Salisbury, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 31,507 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.7%
Males: 15,032  (47.7%)
Females: 16,475  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  28.1 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21802.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,152 (it was $29,191 in 2000)
Salisbury:

$39,152
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,789 (it was $15,228 in 2000)

Salisbury city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,656 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Salisbury:

$147,656
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $200,638; Detached houses: $202,022; Townhouses or other attached units: $216,753; In 2-unit structures: $174,100; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $276,714; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,690; Mobile homes: $56,766

Median gross rent in 2012: $958.

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  • White alone - 16,748 (55.1%)
  • Black alone - 10,037 (33.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,746 (5.7%)
  • Asian alone - 840 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 838 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 127 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 71 (0.2%)

Races in Salisbury detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Salisbury: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.3%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.5%), West Indian (4.5%), United States (4.4%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,847 people per square mile   (average).

Salisbury, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Salisbury:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salisbury city:

  • Never married: 48.6%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

3,855 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 2.6% Asia, 2.4% Europe).

This city:  12.5%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 129 registered sex offenders living in Salisbury, Maryland as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Salisbury to the number of sex offenders is 242 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,971 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,751 (1.2%)

Salisbury satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (74.7 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (85.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (115.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fruitland, MD (1.8 miles ), Delmar, MD (2.5 miles ), Hebron, MD (2.5 miles ), Delmar, DE (2.6 miles ), Parsonsburg, MD (2.6 miles ), Eden, MD (2.6 miles ), Allen, MD (2.7 miles ), Quantico, MD (2.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2001: 87 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2003: 315 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2004: 200 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2005: 323 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2006: 214 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2009: 35 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,334 (+59.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,422 (64.3%)

Area codes: 410, 443

Salisbury household income distribution Salisbury home values distribution

Crime rates in Salisbury by Year
Type 2000 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 210315242711
per 100,000 9.24.20.011.83.819.07.214.16.924.13.33.2
Rapes 182817211426241820222318
per 100,000 83.2116.268.382.453.198.686.663.369.475.775.158.5
Robberies 9813912814816021318215519814374118
per 100,000 453.0576.9514.6581.0607.3807.8656.4544.7687.5492.3241.6383.4
Assaults 330406324304315325295484423278271229
per 100,000 1525.41684.91302.61193.51195.61232.61063.91700.91468.8957.1884.7744.0
Burglaries 402550498497623638583534727575402336
per 100,000 1858.32282.52002.11951.22364.62419.72102.61876.62524.31979.61312.41091.7
Thefts 1,5381,8151,2691,6541,7661,8131,7041,6181,7781,5981,3691,470
per 100,000 7109.57532.45101.76493.46702.96876.06145.65686.26173.65501.64469.34776.1
Auto thefts 1241516410611213110392104656153
per 100,000 573.2626.7257.3416.1425.1496.8371.5323.3361.1223.8199.1172.2
Arson 1513131428241323201188
per 100,000 69.354.052.355.0106.391.046.980.869.437.926.126.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 878.71000.0743.3830.4836.5970.9816.1861.5910.4734.5536.8533.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Salisbury detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 109 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Maryland average:

2.45

Salisbury tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,002 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Salisbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Salisbury, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Salisbury-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Salisbury city center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salisbury-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Salisbury center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 334.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 289.1 miles away from Salisbury center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 141.4 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 Wicomico County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Salisbury topographic map

Birthplace of: Jessica Lee Rose - New Zealand- actress, Jesse Frederick - Television composer, Ryan J. Davis - Musical theatre director, Alexis Denisof - Actor, Ben Tate - Football running back, Frank Perdue - Food industry businessman, Kevin Shaffer - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Mar 2, 1980), Linda Hamilton - (born 1956), actress, Mike Seidel - Television meteorologist, Norman Conway - Politician.

Hospitals in Salisbury:

  • COASTAL HOSPICE INC (2604 OLD OCEAN CITY ROAD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CHESAPEAKE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (220 TILGHMAN ROAD)
  • HOLLY CTR (POB 2358 SNOW HILL RD)
  • PENINSULA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 100 E CARROLL AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Salisbury:

  • DEERS HEAD CENTER (351 DEERS HEAD HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • FMC - NORTH SALISBURY (1314 BELMONT AVE STE 304)
  • FMC - SALISBURY (1340 SOUTH DIVISION ST STE 302)

Home Health Centers in Salisbury:

  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF AMERICA , AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (6512 DEER POINTE DRIVE, SUITE 2B)
  • PENINSULA HOME CARE, LLC (1001 MOUNT HERMON STREET, SUITE 200)

Nursing Homes in Salisbury:

  • ANCHORAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (105 TIMES SQUARE)
  • DEER'S HEAD CENTER (P.O. BOX 2018, EMERSON AVE.)
  • RIVERWALK MANOR (105 TIMES SQUARE)
  • SALISBURY CENTER (200 CIVIC AVENUE)
  • WICOMICO NURSING HOME (P.O. BOX 2378 900 BOOTH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Salisbury:

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Colleges/Universities in Salisbury:

  • Salisbury University (Full-time enrollment: 8,375; Location: 1101 Camden Ave; Public; Website: www.salisbury.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (FT enrollment: 2,256; Location: 32000 Campus Drive; Public; Website: www.worwic.edu)
  • Delmarva Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 89; Location: 111 Milford St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.delmarvabeautyacademy.com/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Salisbury:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 12 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 26 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 57 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 58 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 65 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 69 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 76 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)

Public high schools in Salisbury:

Private high schools in Salisbury:

  • SALISBURY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 807 PARKER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THE SALISBURY SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 6279 HOBBS RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 30505 DAGSBORO RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • SALISBURY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 50; Location: 6413 HOBBS RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 208 TILGHMAN RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Salisbury:

Private elementary/middle schools in Salisbury:

  • WICOMICO DAY SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 1315 OLD OCEAN CITY RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 500 CAMDEN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ASBURY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 214; Location: 1401 CAMDEN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TENDERHEART CHILD CARE (Students: 17; Location: 31690 WINTERPLACE PKWY; Grades: PK - 1)
  • HOPE CREEK YOUTH AND FAMILY CENTER (Students: 6; Location: 2336 GODDARD PKWY; Grades: 2 - 7)
See full list of schools located in Salisbury

Library in Salisbury:

  • WICOMICO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,774,877; Location: 122 SOUTH DIVISION STREET; 138,911 books; 124 e-books; 8,217 audio materials; 13,134 video materials; 22 local licensed databases; 24 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 217 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • salisbury university - website is www.salisbury.edu wor-wic community college - website is www.worwic.edu
  • Peninsula General Hospital changed it's name to Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

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Notable locations in Salisbury: U. S. Parking Lot A (A), Salisbury Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Northwood Industrial Park (C), Elks Golf Course (D), John B Parsons Home for the Aged (E), Salisbury City Hall (F), Wicomico County Courthouse (G), Wicomico County Free Library (H), Wild Fowl Museum (I), Salisbury Fire Department Station 16 Headquarters (J), Sunnyside Greenhouses (K), Salisbury Fire Department Station 2 (L), Salisbury Fire Department Station 1 (M), Salisbury Fire Department Station 16 (N), The Village at Harbor Pointe Assisted Living Center (O), Saint Martin Hall (P), Power Professional Building (Q), Holloway Hall (R), Fulton Hall (S), Chesapeake Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Centre at Salisbury Shopping Center (1), Salisbury Mall Shopping Center (2), Salisbury Shopping Center (3), Chesapeake Country Fair Shopping Center (4), Shopping World Shopping Center (5), Twilley Center Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Salisbury include: Gods Missionary Church (A), Community of Joy Church of the Brethren (B), Harvest Fields Church (C), Salisbury Korean Church of Love (D), First Church of the Nazarene (E), Holy Trinity Baptist Church (F), Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Bethesda United Methodist Church (H), Bible Baptist Church of Salisbury (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wicomico Memorial Park (1), Hustons Cemetery (2), Parsons Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Nailers Pond (A), Park Lake (B), Tony Tank Pond (C), Schumaker Pond (D), Johnsons Pond (E), Bell Marsh (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Connelly Mill Branch (A), Owens Branch (B), Beaglin Branch (C), Beaverdam Creek (D), North Prong Wicomico River (E), Coty Cox Branch (F), Cottonpatch Creek (G), Middle Neck Branch (H), Leonard Pond Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Salisbury include: Naylor Mill Park (1), Canal Walk Park (2), Lake Street Park (3), Monument Park (4), Harmon Field (5), Newton Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame (Museums; 6400 Hobbs Road) (1), Ward Museum Of Wildfowl Art (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 909 South Schumaker Dr At Beaglin Park Dr) (2), Chipman Foundation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 321 Broad Street) (3), Zoological Director's Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; North Division Street & Route 50) (4), Salisbury City - Zoo & Municipal Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5 Park Drive & Beaver Dam) (5), Wicomico County Convention & Visitors Bureau (500 Glen Ave) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Salisbury Plaza (1735 North Salisbury Boulevard) (1), Best Value Inn (2625 N Salisbury Blvd) (2), Hampton Inn (121 East Naylor Mill Road) (3), Ramada Inn & Conference CNT (300 South Salisbury Boulevard) (4), Lord Salisbury Inn (2637 North Salisbury Boulevard) (5), Super 8 Salisbury MD (2615 North Salisbury Boulevard) (6), Budget Inn (1804 North Salisbury Boulevard) (7), Chesapeake Inn (712 North Salisbury Boulevard) (8), Harper's Restaurant (300 South Salisbury Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Maryland State Government - District Court Of Maryland- Wicomico County- Clerk's Of (201 Baptist Street) (1), Maryland State Government - District Court Of Maryland- Wicomico County- Civil Divi (201 Baptist) (2), Maryland State Government - Court Of Appeals (201 Baptist Street) (3), Maryland State Government - Court Of Special Appeals- Judge Sally D Ad (222A West Main Street) (4), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Wicomico County- Clerks' Of (201 Baptist Street) (5), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Wicomico County- Commissi (411B Naylor Mill Road) (6), Maryland State Government - District Court Of Maryland- Worcester County- Snow Hill- Clerk's Of (301 Commerce Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Wicomico County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.8. This is about average.

City:

79.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salisbury and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF SALISBURY (Population served: 30,343, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
SHORE STOP #227 TOWNSEND (Address: 418 D. Coles Circle , Serves DE, Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-12-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2007), St Public Notif issued (OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-29-2010)
SALISBURY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-05-2013)
BEAVER RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 900 MOUNT HERMAN RD. , Population served: 648, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2007)
  • Public Education - In MAR-03-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2007)
SHORE STOP #236 CANTERBURY (Address: 418 D. Coles Circle , Serves DE, Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUL-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2007)
FELTON-GOOSE CREEK FOOD STORES (Serves DE, Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2007), St Public Notif issued (FEB-08-2007), St Boil Water Order (FEB-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-02-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUN-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif issued (SEP-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2006)
PERDUE FARMS INC. - MAIN OFFICE (Address: OLD OCEAN CITY ROAD , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (5 times from APR-02-2005 to MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (5 times from APR-02-2005 to MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PERDUE FARMS INC. - FEED MILL (Address: OLD OCEAN CITY ROAD , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2009)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-23-2009)
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-24-2008 to MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2011)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2009)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between OCT-2004 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-24-2008 to MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-15-2005 to SEP-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salisbury that have no violations reported:

  • SWANN KEYS (Address: 129 COLUMBIA ROAD , Serves DE, Population served: 1,764, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARDELA MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Address: 900 MOUNT HERMAN RD. , Population served: 735, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINTERPLACE MARKET (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HEBRON WOODS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SALISBURY SCHOOL (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EDEN HEAD START (Address: 520 SNOW HILL ROAD , Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OCEAN BAY PLAZA (Serves DE, Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AZAR EYE INSTITUTE (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNSET HEIGHTS - PLOVER & SWAN ROADS (Address: 602 NORTH SALISBURY BLVD , Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHORE STOP #279 GREENWOOD (Address: 418 D. Coles Circle , Serves DE, Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.6%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for Black residents, 37.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for American Indian residents, 47.9% for other race residents, 33.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Salisbury in 2010:

  • 890 people in college/university student housing
  • 164 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 135 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 94 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Salisbury in 2000:

  • 1,430 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 258 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 248 people in nursing homes
  • 158 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 53 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 19 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 19 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other group homes

Salisbury, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Salisbury compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Arena or stadium:
  • Wicomico Youth and Civic Center. Capacity: 6,747.

Banks with most branches in Salisbury (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Delmarva: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $440.9 mil, Deposits: $380.8 mil, headquarters in Seaford, DE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Delmar Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: North Pointe Branch, Carroll Street Branch, Route 50 Branch, Waverly Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: North Salisbury Branch, East Salisbury Branch, Salisbury Riverside Branch, Salisbury University Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Hebron Savings Bank: Riverside Branch, Quantico Square Branch, Carroll Street Branch, Mt Hermon Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $480.1 mil, Deposits: $389.2 mil, headquarters in Hebron, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Hsb Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Farmers Bank of Willards: Salisbury Branch, Pemberton Branch, Milford Street Branch. Info updated 2006/10/11: Bank assets: $333.9 mil, Deposits: $276.3 mil, headquarters in Willards, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Fruitland Wal-Mart Branch at 409 North Fruitland Boulevard, branch established on 2007/04/07; Salisbury Maryland Branch at 2702 North Salisbury Boulevard, branch established on 2007/03/10. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Bank of America, National Association: Salisbury South Branch at 1145 South Salisbury Boulevard, branch established on 1966/04/04; Salisbury Shopper World Branch at 300 Tilghman Road, branch established on 1978/05/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Shore Federal Savings and Loan Association: First Shore Federal Savings And Loan at 106 S. Division Street, branch established on 1953/12/18; Corner Of Mt Hermon Branch at 1116 Mt. Hermon Road, branch established on 1953/12/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $316.6 mil, Deposits: $274.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Salisbury, Maryland:

  • Best Western-salisbury Plaza, 1735 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 546-1300, Fax: (410) 546-0370
  • Best Western Statesman Motel, 712 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 749-7155, Fax: (410) 749-6728
  • Comfort Inn Salisbury, 2701 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 543-4666, Fax: (410) 749-2639
  • Days Inn Salisbury, Rt 13 RR #6, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 749-6200
  • Salisbury Super 8 Motel, 2615 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 749-5131
  • Ramada Inn & Conference CTR, 300 S Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 546-4400, Fax: (410) 548-2825
  • Best Budget Inn, 1804 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 546-2238
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2625 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, MD 21801 , Phone: (410) 742-7194, Fax: (410) 742-5194
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Salisbury, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Salisbury travel time to work - commute Salisbury mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Salisbury city (based on Wicomico County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.94%
Here: 47.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal Church
Adherents35.3%23.0%14.0%6.7%3.6%
Congregations48.6%4.7%1.9%6.5%4.7%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.8%2.4%1.9%1.5%9.0%
Congregations2.8%1.9%1.9%0.9%26.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Wicomico County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Wicomico County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Wicomico County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wicomico County:

29.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$63,318$37,9910$0
Other Government Administration 7$29,887$51,2356$6,867
Police Protection - Officers 89$455,347$61,3950$0
Police - Other 26$72,336$33,3860$0
Firefighters 74$282,099$45,7461$846
Streets and Highways 28$95,375$40,8757$4,575
Solid Waste Management 13$33,825$31,2230$0
Sewerage 52$169,809$39,1870$0
Parks and Recreation 18$51,159$34,1063$1,473
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$31,773$47,6601$1,329
Water Supply 29$94,972$39,2990$0
Other and Unallocable 15$45,347$36,2780$0
Totals for Government 379$1,425,247$45,12718$15,090

Salisbury government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,977,000 ($253.18)
    Sewerage: $6,118,000 ($194.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,627,000 ($178.60)
    Regular Highways: $5,183,000 ($164.50)
    Water Utilities: $3,512,000 ($111.47)
    Parking Facilities: $2,709,000 ($85.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,571,000 ($49.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,204,000 ($38.21)
    Central Staff Services: $837,000 ($26.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $771,000 ($24.47)
    Financial Administration: $597,000 ($18.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $539,000 ($17.11)
    General - Other: $438,000 ($13.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $273,000 ($8.66)
    Health - Other: $161,000 ($5.11)
    General Public Buildings: $133,000 ($4.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $396,000 ($12.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,207,000 ($38.31)
    Police Protection: $183,000 ($5.81)
    Regular Highways: $173,000 ($5.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $146,000 ($4.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $107,000 ($3.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($1.94)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($1.36)
    Parking Facilities: $26,000 ($0.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,314,000 ($454.31)

Salisbury government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,989,000 ($221.82)
    All Other: $2,481,000 ($78.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $669,000 ($21.23)
    Parking Facilities: $575,000 ($18.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($2.98)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($1.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $334,000 ($10.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,566,000 ($49.70)
    All Other: $729,000 ($23.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $920,000 ($29.20)
    Interest Earnings: $863,000 ($27.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $428,000 ($13.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $94,000 ($2.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,816,000 ($121.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,752,000 ($119.08)
    Highways: $1,776,000 ($56.37)
    Water Utilities: $692,000 ($21.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000 ($5.30)
    General Local Government Support: $69,000 ($2.19)
  • Tax - Property: $14,856,000 ($471.51)
    Other License: $926,000 ($29.39)
    Public Utility License: $290,000 ($9.20)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $288,000 ($9.14)
    Amusements Sales: $274,000 ($8.70)
    Amusements License: $7,000 ($0.22)

Salisbury government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,355,000 ($773.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,491,000 ($713.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,864,000 ($59.16)

Salisbury government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,060,000 ($731.90)

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Worcester County, MD  0.96% ($32,754 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.66% ($26,704)
from Somerset County, MD  0.54% ($26,333)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Wicomico County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Worcester County, MD  0.85% ($58,037 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.83% ($40,062)
to Somerset County, MD  0.44% ($28,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salisbury:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO (1320 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salisbury:

  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • W220CT (91.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Salisbury:

  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Salisbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $4,852,000
Total average daily traffic: 145,346
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,016
Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic: 158,059
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salisbury)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 136 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Salisbury, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salisbury)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Salisbury)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 74 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED83$157,43070$185,742277$159,45312$99,9532$1,142,27067$233,2890$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$130,0733$259,44024$155,4963$62,6170$04$224,6001$56,480
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$144,57315$228,853123$145,84013$45,4651$45,21018$209,7871$62,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$136,4696$107,18086$151,9331$57,9900$05$103,0800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$99,0851$61,63025$162,6832$134,8750$01$134,4500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00 , 0002.00, 0003.00, 0004.00, 0005.00, 0101.01, 0101.02, 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$164,5515$170,5842$156,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$162,5183$191,4031$131,490
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$190,3801$212,6900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$270,1100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$126,2950$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00 , 0002.00, 0003.00, 0004.00, 0005.00, 0101.01, 0101.02, 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 294
  • Hazardous Condition: 287
  • Service Call: 53
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Salisbury

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salisbury, MD
Most common first names in Salisbury, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William54073.2 years
Mary43778.7 years
John40173.2 years
James36671.6 years
George29174.9 years
Robert28970.7 years
Charles28572.1 years
Margaret17680.0 years
Helen17279.9 years
Elizabeth16676.5 years
Most common last names in Salisbury, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27674.9 years
Jones26874.5 years
White17975.1 years
Taylor15975.8 years
Johnson15771.4 years
Davis14872.4 years
Williams14574.8 years
Brown14072.7 years
Parsons11775.1 years
Parker11275.4 years
Businesses in Salisbury, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture1
AT&T2LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Applebee's1Marriott2
Arby's3Marshalls1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets15
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's7
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Microtel1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motel 61
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster1New Balance4
Burger King3New York & Co1
Charlotte Russe1Nike26
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Chick-Fil-A2Old Navy1
Chico's1Olive Garden1
Chipotle1Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Comfort Inn1Panera Bread1
Dairy Queen2Papa John's Pizza2
Days Inn1Payless1
Deb1Penske1
Dennys1PetSmart1
Domino's Pizza3Pier 1 Imports1
DressBarn1Pizza Hut1
Dressbarn1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts1Quiznos2
Express1RadioShack2
FedEx14Red Lobster1
Finish Line1Rite Aid3
Foot Locker1Ruby Tuesday2
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC2Sam's Club1
GameStop2Sears3
Gap1Sleep Inn1
Giant1Spencer Gifts1
Goodwill5Sprint Nextel1
Gymboree1Staples1
H&R Block2Starbucks1
Hardee's2Subway5
Hilton1T-Mobile3
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Talbots1
Hollister Co.1Target1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us1
Hyundai1U-Haul7
IHOP1UPS8
JCPenney1Vans3
Jones New York3Verizon Wireless1
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC2Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's3
Kroger1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1World Gym1
Lane Bryant1YMCA2

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