Salisbury, Maryland Population 2020

32,971

Salisbury is a city located in Wicomico County, Maryland. With a 2020 population of 32,971, it is the 8th largest city in Maryland and the 1187th largest city in the United States. Salisbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 8.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,343 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Salisbury has a population density of 2,405 people per square mile.

The average household income in Salisbury is $53,724 with a poverty rate of 25.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,039 per month, and the median house value is $154,300. The median age in Salisbury is 28.4 years, 26.6 years for males, and 30.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.5 males.

Salisbury Md Demographics

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

  • White: 48.88%
  • Black or African American: 41.72%
  • Asian: 4.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Salisbury, Maryland is 32,971, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,809. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 30,343.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020421,8035,9121.40%
2019415,8915,9121.42%
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 Percentage
White15,90348.88%
Black or African American13,57541.72%
Asian1,4544.47%
Two or More Races8652.66%
Some Other Race5631.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1390.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.11%

Salisbury Md Population Pyramid 2020

Salisbury Md Median Age

28.4


Total

26.6


Male

30.7


Female

Salisbury Md Adults

There are 24,517 adults, (3,708 of whom are seniors) in Salisbury Md.

Salisbury Md Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Salisbury Md Sex Ratio

Female

17,354

53.34%

Male

15,182

46.66%

Salisbury Md Households and Families

Salisbury Md Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Salisbury Md Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married50.7%49.3%
All27.9%72.1%
Non Family22.2%77.8%
Female16%84%
Male8.5%91.5%

27.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2912.5427.9
Non Family5,6641.5822.2
Married3,3713.550.7
Female2,4993.216
Male7573.288.5

3.22

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

9.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Salisbury Md Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8704.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,6829.36%
High School Graduate5,21829.05%
Some College4,04222.50%
Associates Degree1,4327.97%
Bachelors Degree2,76915.41%
Graduate Degree1,95210.87%

Salisbury Md Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,5307,8923,092
Black7,1165,8591,046
Hispanic98443767
Asian874819440
Multiple Races39738983
Other Race34813836
Native American11363
Islander3737

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 50.34%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,206$33,932$27,981
Less Than High School$24,554$25,435$23,198
High School Grad$26,984$29,476$24,783
Some College$28,024$32,500$26,617
Bachelors Degree$45,091$50,521$41,016
Graduate Degree$53,491$66,207$50,636

$30,206

Average Earnings

$33,932

Average Male

$27,981

Average Female

Salisbury Md Language

Salisbury Md Language by Age

Salisbury Md Language

82.49% of Salisbury Md residents speak only English, while 17.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.08% of the population.

Salisbury Md Poverty

Salisbury Md Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,4493,37725.11%
White13,9453,33123.89%
Hispanic1,81680744.44%
Multiple82820825.12%
Asian1,42920614.42%
Other55420236.46%

25.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.23%

Male Poverty Rate

26.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salisbury Md

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salisbury Md is Hispanic, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salisbury Md is Asian, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.56%
High School20.43%
Some College13.85%
Bachelors or Greater6.34%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.65%
Male Unemployed24.91%
Female Employed20.20%
Male Employed14.60%

Salisbury Md Income

Salisbury Md Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,645$53,724
Families$47,790$62,725
Married Families$69,593-
Non Families$28,619$39,725

Salisbury Md Marital Status

Salisbury Md Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.8%

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

1,583

Number of Veterans

1,378

Male Veterans

205

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam437
Second Gulf War410
First Gulf War367
Korea113
World War II81
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0467.79%
Black5285.98%
Hispanic453.70%
2 or More91.63%

$Salisbury Md Veterans by Education

9.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salisbury Md Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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

57.93%

Born in Maryland

86.47%

Native Born

13.53%

Foreign Born

10.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.47% of Salisbury Md residents were born in the United States, with 57.93% having been born in Maryland. 10.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202032,971810.25%
201932,890810.25%
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%