For population 25 years and over in Salisbury:
For population 15 years and over in Salisbury borough:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,273 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (67.2 miles , pop. 334,563).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (209.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Meyersdale borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Grantsville, MD (2.3 miles ), Finzel, MD (2.8 miles ), Garrett borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Callimont, PA (3.1 miles) , Zihlman, MD (3.3 miles ), Frostburg, MD (3.3 miles ), Midlothian, MD (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 39.75 N, Longitude: 79.08 W
Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+22.3%).
Work and jobs in Salisbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Salisbury, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Salisbury-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Salisbury borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Somerset County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph H. Stotler - Horse trainer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Salisbury:
Amtrak station near Salisbury:
Operable nuclear power plant near Salisbury:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salisbury:
Public high schools in Salisbury:
See full list of schools located in Salisbury, School District: SALISBURY-ELK LICK SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
17 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Salisbury compared to Pennsylvania state average:
Banks with branches in Salisbury (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Salisbury borough (based on Somerset County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
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Salisbury government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Salisbury government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
3.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,319 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,568 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $2,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,597
Total average daily truck traffic: 47
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,895
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Salisbury)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Salisbury, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Businesses in Salisbury, PA