Salisbury, NC

33,674 Population
22.1 square miles 1,521 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
1,521
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
53.6%
was 53.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.9%
was 4.9%
 
Percent Under 18
21.3%
was 21.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.2%
was 17.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.4
was 6.8
Ranked 16th Lowest in NC
Percent Living in Poverty
24.6%
was 23.3%
 
Median Household Income
$36,649
was $36,701
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.2
49.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
14.8
was 14.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
743.5
was 779.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,531.9
was 5,463.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
14,845
was 14,892
 
Median Rent
$743
was $723
 
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
12,498
was 12,650
 
Homeownership Rate
48.4%
was 49.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
667.7
was 672.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.7%
was 25.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.3%
was 95.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
83.8%
was 82.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.1%
was 22.8%
 

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