Salisbury, NC Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 26,462. Estimated population in July 2020: 27,563 (+4.2% change)
Males: 12,548 (47.4%), Females: 13,914 (52.6%)

Rowan County

Zip codes: 28144, 28146, 28147.

Median resident age: 37.1 years
Median household income: $32,923
Median house value: $93,800

Races in Salisbury:

  • 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%)

Ancestries: United States (12.8%), German (9.6%), English (7.4%), Irish (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Subsaharan African (1.8%).

Elevation: 746 feet

Land area: 17.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Salisbury

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salisbury city

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

5.0% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,996 (+8.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Salisbury:

  • ROWAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (612 MOCKSVILLE AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Salisbury:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salisbury:

  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 37 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 45 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 48 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Abbreviation: GSO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Salisbury:

Amtrak station:
SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Salisbury:

  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,499; Location: BOX 1595; Public; Website: www.rccc.cc.nc.us)
  • CATAWBA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,309; Location: 2300 W INNES ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • LIVINGSTONE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 979; Location: 701 W MONROE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.livingstone.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CAROLINA BEAUTY COLLEGE 15 (Full-time enrollment: 62; Location: 1902 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Salisbury:

  • FORSYTH TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,271)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 31 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,508)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 43 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)

Schools

Public high schools in Salisbury:

  • EAST ROWAN HIGH (Students: 1,394; Location: 175 ST LUKE’S CHURCH RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SALISBURY HIGH (Students: 920; Location: 500 LINCOLNTON RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HENDERSON INDEPENDENT HIGH (Students: 178; Location: 1215 N MAIN STREET; Grades: 08 – 12)
Private high schools in Salisbury:

  • NORTH HILLS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 2970 WEST INNES ST; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SALISBURY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: PO BOX 1666; Grades: 2 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Salisbury:

  • CHARLES C ERWIN MIDDLE (Students: 906; Location: 170 ST LUKE’S CHURCH RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST ROWAN MIDDLE (Students: 830; Location: 5925 STATESVILLE BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KNOLLWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 791; Location: 3075 SHUE RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SOUTHEAST MIDDLE (Students: 731; Location: 1570 PEELER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KNOX MIDDLE (Students: 637; Location: 1625 PARK RD W; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HURLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 622; Location: 625 HURLEY SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • E HANFORD DOLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 569; Location: 465 CHOATE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CARROLL T OVERTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 443; Location: 1825 PARK RD W; Grades: PK – 05)
  • H D ISENBERG ELEMENTARY (Students: 397; Location: 2800 JAKE ALEXANDER BLVD N; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ROWAN ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 1010 AIRPORT ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Salisbury:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 123 NORTH ELLIS STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHNS KINDERGARTEN (Students: 43; Location: 200 W INNES STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • SALISBURY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 305 RUDOLPH RD; Grades: KG – 9)

Libraries

Library in Salisbury:

  • ROWAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,229,462; Location: 201 W. FISHER ST; 189,779 books; 5,596 audio materials; 7,017 video materials; 420 serial subscriptions)

 

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