Salisbury, Maryland Population 2019

Salisbury, Maryland's estimated population is 32,809 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Salisbury, Maryland is the 8th largest city in Maryland based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2394.71 people/mi² (924.60 people/km²).

The overall median age is 27.8 years, 25.1 years for males, and 30.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 14,451 households in the city, with an average size of 2.54 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%, with a median rent of $1035/month. The median house has 4.8 rooms, and has a value of $153,700.

The median income for households in Salisbury, Maryland is $37,416, while the mean household income is $54,624.

Salisbury Md Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salisbury Md was:

  • White: 52.80%
  • Black or African American: 39.30%
  • Asian: 3.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Other race: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
LatLng(38.3607, -75.5994)
Rank in State8th
StateMaryland
CountyWicomico County
Time ZoneEastern Time Zone
Land Area (km²)35.48 (13.70 mi²)
Water Area (km²)1.27 (0.49 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2469925
Density (km²)924.60
Density (mi²)2,394.71
Area Code(s)410 / 443
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201832,8091850.57%
201732,624810.25%
201632,543960.30%
201532,4471330.41%
201432,3149713.10%
201331,3434371.41%
201230,906-36-0.12%
201130,9425941.96%
201030,3486,6052.48%
200023,7433,1511.43%
199020,5924,1632.28%
198016,4291,1770.75%
197015,252-1,050-0.66%
196016,3021,1610.74%
195015,1411,8281.29%
194013,3132,3161.93%
193010,9973,4443.83%
19207,5538631.22%
19106,6902,4134.58%
19004,2771,3723.94%
18902,9053241.19%
18802,5810.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018409,9795,9121.44%
2017404,0675,3851.33%
2016398,6825,1471.29%
2015393,5354,7311.20%
2014388,8044,2181.08%
2013384,5863,3770.88%
2012381,2093,0510.80%
2011378,1583,3320.88%
2010374,8260.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,089
Black or African American12,720
Asian1,089
Two or More Races811
Some Other Race453
American Indian and Alaska Native132
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander74

Salisbury Md Population Pyramid 2019

Salisbury Md Median Age

27.8


Total

25.1


Male

30.1


Female

Salisbury Md Adults

There are 24,502 adults, (3,555 of whom are seniors) in Salisbury Md.

Salisbury Md Age Dependency

54.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Salisbury Md Sex Ratio

Female

17,251

53.30%

Male

15,117

46.70%

Salisbury Md Households and Families

Salisbury Md Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Salisbury Md Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married52.6%47.4%
All29%71%
Non Family21.4%78.6%
Female17.3%82.7%
Male13.7%86.3%

29.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2462.5429
Non Family5,8111.5721.4
Married3,4413.4952.6
Female2,3643.2517.3
Male6303.5313.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Salisbury Md Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8354.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,5819.09%
High School Graduate5,07029.14%
Some College3,83822.06%
Associates Degree1,1826.79%
Bachelors Degree2,95717.00%
Graduate Degree1,93311.11%

Salisbury Md Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8098,1873,246
Black6,5065,3191,031
Hispanic1,004524128
Asian671613452
Other Race27114225
Multiple Races22521039
Native American13273
Islander7474

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,218$34,103$27,593
Less Than High School$21,754$25,417$20,701
High School Grad$24,837$26,550$23,419
Some College$27,073$31,488$25,962
Bachelors Degree$43,101$50,764$40,929
Graduate Degree$54,479$60,058$52,525

$30,218

Average Earnings

$34,103

Average Male

$27,593

Average Female

Salisbury Md Language

Salisbury Md Language by Age

Salisbury Md Language

83.34% of Salisbury Md residents speak only English, while 16.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.84% of the population.

Salisbury Md Poverty

Salisbury Md Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7773,86426.15%
Black12,5813,49827.80%
Hispanic1,96978639.92%
Multiple76727736.11%
Asian1,08021519.91%
Other44513129.44%

27.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.01%

Male Poverty Rate

28.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salisbury Md

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salisbury Md is Hispanic, with 39.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salisbury Md is Asian, with 19.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.17%
High School22.00%
Some College14.39%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.34%
Male Unemployed35.40%
Female Employed22.13%
Male Employed16.10%

Salisbury Md Income

Salisbury Md Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,416$54,624
Families$47,686$63,511
Married Families$67,060-
Non Families$27,625$41,916

Salisbury Md Marital Status

Salisbury Md Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Salisbury Md Married by Age and Sex

Salisbury Md Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Salisbury Md Marital Status by Race

Salisbury Md Veterans

1,543

Number of Veterans

1,376

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam430
Second Gulf War329
First Gulf War294
World War II142
Korea117

Salisbury Md Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1748.18%
Black3604.31%
Hispanic493.71%
2 or More92.38%

Salisbury Md Veterans by Education

8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salisbury Md Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Salisbury Md Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.76%

Born in Maryland

86.93%

Native Born

13.07%

Foreign Born

9.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.93% of Salisbury Md residents were born in the United States, with 58.76% having been born in Maryland. 9.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.