Salisbury, Maryland Population 2022

33,319
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Salisbury is a city located in Wicomico County Maryland. Salisbury has a 2020 population of 33,319. It is also the county seat of Wicomico County. Salisbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually and its population has increased by 9.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,382 in 2010.

The average household income in Salisbury is $55,165 with a poverty rate of 26.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,061 per month, and the median house value is $167,800. The median age in Salisbury is 28.7 years, 27.3 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Salisbury Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Salisburywas:

  • White: 50.16%
  • Black or African American: 39.86%
  • Asian: 4.10%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Salisbury, Maryland is 33,319 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,319.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,382.

Salisbury, Maryland Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010374,8210.00%
2011378,1963,3750.89%
2012381,2163,0200.79%
2013384,5673,3510.87%
2014388,7664,1991.08%
2015393,5264,7601.21%
2016398,6765,1501.29%
2017404,1555,4791.36%
2018409,9995,8441.43%
2019415,7265,7271.38%
2020421,4535,7271.36%
2021427,1805,7271.34%

Salisbury Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,47950.16%
Black or African American13,09339.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.25%
Asian1,3484.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%
Some Other Race5381.64%
Two or More Races1,3033.97%
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Salisbury Population by Race

Salisbury Population Pyramid 2022

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Salisbury Median Age

29.2


Total

27.7


Male

31


Female

Salisbury Adults

There are 25,762 adults, (4,036 of whom are seniors) in Salisbury.

Salisbury Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Salisbury Sex Ratio

Female

17,554

53.44%

Male

15,296

46.56%

Salisbury Population by Age

Salisbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salisbury Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married51.5%48.5%
All27.5%72.5%
Non Family24.5%75.5%
Male10.9%89.1%
Female10.1%89.9%

27.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Salisbury Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7052.4827.5
Married3,2183.1251.5
Male8452.7210.9
Female2,5593.5710.1
Non Family6,0831.6424.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Salisbury Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9124.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,7969.51%
High School Graduate5,68130.09%
Some College3,65319.35%
Associates Degree1,5538.23%
Bachelors Degree2,94115.58%
Graduate Degree2,34112.40%
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Salisbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Salisbury Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3458,4803,552
Asian853726283
Black7,5066,0941,346
2+ Races37435263
Other Race35512426
Hispanic84158153
Native American4141
Islander66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.01%.

Salisbury Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,424$36,362$28,460
Less Than 9th Grade$23,109$26,242$17,975
High School Graduate$27,530$34,976$22,705
Some College$29,154$33,477$26,499
Bachelors Degree$46,063$54,505$41,917
Graduate Degree$53,174$65,275$51,842

$32,424

Average Earnings

$36,362

Average Male

$28,460

Average Female

Salisbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

Salisbury Language by Age

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Salisbury Language

84.43% of Salisbury residents speak only English, while 15.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.53% of the population.

Salisbury Language

Salisbury Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,67283449.88%
White14,8173,96026.73%
Black12,9063,28325.44%
Asian1,331443.31%
Other226NaN%
Multiple1,26659146.68%

26.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.87%

Male Poverty Rate

28.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salisbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salisbury is Hispanic, with 49.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salisbury is Multiple, with 46.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.88%.

Salisbury Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.35%
High School24.25%
Some College11.83%
Bachelors or Greater5.71%

Salisbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.19%
Male Unemployed51.31%
Female Employed23.32%
Female Unemployed53.06%

Salisbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Salisbury Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,474$60,672
Families$55,764$67,976
Married Families$79,826-
Non Families$32,179$48,408
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Income by Household Type

Salisbury Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

23.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Salisbury Married by Age and Sex

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Salisbury 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 Marital Status by Race

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Salisbury Marital Status

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1,580

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War411
First Gulf War403
Vietnam375
Korea78
World War II47

Salisbury Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34266
35 to 54388
55 to 64385
65 to 74249
75+292

Salisbury Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0127.14%
Black5415.81%
Native American1625.81%
Asian10.10%
2+ Races101.43%
Hispanic242.31%

Salisbury Veterans by Race

Salisbury Veterans by Education

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9.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salisbury Veterans by Education

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66.7%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Salisbury Employment by Age

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Salisbury Employment by Race

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Salisbury Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.68%

Born in Salisbury

87.79%

Native Born

12.21%

Foreign Born

8.64%

Non Citizen

3.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.79% of Salisbury residents were born in the United States, with 57.68% having been born in Maryland. 8.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Salisbury Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18802,5810.00%
18902,9053241.19%
19004,2771,3723.94%
19106,6902,4134.58%
19207,5538631.22%
193010,9973,4443.83%
194013,3132,3161.93%
195015,1411,8281.29%
196016,3021,1610.74%
197015,252-1,050-0.66%
198016,4291,1770.75%
199020,5924,1632.28%
200023,7433,1511.43%
201030,3826,6392.50%
201130,9815991.97%
201230,946-35-0.11%
201331,3784321.40%
201432,3499713.09%
201532,4681190.37%
201632,554860.26%
201732,631770.24%
201832,8071760.54%
201932,9351280.39%
202033,0631280.39%
202133,1911280.39%
202233,3191280.39%

Salisbury Population by Year