Salisbury, Maryland

Population 30,913

Salisbury is located in Wicomico County, MD. The population is 30,913, making Salisbury the largest city in Wicomico County.

There are 15 public schools in Salisbury with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Salisbury is moderate , and there are 180 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Salisbury is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Salisbury property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Salisbury include Fruitland, Delmar and Parsonsburg.

Salisbury Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 26.8%

Crime Rate

51.99% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 136
  • Violent Crimes: 887
  • Robbery: 175
  • Burglary: 625
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

72.95% Higher than national avg.
  • 180 offenders in Salisbury
  • 58.23 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,496 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 3
  • Registered Polluters: 14
  • Superfunds: 11
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,468


High 5.8%
  • Maryland unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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15 Public Schools view public schools

There are 15 K-12 public schools in Salisbury, MD and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Salisbury's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

180 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Salisbury, MD

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58 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Salisbury, MD issued 58 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 58 permits, 2 were issued for single family homes and 56 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Salisbury, MD issued 603 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 603 permits, 9 were issued for single family homes and 594 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $788
  • 1 Bedroom: $798
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,050
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,418
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,598

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Environmental Hazards

1496 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Salisbury, MD has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Salisbury, MD is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.35 Average
    Salisbury, MD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 35.48°
  • February 38.58°
  • March 46.38°
  • April 56.62°
  • May 64.81°
  • June 73.93°
  • July 79.1°
  • August 76.2°
  • September 69.38°
  • October 58.07°
  • November 48.03°
  • December 40.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Salisbury, MD

Salisbury, MD has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Salisbury, MD has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Salisbury, MD has a low risk of hail storms.
Salisbury, MD has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Salisbury, MD: $37,780


Unemployment in Salisbury is 5.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.58%
White Collar - 52.42%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Larry Hogan
  • Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin
  • Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

City Representatives

  • Andy Harris

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

33 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

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