Salisbury, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 32,807 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +38.2%
Males: 15,499  (47.2%)
Females: 17,308  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

28.0 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21802.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,442 (it was $29,191 in 2000)
Salisbury:

$40,442
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,927 (it was $15,228 in 2000)

Salisbury city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $149,490 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Salisbury:

$149,490
MD:

$312,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $951.

March 2019 cost of living index in Salisbury: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.8%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Black residents, 45.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.2% for American Indian residents, 46.8% for other race residents, 37.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Salisbury, MD (2017)
    • 15,52047.3%White alone
    • 12,44737.9%Black alone
    • 2,4137.3%Hispanic
    • 1,1153.4%Asian alone
    • 9733.0%Two or more races
    • 1590.5%American Indian alone
    • 510.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 480.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 169 registered sex offenders living in Salisbury, Maryland as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Salisbury is 193 to 1.


Crime rates in Salisbury by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.8)
5
(19.0)
2
(7.2)
4
(14.1)
2
(6.9)
7
(24.1)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.1)
2
(6.0)
7
(20.9)
3
(9.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(53.1)
26
(98.6)
24
(86.6)
18
(63.3)
20
(69.4)
22
(75.7)
23
(75.1)
18
(58.5)
17
(53.9)
17
(53.5)
23
(69.4)
11
(32.9)
21
(62.6)
21
(63.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
160
(607.3)
213
(807.8)
182
(656.4)
155
(544.7)
198
(687.5)
143
(492.3)
74
(241.6)
118
(383.4)
99
(314.1)
71
(223.4)
105
(317.0)
103
(308.2)
94
(280.1)
74
(223.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
315
(1,196)
325
(1,233)
295
(1,064)
484
(1,701)
423
(1,469)
278
(957.1)
271
(884.7)
229
(744.0)
210
(666.3)
198
(623.1)
180
(543.4)
181
(541.6)
204
(607.9)
174
(524.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
623
(2,365)
638
(2,420)
583
(2,103)
534
(1,877)
727
(2,524)
575
(1,980)
402
(1,312)
336
(1,092)
336
(1,066)
311
(978.6)
262
(790.9)
234
(700.2)
273
(813.5)
195
(587.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,766
(6,703)
1,813
(6,876)
1,704
(6,146)
1,618
(5,686)
1,778
(6,174)
1,598
(5,502)
1,369
(4,469)
1,470
(4,776)
1,420
(4,506)
1,478
(4,651)
1,493
(4,507)
1,410
(4,219)
1,443
(4,300)
1,312
(3,954)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
112
(425.1)
131
(496.8)
103
(371.5)
92
(323.3)
104
(361.1)
65
(223.8)
61
(199.1)
53
(172.2)
50
(158.6)
46
(144.7)
47
(141.9)
51
(152.6)
68
(202.6)
41
(123.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
28
(106.3)
24
(91.0)
13
(46.9)
23
(80.8)
20
(69.4)
11
(37.9)
8
(26.1)
8
(26.0)
11
(34.9)
11
(34.6)
13
(39.2)
12
(35.9)
16
(47.7)
11
(33.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)939.01089.8916.1967.01022.0824.5602.6598.3538.2500.6524.4469.1542.6449.7

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City-data.com crime index in Salisbury, MD

Crime rate in Salisbury detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 112 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: Haitian (8.9%), American (6.4%), English (6.0%), German (5.7%), Irish (4.6%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,965 people per square mile   (average).

Salisbury, Maryland map

4,672 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).

This city:

14.3%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,117 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,060 (1.4%)

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)

Latitude: 38.37 N, Longitude: 75.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,546 (+56.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,282 (60.9%)

Area codes: 410, 443

Distribution of median household income in Salisbury, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Salisbury, MD in 2017
Salisbury satellite photo by USGS

Salisbury tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 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
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $183,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Salisbury, MD residents
Average permit cost in Salisbury, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Salisbury, MD
Historical housing units in Salisbury, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +3,002 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in Salisbury, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Salisbury, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Salisbury, Maryland

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Salisbury, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 Salisbury 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 the city 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 Salisbury 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, 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

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)

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)

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)

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 (Full-time enrollment: 2,256; Location: 32000 Campus Drive; Public; Website: www.worwic.edu)
  • Delmarva Beauty Academy (Full-time 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: 569, Location: 807 PARKER RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • THE SALISBURY SCHOOL (Students: 334, Location: 6279 HOBBS RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 112, Location: 30505 DAGSBORO RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • SALISBURY BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 48, Location: 6413 HOBBS RD, Grades: KG-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Salisbury:

Private elementary/middle schools in Salisbury:

  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 205, Location: 500 CAMDEN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • WICOMICO DAY SCHOOL (Students: 173, Location: 1315 OLD OCEAN CITY RD, Grades: PK-7)
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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.

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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)
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 intellectually disabled
  • 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
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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Salisbury:

Marital status in Salisbury, MD
  • Never married: 52.0%
  • Now married: 25.5%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Salisbury:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Salisbury
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salisbury, MD (based on Wicomico County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,16868
Mainline Protestant13,83464
Catholic4,6562
Other1,74910
Black Protestant9565
None61,370-
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: 15
Wicomico County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Wicomico County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wicomico County:

16.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Salisbury:

20.2%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.0%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Salisbury:

80.5%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Salisbury, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 95$475,290$60,0370$0
Firefighters 67$294,152$52,6846$5,330
Sewerage 41$139,279$40,7650$0
Streets and Highways 36$131,653$43,8840$0
Police - Other 25$80,241$38,5162$5,979
Water Supply 23$82,805$43,2030$0
Parks and Recreation 20$62,748$37,6496$3,014
Other and Unallocable 19$64,093$40,4807$4,418
Financial Administration 19$70,485$44,5170$0
Other Government Administration 16$70,098$52,5746$6,417
Solid Waste Management 14$40,012$34,2960$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 13$48,243$44,5320$0
Fire - Other 2$5,022$30,1320$0
Totals for Government 390$1,564,121$48,12727$25,158

Salisbury government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,490,000 ($350.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,213,000 ($311.31)
    Sewerage: $9,184,000 ($279.94)
    Water Utilities: $6,258,000 ($190.75)
    Regular Highways: $4,742,000 ($144.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,488,000 ($106.32)
    General - Other: $2,075,000 ($63.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,356,000 ($41.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,114,000 ($33.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,043,000 ($31.79)
    Financial Administration: $948,000 ($28.90)
    Parking Facilities: $708,000 ($21.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000 ($11.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $285,000 ($8.69)
    Health - Other: $200,000 ($6.10)
    General Public Buildings: $182,000 ($5.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,848,000 ($86.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,160,000 ($35.36)
    Police Protection: $349,000 ($10.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($1.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $33,000 ($1.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($0.91)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($0.88)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($0.27)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,807,000 ($573.26)

Salisbury government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,723,000 ($296.37)
    Other: $4,012,000 ($122.29)
    Parking Facilities: $732,000 ($22.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $675,000 ($20.57)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($2.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($1.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $950,000 ($28.96)
    Other: $547,000 ($16.67)
    Water Utilities: $469,000 ($14.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $345,000 ($10.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $882,000 ($26.88)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($0.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,439,000 ($165.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,394,000 ($42.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $292,000 ($8.90)
    Interest Earnings: $93,000 ($2.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,898,000 ($118.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $9,555,000 ($291.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $515,000 ($15.70)
    Other: $508,000 ($15.48)
  • Tax - Property: $22,278,000 ($679.06)
    Individual Income: $1,883,000 ($57.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $582,000 ($17.74)
    Other License: $428,000 ($13.05)
    Public Utility License: $419,000 ($12.77)
    Amusements Sales: $346,000 ($10.55)
    Amusements License: $5,000 ($0.15)

Salisbury government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,536,000 ($2637.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,207,000 ($2170.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,339,000 ($650.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,010,000 ($183.19)

Salisbury government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,678,000 ($416.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,930,000 ($1095.19)

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Maryland average:

6.88%

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 Worcester County, MD  0.83% ($26,650 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.78% ($29,498)
from Somerset County, MD  0.64% ($33,435)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Maryland average:

7.35%

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 Worcester County, MD  0.84% ($59,146 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.79% ($48,416)
to Somerset County, MD  0.50% ($31,346)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Salisbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 709ft / 216mTotal length
  • $5,811,000Total costs
  • 1,321,717Total average daily traffic
  • 90,752Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,014,265Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic
New bridges in Salisbury, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 172000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Salisbury, MD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Salisbury)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 220 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Salisbury, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 108 (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: 195 (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: 43 (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 in Salisbury, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Salisbury, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 263. The highest number of fire incidents - 358 took place in 2007, and the least - 204 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Salisbury, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.3%), and Structure Fires (38.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Salisbury, MD
    • 1,88942.3%Outside Fires
    • 1,70338.1%Structure Fires
    • 55212.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3257.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salisbury, MD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Salisbury, Maryland:

  • Quality Inn, 2701 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, Maryland 21801 , Phone: (410) 543-4666, Fax: (410) 749-2639
  • Motel 6, 2615 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, Maryland 21801 , Phone: (410) 749-5131
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 300 S Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, Maryland 21801 , Phone: (410) 546-4400, Fax: (410) 546-2528
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2625 N Salisbury Blvd, Salisbury, Maryland 21801 , Phone: (410) 742-7194, Fax: (410) 742-5194
  • Sleep Inn, 406 Punkin Ct, Salisbury, Maryland 21804 , Phone: (410) 572-5516
  • Country Inn & Suites, 1804 Sweet Bay Dr, Salisbury, Maryland 21804 , Phone: (410) 742-2688, Fax: (410) 742-2088
  • Courtyard By Marriott, 128 Troopers Way, Salisbury, Maryland 21804 , Phone: (410) 742-4405, Fax: (410) 742-0101
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 140 Ctr Rd, Salisbury, Maryland 21801 , Phone: (410) 543-0033, Fax: (410) 543-0055
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Salisbury, Maryland
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Salisbury, MD
  • 43.8%Utility gas
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 13.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Salisbury, MD
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 27.7%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Salisbury compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Salisbury on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
There are 78 pilots and 124 other airmen in this city.
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