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Salisbury is a city in Rowan County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after a town in England.
The latitude of Salisbury is 35.670N. The longitude is -80.474W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,548.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salisbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rowan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charlotte area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28144 ZIP code.
12% of Salisbury residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Salisbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Salisbury was $18,864, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Salisbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Salisbury include Salisbury Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Salisbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $403. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Libraries in Salisbury include Rowan Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Salisbury include Salisbury Post
Rowan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Salisbury political report.
The average commute time for Salisbury workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Salisbury between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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