Salisbury

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


Salisbury Legal Resources

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Salisbury Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 28,423
  • Land Area (2000): 81.373 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.557 square kilometers

Salisbury Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 25,447 2002 27,352 2005 26,960
2000 27,622 2003 26,721 2006 28,113
2001 26,912 2004 26,971 2007 28,449

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Houses (2000): 12,168
Very Low Income (VLI) Owner Households (2000): 1,119
Very Low Income (VLI) Renter Households (2000): 2,153

Salisbury Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 26,995 95.27%
 Rural, Farm 21 0.07%
 Rural, Non-farm 1,318 4.65%

Salisbury 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 Employment Information

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Salisbury Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 11,103 10,579 524 4.72% 47
1991 11,058 10,319 739 6.68% 67
1992 11,121 10,376 745 6.70% 67
1993 11,200 10,642 558 4.98% 50
1994 11,424 10,981 444 3.88% 39
1995 11,728 11,205 524 4.46% 45
1996 12,157 11,626 531 4.37% 44
1997 12,325 11,860 465 3.77% 38
1998 12,316 11,901 414 3.36% 34
1999 12,653 12,186 467 3.69% 37
2000 11,502 10,716 786 6.83% 68
2001 11,538 10,390 1,148 9.95% 99
2002 11,699 10,589 1,110 9.49% 95
2003 12,069 10,698 1,371 11.36% 113
2004 12,156 10,835 1,321 10.87% 109
2005 11,926 11,195 731 6.13% 61
2006 12,522 11,762 760 6.07% 61
2007 12,865 12,045 820 6.38% 64
2008 12,747 11,832 916 7.18% 72
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 12,896 12,012 884 6.85% 69
Feb 2008 12,769 11,972 797 6.24% 62
Mar 2008 12,843 12,050 793 6.17% 62
Apr 2008 12,444 11,711 733 5.89% 59
May 2008 12,581 11,691 890 7.07% 71
Jun 2008 12,659 11,742 917 7.24% 72
Jul 2008 12,839 11,690 1,149 8.95% 89
Aug 2008 12,830 11,736 1,094 8.53% 85
Sep 2008 12,866 11,881 985 7.66% 77
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Salisbury Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 589 10.58%
2. Educational Services 385 6.92%
3. Health Care 370 6.65%
4. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 342 6.14%
5. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 312 5.61%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 261 4.69%
7. Public Administration 256 4.60%
8. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 221 3.97%
9. Accommodation and Food Services 205 3.68%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 189 3.40%
11. Metal Manufactuing 172 3.09%
12. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 165 2.96%
13. Truck Transportation 114 2.05%
14. Finance and Insurance 104 1.87%
15. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 102 1.83%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 97 1.74%
17. Chemical Manufacturing 93 1.67%
18. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 92 1.65%
19. Machinery Manufacturing 92 1.65%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 79 1.42%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 880 15.14%
2. Health Care 871 14.98%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 470 8.08%
4. Food and Beverage Stores 249 4.28%
5. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 205 3.53%
6. Social Assistance 204 3.51%
7. Personal and Laundry Services 200 3.44%
8. Public Administration 195 3.35%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 191 3.29%
10. Apparel Manufacturing 174 2.99%
11. Finance and Insurance 156 2.68%
12. Department and Other General Stores 155 2.67%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 133 2.29%
14. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 109 1.87%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 98 1.69%
16. Chemical Manufacturing 95 1.63%
17. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 87 1.50%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 86 1.48%
19. Metal Manufactuing 78 1.34%
20. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 75 1.29%

Salisbury Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 460 8.26%
2. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 314 5.64%
3. Other Management Occupations 300 5.39%
4. Assemblers and Fabricators 228 4.10%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 225 4.04%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 217 3.90%
7. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 209 3.75%
8. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 186 3.34%
9. Other Installation / Maintenance 143 2.57%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 136 2.44%
11. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 129 2.32%
12. Law Enforcement Workers 116 2.08%
13. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 114 2.05%
14. Other Construction Trades 108 1.94%
15. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 108 1.94%
16. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 99 1.78%
17. Carpenters 97 1.74%
18. Operations Managers Non Finance 97 1.74%
19. Vehicle Mechanics 97 1.74%
20. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 96 1.72%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 397 6.83%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 337 5.80%
3. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 281 4.83%
4. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 271 4.66%
5. Secretaries and Admins 255 4.39%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 236 4.06%
7. Cashiers 221 3.80%
8. Other Management Occupations 209 3.59%
9. Assemblers and Fabricators 200 3.44%
10. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 180 3.10%
11. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 172 2.96%
12. Other Sales and Related Occupations 169 2.91%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 167 2.87%
14. Health Technologists and Technicians 156 2.68%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 148 2.55%
16. Registered Nurses 138 2.37%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 115 1.98%
18. Customer Service Representatives 111 1.91%
19. Other Food Preparation and Servers 104 1.79%
20. Business Operations Specialists 103 1.77%

Salisbury Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 11,509 50.89%
15-35 hours 2,045 9.04%
1-14 hours 460 2.03%
No regular hours 8,600 38.03%

Salisbury Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 333 3.04%
5 AM-5:29 AM 279 2.55%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 482 4.41%
6 AM-6:29 AM 781 7.14%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,179 10.78%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,546 14.14%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,881 17.20%
8 AM-8:29 AM 1,084 9.91%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 428 3.91%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 520 4.75%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 252 2.30%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 135 1.23%
Noon-3:59 PM 921 8.42%
4 PM-11:59 PM 1,116 10.20%

Salisbury Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 445 4.07%
5-9 2,273 20.78%
10-14 2,454 22.44%
15-19 2,197 20.09%
20-24 1,122 10.26%
25-29 442 4.04%
30-34 657 6.01%
35-39 106 0.97%
40-44 179 1.64%
45-59 532 4.86%
60-89 319 2.92%
At least 90 211 1.93%

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


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 63 0.58% 8,870 81.10%
30-44 15 0.14% 927 8.48%
45-59 0 0.00% 532 4.86%
At least 60 26 0.24% 504 4.61%

Salisbury Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 59 0.53%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,728 15.48%
 Car / truck / van, solo 8,716 78.07%
 Motorcycle 8 0.07%
 Other 36 0.32%
 Public transportation 104 0.93%
 Walked 286 2.56%
 Worked at home 227 2.03%

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Salisbury Family Information

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Households (2000): 11,098 (25,354 people)
Families (2000): 6,779 (19,914 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,160
People at same address in 1995: 12,986

Salisbury Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,625 14.63%
$10,000-$14,999 828 7.46%
$15,000-$19,999 928 8.36%
$20,000-$24,999 972 8.75%
$25,000-$29,999 803 7.23%
$30,000-$34,999 758 6.83%
$35,000-$39,999 638 5.75%
$40,000-$44,999 793 7.14%
$45,000-$49,999 644 5.80%
$50,000-$59,999 741 6.67%
$60,000-$74,999 742 6.68%
$75,000-$99,999 877 7.90%
$100,000-$124,999 304 2.74%
$125,000-$149,999 113 1.02%
$150,000-$199,999 141 1.27%
$200,000 or more 198 1.78%

Salisbury Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,762 33.97%
 Family, 2 people 3,210 28.99%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 485 4.38%
 Family, 3 people 1,547 13.97%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 70 0.63%
 Family, 4 people 1,119 10.10%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 24 0.22%
 Family, 5 people 520 4.70%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 11 0.10%
 Family, 6 people 193 1.74%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.05%
 Family, 7 or more people 120 1.08%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 7 0.06%

Salisbury Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 8,246 29.27%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,180 11.29%
Public Assistance 404 1.43%
Retirement 2,002 7.11%
Self Employment 650 2.31%
Social Security 3,557 12.63%
Supplemental Security 518 1.84%
Wage / Salary 8,063 28.62%
Other 1,550 5.50%

Salisbury Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,760 61.17%
 With children under 18 1,752 38.83%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 802 7.44%
 Married 6,394 59.29%
 Never Married 3,104 28.78%
 Widowed 485 4.50%

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

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,295 10.66%
 Married 5,979 49.21%
 Never Married 2,874 23.65%
 Widowed 2,003 16.48%

Salisbury 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 Education Information

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Salisbury Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,868 8.45%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,609 16.32%
 High school diploma or equivalent 6,100 27.59%
 Some college, no degree 4,948 22.38%
 Associate degree 897 4.06%
 Bachelors degree 3,490 15.78%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,198 5.42%

Salisbury Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 357 1.26% 146 0.51% 503 1.77%
Kindergarten 319 1.12% 23 0.08% 342 1.20%
Grades 1-4 1,216 4.28% 137 0.48% 1,353 4.76%
Grades 5-8 1,442 5.07% 116 0.41% 1,558 5.48%
Grades 9-12 1,325 4.66% 125 0.44% 1,450 5.10%
Undergrad college 820 2.88% 1,185 4.17% 2,005 7.05%
Graduate or professional school 118 0.42% 68 0.24% 186 0.65%
Total 5,597 19.69% 1,800 6.33% 7,397 26.02%

Salisbury 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 Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $540,859,000
Retail sales (2002): $640,973,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $73,663,000
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Salisbury Public Benefits Information

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Salisbury Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 21,783 84.09%
 Below Poverty Level 4,121 15.91%

Salisbury 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 Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 191

Salisbury Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 5.659 0.550 0.236 2.712 9.156 0.511 12.654 51.244 4.441 68.849
2000 3.982 0.543 0.181 2.208 6.915 0.760 13.938 50.901 4.453 70.053
2001 3.790 0.260 0.111 3.456 7.617 0.557 15.161 47.971 3.753 67.442
2002 3.546 0.731 0.146 2.888 7.312 0.402 12.101 41.533 3.510 57.546
2003 4.379 0.599 0.037 2.695 7.709 0.374 12.050 47.902 3.892 63.845
2004 3.819 0.482 0.074 3.374 7.749 0.408 15.202 56.876 3.263 75.340
2005 5.601 0.445 0.185 3.079 9.310 0.297 15.059 55.638 4.414 75.111
2006 4.624 0.605 0.107 4.660 9.995 0.534 16.398 54.103 5.336 75.837
2007 5.940 0.352 0.105 5.097 11.494 0.422 17.610 48.543 5.940 72.094

Salisbury Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 17 82
2005 18 76
2006 19 85
2007 22 77

Salisbury Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 1,985
2000 2,126
2001 2,020
2002 1,774

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Salisbury Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Salisbury Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,650 12.84%
10-19 Years 3,701 13.02%
20-29 Years 4,331 15.24%
30-39 Years 3,566 12.55%
40-49 Years 3,602 12.67%
50-59 Years 2,892 10.17%
60-69 Years 2,218 7.80%
70-79 Years 2,518 8.86%
80-89 Years 1,602 5.64%
90+ Years 343 1.21%

Salisbury Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,530 47.60%
 Female 14,893 52.40%

Salisbury Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 15,988 56.25%
 African-American 10,217 35.95%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,404 4.94%
 Asian 372 1.31%
 Multiracial 336 1.18%
 Amerindian 65 0.23%
 Other Race 38 0.13%
 Pacific Islander 3 0.01%

Salisbury Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 3,615 25.98%
2. German 2,744 19.72%
3. English 2,024 14.55%
4. Irish 1,030 7.40%
5. Scotch Irish 802 5.76%
6. African 461 3.31%
7. French Non-Basque 445 3.20%
8. Scottish 428 3.08%
9. Italian 380 2.73%
10. Dutch 283 2.03%

Salisbury Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 24,617 92.68%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,322 4.98%
3. Miao / Hmong 115 0.43%
4. German 99 0.37%
5. French 84 0.32%
6. Vietnamese 62 0.23%
7. African 52 0.20%
8. Serbo Croatian 36 0.14%
9. Other Indic 26 0.10%
10. Tagalog 26 0.10%

Salisbury Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 26,862 94.80%
 Naturalized immigrant 274 0.97%
 Not a citizen 1,198 4.23%

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Salisbury 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 Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

28144 28146  
28145 28147