New Salisbury, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 613.
Males: 243  (39.7%)
Females: 370  (60.3%)
Median resident age:

47.1 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47161.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,045
New Salisbury:

$59,045
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,263

New Salisbury CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,229
New Salisbury:

$167,229
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $148,766; detached houses: $146,221

Median gross rent in 2019: $646.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Salisbury: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.7%
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According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in New Salisbury, Indiana as of September 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Salisbury is 88 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (46.7%), English (24.2%), European (9.3%), Irish (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 746 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $503 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,139 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (19.7 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crandall, IN (1.5 miles),
Palmyra, IN (2.6 miles ),
Georgetown, IN (2.6 miles ),
Greenville, IN (2.7 miles ),
Corydon, IN (2.7 miles ),
Lanesville, IN (2.8 miles ),
Galena, IN (3.0 miles ),
Fredericksburg, IN (3.1 miles)

Latitude: 38.31 N, Longitude: 86.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

Distribution of median household income in New Salisbury, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in New Salisbury, IN in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Indiana:

4.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.1. This is about average.

City:

88.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.563. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.563
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.82
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

New Salisbury-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the New Salisbury place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 30.6 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Salisbury-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from New Salisbury center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 103.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from New Salisbury center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near New Salisbury:

  • BLUE RIVER SERVICES INC. (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CORYDON, IN)
  • BLUE RIVER SERVICES INC. (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PALMYRA, IN)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-INDIAN CREEK (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CORYDON, IN)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-HARRISON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CORYDON, IN)
  • CORYDON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CORYDON, IN)
  • TODD DICKEY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LEAVENWORTH, IN)
  • BLUE RIVER SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MILLTOWN, IN)

Amtrak station near New Salisbury:

  • 19 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Salisbury:

  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 16 miles; New Albany, IN; Full-time enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 20 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • University of Louisville (about 20 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 23 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 23 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 25 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in New Salisbury: Saint Paulus Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in New Salisbury (2011 data):

  • First Harrison Bank: New Salisbury Branch at 8095 State Highway 135ne, branch established on 1999/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $439.6 mil, Deposits: $364.8 mil, headquarters in Corydon, IN, positive income, 13 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: North Harrison Branch at 1610 Ne Highways 64, branch established on 1975/01/23. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Regions Bank: New Salisbury Branch at 7950 Highway 125 Northeast, branch established on 1967/02/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in New Salisbury:

Marital status in New Salisbury, IN
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in New Salisbury:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for New Salisbury, IN (based on Harrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,39933
Mainline Protestant5,22540
Catholic4,4476
Other2892
Black Protestant551
None23,949-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Harrison County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

9.1%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.0%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harrison County:

20.5%
Indiana:

14.3%

5.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,061 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Floyd County, IN  1.43% ($47,598 average AGI)
from Clark County, IN  0.89% ($44,985)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.67% ($55,255)


5.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Floyd County, IN  1.57% ($47,704 average AGI)
to Clark County, IN  1.01% ($36,416)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.50% ($46,961)

Businesses in New Salisbury, IN

  • GNC: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Salisbury:

  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOCC (1550 AM; 0 kW; CORYDON, IN; Owner: MC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Salisbury:

  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WKLO (96.9 FM; HARDINSBURG, IN; Owner: WKLO, LLC)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WBRO (89.9 FM; MARENGO, IN; Owner: CRAWFORD COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Salisbury:

  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WHAN-LP (Channel 17; SALEM, IN; Owner: REBECCA L. WHITE)
  • New Salisbury, Indiana
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Indiana average
  • Fatal accident count5284
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8425
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1410
  • Fatalities5808
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12738
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents642
See more detailed statistics of New Salisbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.2mTotal length
  • $372,000Total costs
  • 3,548Total average daily traffic
  • 282Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,887Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Salisbury)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 35 & Whiskey Run Rd (Lat: 38.326444 Lon: -86.098583), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPQA408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2015, Expiration Date: 04/18/2025, Certifier: Larry Embry, Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Salisbury)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH C35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 631Z, N631Z, N-631Z, Serial Number: D-3201, Year manufactured: 1952, Certificate Issue Date: 04/27/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Glenn M Suffern, 470 W Whiskey Run Rd, New Salisbury, IN 47161, Other Owners: Dawn M Suffern
  • Aircraft: FOWLER PATRICK CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 923FA, N923FA, N-923FA, Serial Number: CH-2-0202-2193, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce W Beaver, 370 Jekel Rd Nw, New Salisbury, IN 47161

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 18 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in New Salisbury, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.3%), and Structure Fires (39.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Salisbury, IN
    • 5640.3%Outside Fires
    • 5539.6%Structure Fires
    • 2014.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Salisbury, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Salisbury, IN
  • 50.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.5%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Salisbury, IN
  • 100.0%Electricity


New Salisbury compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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