NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Salisbury, NC

Salisbury, NC is located in Rowan County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Salisbury is about 33,988 with about 588 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 83,717.

The Average Home Value is $135,900.00, which is roughly 15% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,996.67, which is roughly 3% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 17% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Salisbury is about 10.4%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Rowan County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.1% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 67.15%
Democratic: 31.49%
Libertarian: 0.79%
Other: 0.36%
Green: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Spencer, NC (3.09 mi.)
Granite Qry, NC (3.30 mi.)
Rockwell, NC (8.93 mi.)
China Grove, NC (9.23 mi.)
Linwood, NC (10.15 mi.)
Landis, NC (11.36 mi.)
Woodleaf, NC (11.64 mi.)
Barber, NC (12.65 mi.)
Cleveland, NC (12.65 mi.)
Mount Ulla, NC (13.68 mi.)
Gold Hill, NC (14.83 mi.)
Kannapolis, NC (15.03 mi.)
Lexington, NC (15.65 mi.)
Mocksville, NC (17.45 mi.)
Mount Pleasant, NC (17.77 mi.)
Mt Pleasant, NC (17.77 mi.)
Richfield, NC (18.31 mi.)
Concord, NC (19.21 mi.)
Mooresville, NC (19.64 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28144, 28146, 28147
Latitude : 35.694216
Longitude : -80.558152
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 808 ft.
Area Code(s) : 704, 980, 336

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.48
Male Population Estimate : 45.48%
Female Population Estimate : 46.55%
Median Age : 38.6
Male Median Age : 37.3
Female Median Age : 40.0

White Population Estimate : 65.83%
Black Population Estimate : 21.11%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 7.54%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.33%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.08%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.81%
Other Population Estimate : 4.49%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Salisbury specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Rowan County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Rowan County: About 391 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Rowan County is about 53% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 26% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.