Salisbury Information

Salisbury Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Salisbury, NC

General Salisbury Information

State: North Carolina

County: Rowan County

Close cities: East Spencer, NC, Linwood, NC, Woodleaf, NC, Rockwell, NC, Cooleemee, NC, Faith, NC, China Grove, NC, Granite Quarry, NC, Spencer, NC, Gold Hill, NC, Southmont, NC

Salisbury Population (census data)
Total 28,736 (+7.7% since 2000)
Male 13,626 (47.4%)
Female 15,110 (52.6%)

Population Density: 1,616 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.8 (US Avg is 100)

Salisbury Elevation: 746 feet above sea level

Land Area: 17.8 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,985

Zip Codes: 28147, 28146, 28144, and 28145.

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Salisbury Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (55.4%)
  • Black (37.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (12.8%)
  • German (9.6%)
  • English (7.4%)
  • Irish (3.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.8%)
Foriegn Born: 1,320 people (4.6%)
  • Latin America (74.4%)
  • Asia (25.6%)

Local Salisbury Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Wake Forest University, Davidson College

Salisbury School Information

High Schools
East Rowan High (175 Street Luke's Church Road, Salisbury, NC, 28146 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Henderson Independent High (1215 N Main Street, Salisbury, NC, 28144 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Salisbury High (500 Lincolnton Road, Salisbury, NC, 28144 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Middle Schools
Charles C Erwin Middle (170 Street Luke's Church Road, Salisbury, NC, 28146 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Knox Middle (1625 Park Road W, Salisbury, NC, 28144 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Southeast Middle (1570 Peeler Road, Salisbury, NC, 28146 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
West Rowan Middle (5925 Statesville Boulevard, Salisbury, NC, 28147 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Carroll T Overton Elementary (1825 Park Road W, Salisbury, NC, 28144 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
E Hanford Dole Elementary (465 Choate Road, Salisbury, NC, 28146 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Elementary (685 East Ritchie Road, Salisbury, NC, 28146 - Rowan-Salisbury District)
H D Isenberg Elementary (2800 Jake Alexander Boulevard N, Salisbury, NC, 28147 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Hurley Elementary (625 Hurley School Road, Salisbury, NC, 28147 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Knollwood Elementary (3075 Shue Road, Salisbury, NC, 28147 - Rowan-Salisbury Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Rowan Academy (1010 Airport Road, Salisbury, NC, 28147 - Rowan Academy District)

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