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: Faith, NC, Southmont, NC, China Grove, NC, East Spencer, NC, Granite Quarry, NC, Gold Hill, NC, Linwood, NC, Spencer, NC, Rockwell, NC, Cooleemee, NC, Woodleaf, 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, 28144, 28146, 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: Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards
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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