Salisbury, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Salisbury, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Salisbury had a population of 754 as of July 1, 2015. Salisbury ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Salisbury is located at latitude 39.7534 and longitude -79.0844 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Salisbury (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,142 feet.

The Borough of Salisbury (GNIS ID: 1215596) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salisbury population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Salisbury, PA Boundary Map

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Salisbury, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 754
Population in Households 754
Population in Familes 604
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,961
Diversity Index2 2
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 347
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $114,474
Average Home Value $135,408
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,044
Average Household Income $45,491
Per Capita Income $20,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.11%
Households 0.96% 0.17%
Families 0.96% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Salisbury, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salisbury to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1116 37th
Population Density1 # 702 60th
Diversity Index2 # 1726 2nd
Median Household Income # 1417 20th
Per Capita Income # 1394 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.