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Salisbury is a township in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Salisbury. For links to other places called Salisbury, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Salisbury is 39.983N. The longitude is -76.033W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,012.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Salisbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17535 ZIP code.
37% of Salisbury residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $16,268, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Salisbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Salisbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,142.
Lancaster 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 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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