Salisbury Metro Area

  1. Salisbury Metro Area Legal Resources
  2. Salisbury Metro Area Statistics
  3. Salisbury Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Salisbury Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Salisbury Metro Area Family Information
  6. Salisbury Metro Area Education Information
  7. Salisbury Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  8. Salisbury Metro Area Criminal Information
  9. Salisbury Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Salisbury Metro Area Counties
  11. Salisbury Metro Area Cities


Salisbury Metro Area Legal Resources

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Salisbury Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 130,340
  • Land Area (2000): 1,324.296 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 32.493 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 53,980

Salisbury Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 153,232 58.53%
 Rural, Farm 3,375 1.29%
 Rural, Non-farm 105,198 40.18%

Salisbury Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Salisbury Metro Area Employment Information

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Salisbury Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 58,867 56,540 2,327 3.95% 39
1991 58,431 55,151 3,279 5.61% 56
1992 58,764 55,455 3,309 5.63% 56
1993 59,357 56,880 2,477 4.17% 42
1994 60,660 58,690 1,971 3.25% 33
1995 62,211 59,887 2,323 3.73% 37
1996 64,493 62,136 2,357 3.65% 37
1997 65,455 63,390 2,065 3.16% 32
1998 65,449 63,611 1,839 2.81% 28
1999 67,205 65,133 2,072 3.08% 31
2000 65,487 62,530 2,957 4.52% 45
2001 64,947 60,627 4,320 6.65% 66
2002 65,963 61,787 4,177 6.33% 63
2003 67,586 62,427 5,160 7.63% 76
2004 68,196 63,222 4,974 7.29% 73
2005 68,212 64,525 3,688 5.41% 54
2006 69,553 66,102 3,451 4.96% 50
2007 71,908 67,693 4,214 5.86% 59
2008 71,089 66,495 4,594 6.46% 64
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 72,075 67,510 4,565 6.33% 63
Feb 2008 71,231 67,286 3,945 5.54% 55
Mar 2008 71,553 67,719 3,834 5.36% 54
Apr 2008 69,463 65,818 3,645 5.25% 52
May 2008 69,874 65,703 4,171 5.97% 60
Jun 2008 70,454 65,993 4,461 6.33% 63
Jul 2008 71,404 65,698 5,706 7.99% 80
Aug 2008 71,772 65,957 5,815 8.10% 81
Sep 2008 71,974 66,771 5,203 7.23% 72
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Salisbury Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 9,592 14.50%
2. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 4,682 7.08%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 4,290 6.48%
4. Truck Transportation 2,588 3.91%
5. Public Administration 2,566 3.88%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 2,440 3.69%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 2,216 3.35%
8. Metal Manufactuing 2,094 3.16%
9. Educational Services 2,048 3.10%
10. Health Care 2,026 3.06%
11. Repair and Maintenance 1,750 2.64%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,736 2.62%
13. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 1,488 2.25%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,374 2.08%
15. Chemical Manufacturing 1,298 1.96%
16. Wood Manufacturing 1,272 1.92%
17. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 1,206 1.82%
18. Utilities 1,194 1.80%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 1,144 1.73%
20. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,118 1.69%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 8,686 15.18%
2. Educational Services 6,890 12.04%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 3,738 6.53%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 3,712 6.49%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 2,578 4.51%
6. Finance and Insurance 2,298 4.02%
7. Social Assistance 2,216 3.87%
8. Department and Other General Stores 1,674 2.93%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,566 2.74%
10. Public Administration 1,496 2.62%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,466 2.56%
12. Personal and Laundry Services 1,460 2.55%
13. Apparel Manufacturing 1,450 2.53%
14. Construction 988 1.73%
15. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 970 1.70%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 940 1.64%
17. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 770 1.35%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 724 1.27%
19. Chemical Manufacturing 686 1.20%
20. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 670 1.17%

Salisbury Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 6,778 10.24%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 3,866 5.84%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 3,796 5.74%
4. Vehicle Mechanics 2,968 4.49%
5. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 2,834 4.28%
6. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 2,662 4.02%
7. Other Management Occupations 2,488 3.76%
8. Assemblers and Fabricators 2,420 3.66%
9. Other Construction Trades 2,318 3.50%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 2,188 3.31%
11. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,980 2.99%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,850 2.80%
13. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,566 2.37%
14. Carpenters 1,504 2.27%
15. Construction Laborers 1,484 2.24%
16. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 1,400 2.12%
17. Law Enforcement Workers 1,322 2.00%
18. Electricians 1,188 1.80%
19. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,140 1.72%
20. Other Material Moving Workers 1,016 1.54%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 3,726 6.51%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 3,070 5.37%
3. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 3,000 5.24%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 2,836 4.96%
5. Secretaries and Admins 2,796 4.89%
6. Cashiers 2,102 3.67%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 2,040 3.57%
8. Registered Nurses 2,036 3.56%
9. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,796 3.14%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,768 3.09%
11. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 1,758 3.07%
12. Other Management Occupations 1,638 2.86%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,494 2.61%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,452 2.54%
15. Waiters and Waitresses 1,404 2.45%
16. Assemblers and Fabricators 1,402 2.45%
17. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,402 2.45%
18. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,348 2.36%
19. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 1,278 2.23%
20. Customer Service Representatives 1,040 1.82%

Salisbury Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 119,093 58.34%
15-35 hours 18,522 9.07%
1-14 hours 4,478 2.19%
No regular hours 62,053 30.40%

Salisbury Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 3,604 3.04%
5 AM-5:29 AM 3,356 2.83%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 5,876 4.95%
6 AM-6:29 AM 14,000 11.80%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 16,228 13.68%
7 AM-7:29 AM 16,940 14.28%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 18,218 15.36%
8 AM-8:29 AM 9,380 7.91%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 4,054 3.42%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 3,818 3.22%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 1,920 1.62%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 638 0.54%
Noon-3:59 PM 9,439 7.96%
4 PM-11:59 PM 11,123 9.38%

Salisbury Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 3,773 3.18%
5-9 12,620 10.64%
10-14 20,659 17.42%
15-19 22,595 19.05%
20-24 19,711 16.62%
25-29 7,057 5.95%
30-34 12,630 10.65%
35-39 2,442 2.06%
40-44 2,806 2.37%
45-59 7,018 5.92%
60-89 4,707 3.97%
At least 90 2,576 2.17%

Salisbury Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 240 0.20% 86,175 72.66%
30-44 50 0.04% 17,828 15.03%
45-59 16 0.01% 7,002 5.90%
At least 60 94 0.08% 7,189 6.06%

Salisbury Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 196 0.16%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 17,216 14.21%
 Car / truck / van, solo 98,337 81.17%
 Motorcycle 178 0.15%
 Other 827 0.68%
 Public transportation 400 0.33%
 Walked 1,440 1.19%
 Worked at home 2,562 2.11%

Salisbury Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Salisbury Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 100,010 (251,360 people)
Families (2000): 71,612 (214,074 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 29,130
People at same address in 1995: 141,281

Salisbury Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 9,939 9.89%
$10,000-$14,999 6,973 6.94%
$15,000-$19,999 7,052 7.02%
$20,000-$24,999 7,061 7.03%
$25,000-$29,999 7,728 7.69%
$30,000-$34,999 7,579 7.55%
$35,000-$39,999 7,091 7.06%
$40,000-$44,999 6,349 6.32%
$45,000-$49,999 5,961 5.93%
$50,000-$59,999 9,758 9.71%
$60,000-$74,999 10,382 10.34%
$75,000-$99,999 8,693 8.65%
$100,000-$124,999 2,906 2.89%
$125,000-$149,999 1,168 1.16%
$150,000-$199,999 847 0.84%
$200,000 or more 962 0.96%

Salisbury Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 12,311 24.65%
 Family, 2 people 15,605 31.25%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,713 3.43%
 Family, 3 people 8,737 17.49%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 269 0.54%
 Family, 4 people 7,079 14.18%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 96 0.19%
 Family, 5 people 2,708 5.42%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 35 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 862 1.73%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 11 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 504 1.01%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 10 0.02%

Salisbury Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 80,404 31.07%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 27,163 10.50%
Public Assistance 2,721 1.05%
Retirement 17,214 6.65%
Self Employment 9,082 3.51%
Social Security 27,493 10.62%
Supplemental Security 3,831 1.48%
Wage / Salary 78,353 30.28%
Other 12,524 4.84%

Salisbury Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 31,941 57.11%
 With children under 18 23,986 42.89%

Salisbury Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 8,814 8.67%
 Married 65,492 64.42%
 Never Married 24,359 23.96%
 Widowed 2,993 2.94%

Salisbury Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 10,383 9.80%
 Married 64,016 60.41%
 Never Married 19,359 18.27%
 Widowed 12,216 11.53%

Salisbury Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Salisbury Metro Area Education Information

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Salisbury Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 17,095 8.66%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 35,514 17.98%
 High school diploma or equivalent 66,026 33.43%
 Some college, no degree 41,347 20.94%
 Associate degree 11,487 5.82%
 Bachelors degree 19,178 9.71%
 Graduate or professional degree 6,839 3.46%

Salisbury Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 2,335 1.79% 2,104 1.61% 4,439 3.41%
Kindergarten 3,204 2.46% 427 0.33% 3,631 2.79%
Grades 1-4 13,656 10.48% 1,193 0.92% 14,849 11.39%
Grades 5-8 14,160 10.86% 1,404 1.08% 15,564 11.94%
Grades 9-12 13,316 10.22% 820 0.63% 14,136 10.85%
Undergrad college 6,508 4.99% 3,512 2.69% 10,020 7.69%
Graduate or professional school 772 0.59% 498 0.38% 1,270 0.97%
Total 53,951 41.39% 9,958 7.64% 63,909 49.03%

Salisbury Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Salisbury Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Salisbury Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 226,841 89.44%
 Below Poverty Level 26,778 10.56%

Salisbury Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Salisbury Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 1,123
Salisbury Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Salisbury Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Salisbury Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 17,656 13.55%
10-19 Years 18,028 13.83%
20-29 Years 17,117 13.13%
30-39 Years 19,850 15.23%
40-49 Years 19,231 14.75%
50-59 Years 14,921 11.45%
60-69 Years 10,127 7.77%
70-79 Years 8,505 6.53%
80-89 Years 4,142 3.18%
90+ Years 763 0.59%

Salisbury Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 64,380 49.39%
 Female 65,960 50.61%

Salisbury Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 101,859 78.15%
 African-American 20,440 15.68%
 Hispanic/Latino 5,369 4.12%
 Asian 1,086 0.83%
 Multiracial 1,074 0.82%
 Amerindian 379 0.29%
 Other Race 118 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 15 0.01%

Salisbury Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 48,633 31.80%
2. German 37,013 24.20%
3. English 16,612 10.86%
4. Irish 14,840 9.70%
5. Scotch Irish 8,630 5.64%
6. Dutch 4,062 2.66%
7. Scottish 3,787 2.48%
8. French Non-Basque 3,242 2.12%
9. Italian 2,938 1.92%
10. Polish 1,747 1.14%

Salisbury Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 230,283 94.18%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 10,359 4.24%
3. French 696 0.28%
4. German 641 0.26%
5. Vietnamese 434 0.18%
6. Miao / Hmong 408 0.17%
7. Other Indic 342 0.14%
8. Serbo Croatian 234 0.10%
9. Italian 136 0.06%
10. Greek 128 0.05%

Salisbury Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 252,061 96.28%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,642 0.63%
 Not a citizen 8,102 3.09%

Salisbury Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Salisbury Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Salisbury Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

Rowan County    

Salisbury Metro Area Cities

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