14.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Vineland, (86.8 miles pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (95.9 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (117.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (3.4 miles Fruitland, MD (6.1 miles Delmar, DE (6.6 miles Delmar, MD (7.3 miles Eden, MD (7.4 miles Hebron, MD (12.8 miles Pittsville, Springs, MD (12.9 miles Mardela Anne, MD Princess (13.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2001: 87 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2003: 315 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2004: 200 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2005: 323 buildings, average cost: $118,600

Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Area codes: 410, 443


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (13.6%), Manufacturing (13.4%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,162 (+76.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,057 (63.3%)


 

Crime in Salisbury by Year

Type 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 0 3
    per 100,000 8.4 4.2 0.0 12.6
Rapes 18 28 17 21
    per 100,000 75.8 117.9 71.6 88.4
Robberies 98 139 128 148
    per 100,000 412.8 585.4 539.1 623.3
Assaults 330 406 324 304
    per 100,000 1389.9 1710.0 1364.6 1280.4
Burglaries 402 550 498 497
    per 100,000 1693.1 2316.5 2097.5 2093.2
Thefts 1,538 1,815 1,269 1,654
    per 100,000 6477.7 7644.4 5344.7 6966.3
Auto thefts 124 151 64 106
    per 100,000 522.3 636.0 269.6 446.4
860.0 1087.8 845.5 952.0


Average climate in Salisbury, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Salisbury,

Salisbury-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Salisbury city center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 62.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Kevin Shaffer - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Mar 2, 1980), Linda Hamilton - (born 1956), actress, John Glover (actor).


Hospitals/medical centers in Salisbury:
  • DEER'S HEAD CENTER (315 DEER'S HEAD HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CHESAPEAKE REHAB HOSPITAL (220 TILGHMAN ROAD)
  • PENINSULA GENL HOSP (100 E CARROLL AVE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salisbury:
  • SALISBURY-OCEAN CITY WICOMICO REGIONAL (about 7 miles; SALISBURY, MD; ID: SBY)
  • DOVER AFB (about 53 miles; DOVER, DE; ID: DOV)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 90 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Salisbury:
  • BENNETT (about 3 miles; SALISBURY, MD; ID: 1N5)
  • LAUREL (about 12 miles; LAUREL, DE; ID: N06)
  • SUSSEX COUNTY (about 28 miles; GEORGETOWN, DE; ID: GED)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10 $32,130 $38,556 1 $742
Other and Unallocable 12 $29,183 $29,183 8 $3,985
Water Supply 22 $68,196 $37,197 0 $0
Financial Administration 12 $30,958 $30,958 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $15,381 $30,762 5 $2,167
Police Protection - Officers 86 $304,460 $42,482 0 $0
Police - Other 25 $56,946 $27,334 0 $0
Firefighters 58 $182,823 $37,825 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $4,904 $29,424 0 $0
Streets and Highways 26 $74,182 $34,237 0 $0
Water Transport and Terminals 0 $0   1 $757
Solid Waste Management 15 $31,778 $25,422 0 $0
Sewerage 46 $130,533 $34,052 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 19 $41,258 $26,057 4 $2,143
Totals for Government 339 $1,002,732 $35,494 19 $9,794


Colleges/Universities in Salisbury:
  • SALISBURY STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 5,645; Location: 1101 CAMDEN AVE; Public; Website: www.ssu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • WOR-WIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,176; Location: 32000 CAMPUS DRIVE; Public; Website: www.worwic.cc.md.us)
  • DELMARVA BEAUTY ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 67; Location: 111 MILFORD ST; Private, for-profit)
  • EASTERN BIBLE INSTITUTE (Location: 309 W COLLEGE AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Salisbury:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-EASTERN SHORE (about 14 miles; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,940)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-OWENS (about 26 miles; GEORGETOWN, DE; FT enrollment: 2,053)
  • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY (about 75 miles; ANNAPOLIS, MD; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ARNOLD, MD; FT enrollment: 6,467)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 83 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 17,786)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 88 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 3,817)
Public high schools in Salisbury:
  • JAMES M. BENNETT HIGH (Students: 1,358; Location: 300 E COLLEGE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WICOMICO HIGH (Students: 1,202; Location: 201 LONG AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKSIDE HIGH (Students: 1,116; Location: 1015 BEAGLIN PARK DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WICOMICO COUNTY EVENING HIGH (Students: 138; Location: 101 LONG AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Salisbury:
  • SALISBURY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: 807 PARKER RD; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 30505 DAGSBORO ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SALISBURY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 110; Location: 6413 HOBBS RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PARKWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 85; Location: PO BOX 1714; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Salisbury:
  • BENNETT MIDDLE (Students: 977; Location: 200 E COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SALISBURY MIDDLE (Students: 907; Location: 607 MORRIS ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WICOMICO MIDDLE (Students: 769; Location: 635 E MAIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PEMBERTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 594; Location: 1300 PEMBERTON DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BEAVER RUN SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 31481 OCEAN CITY RD; Grades: PK - 02)
  • PRINCE STREET SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 400 PRINCE ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH SALISBURY ELEMENTARY (Students: 428; Location: 201 UNION AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • PINEHURST ELEMENTARY (Students: 421; Location: 520 S PINEHURST AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHARLES H. CHIPMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 400; Location: 711 LAKE ST; Grades: PK - 02)
  • EAST SALISBURY ELEMENTARY (Students: 346; Location: 1201 OLD OCEAN CITY RD; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Salisbury:
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 500 CAMDEN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • SALISBURY SCHOOL INC. (Students: 289; Location: P O BOX 2295; Grades: KG - 11)
  • BUTTONS AND BOWS (Students: 236; Location: 1315 OLD OCEAN CITY RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • ASBURY CHILD DEVELOPMNET CTR (Students: 224; Location: 1401 CAMDEN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TENDERHEART CHILD CARE (Students: 91; Location: 31690 WINTERPLACE PARKWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 40; Location: 6070 HOBBS ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • YOUNG AVE PRIMARY DIV OF TINY (Students: 39; Location: 1101 ROBERT ST; Grades: KG - 1)
  • PARK SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST SCH (Students: 21; Location: 31525 JOHN DEERE DR; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Salisbury:
  • WICOMICO COUNTY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,119,525; Location: 122 SOUTH DIVISION STREET; 129,127 books; 6,622 audio materials; 6,724 video materials; 206 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Salisbury: Northwood Industrial Park (A), Elks Golf Course (B), Saint Martin Hall (C), Salisbury City Hall (D), Wild Fowl Museum (E), Wicomico County Free Library (F), Wicomico County Courthouse (G), Fulton Hall (H), Holloway Hall (I), Maryland Workshop for the Blind (J), Chesapeake Hall (K), John B Parsons Home for the Aged (L), Power Professional Building (M).

Shopping Centers: Salisbury Mall Shopping Center (1), Salisbury Shopping Center (2), Chesapeake Country Fair Shopping Center (3), Shopping World Shopping Center (4), Twilley Center Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Salisbury include: Riverside Methodist Church (A), Saint Albans Church (B), Saint Andrews United Methodist Church (C), Saint Francis De Sales Roman Catholic Church (D), Grace Church (E), Saint Jude House (F), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (G), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Hustons Cemetery (1), Wicomico Memorial Park (2), Parsons Cemetery (3).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Nailers Pond (A), Tony Tank Pond (B), Park Lake (C), Johnsons Pond (D), Schumaker Pond (E), Bell Marsh (F).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Owens Branch (A), Coty Cox Branch (B), Cottonpatch Creek (C), South Prong Wicomico River (D), Beaverdam Creek (E), Beaglin Branch (F), North Prong Wicomico River (G), Leonard Pond Run (H), Middle Neck Branch (I).

Parks in Salisbury include: Newton Historic District (1), Lake Street Park (2), Monument Park (3), Naylor Mill Park (4), Harmon Field (5), Canal Walk Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Salisbury compared to Maryland state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Salisbury:
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO (1320 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salisbury:
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • W220CT (91.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W206AY (89.1 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Salisbury:
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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