Salisbury is a city located in Rowan County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 34,304, it is the 28th largest city in North Carolina and the 1153rd largest city in the United States . Salisbury is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,662 in 2010. Salisbury reached it's highest population of 34,304 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, Salisbury has a population density of 1,539 people per square mile.
The average household income in Salisbury is $60,841 with a poverty rate of 21.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $786 per month, and the median house value is $129,100. The median age in Salisbury is 37.7 years, 36.5 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.