Salisbury, MD-DE

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
411,137
1.66% 1-year growth
2020 Median Age
46
1.1% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.8%
2.15% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$62,799
3.89% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$243,900
3.88% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
184,103
1.54% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Salisbury, MD-DE had a population of 411k people with a median age of 46 and a median household income of $62,799. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Salisbury, MD-DE grew from 404,417 to 411,137, a 1.66% increase and its median household income grew from $60,446 to $62,799, a 3.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salisbury, MD-DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), White (Hispanic) (4.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%).

None of the households in Salisbury, MD-DE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96% of the residents in Salisbury, MD-DE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Salisbury, MD-DE are Salisbury University (2,326 degrees awarded in 2020), University of Maryland Eastern Shore (665 degrees), and Wor-Wic Community College (512 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Salisbury, MD-DE was $243,900, and the homeownership rate was 74.3%. Most people in Salisbury, MD-DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Salisbury, MD-DE was 2 cars per household.

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Diversity

Salisbury, MD-DE is home to a population of 411k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.87% of Salisbury, MD-DE residents were born outside of the country (28.2k people).

In 2020, there were 4.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (291k people) in Salisbury, MD-DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 69.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 19.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Salisbury, MD-DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    291k ± 1.2k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    69.4k ± 1.08k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    19.5k ± 1.37k
7.2%
Hispanic Population
29.6k people

In 2020, there were 4.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (291k people) in Salisbury, MD-DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 69.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 19.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.2% of the people in Salisbury, MD-DE are hispanic (29.6k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.87%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
28.2k people
7.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
28.7k people

As of 2020, 6.87% of Salisbury, MD-DE residents (28.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Salisbury, MD-DE was 7.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

47
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Salisbury, MD-DE was 46. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Salisbury, MD-DE are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Salisbury, MD-DE residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    107,749 ± 8,753 people
  2. India
    71,393 ± 8,545 people
  3. China
    49,793 ± 7,030 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland and Delaware was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,749 Maryland and Delaware residents, followed by India with 71,393 and China with 49,793.

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Citizenship

96%
2020 Citizenship
95.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96% of Salisbury, MD-DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Salisbury, MD-DE was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12,917 ± 785
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,370 ± 470
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,021 ± 345

Salisbury, MD-DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland and Delaware, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Economy

Median household income in Salisbury, MD-DE is $62,799. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Salisbury, MD-DE was Howard County, MD with a value of $124,042, followed by Calvert County, MD and Montgomery County, MD, with respective values of $112,696 and $111,812.

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.25 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,182. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Delaware have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,413. The income inequality in Delaware is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Salisbury, MD-DE employs 184k people. The largest industries in Salisbury, MD-DE are Health Care & Social Assistance (27,841 people), Retail Trade (22,793 people), and Educational Services (18,927 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($59,063), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,554), and Information ($52,500).

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,799
2020 value
± $1,135
3.89%
1 Year Growth
± 2.49%

Households in Salisbury, MD-DE have a median annual income of $62,799, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,446 in 2019, which represents a 3.89% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Maryland and Delaware.
$84,190
Average Male Salary in Maryland
± $1,749
$67,182
Average Female Salary in Maryland
± $1,324
$71,362
Average Male Salary in Delaware
± $4,062
$56,413
Average Female Salary in Delaware
± $3,015

In 2020, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.25 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Delaware made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maryland and Delaware by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Delaware
  1. Asian
    $83,159 ± $15,328
  2. White
    $58,316 ± $2,856
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $55,052 ± $74,192
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maryland
  1. Asian
    $76,835 ± $4,304
  2. White
    $74,484 ± $1,528
  3. American Indian
    $63,630 ± $21,128

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Delaware workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.43 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Delaware.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maryland.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Salisbury, MD-DE is from Maryland and Delaware.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.462
2020 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2020, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.855% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Delaware was 0.462 and income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Delaware was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Delaware in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maryland and Delaware across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Salisbury, MD-DE was Howard County, MD with a value of $124,042, followed by Calvert County, MD and Montgomery County, MD, with respective values of $112,696 and $111,812.

The following map shows all of the counties in Salisbury, MD-DE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Salisbury, MD-DE (50.9k out of 397k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    31,333 ± 1,483
  2. Black
    13,196 ± 976
  3. Hispanic
    7,209 ± 782

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Salisbury, MD-DE is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

184k
2020 Value
± 3,401
1.54%
1 Year growth
± 2.45%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Salisbury, MD-DE grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 181k employees to 184k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Salisbury, MD-DE, are Sales & Related Occupations (21,404 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (20,669 people), and Management Occupations (18,701 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Salisbury, MD-DE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Salisbury, MD-DE, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (21,404 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (20,669 people), and Management Occupations (18,701 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Salisbury, MD-DE has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.59 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.44 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.27 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Salisbury, MD-DE, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,795), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($68,856), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($64,779).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

184k
2020 Value
± 3,401
1.54%
1 Year growth
± 2.45%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Salisbury, MD-DE grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 181k employees to 184k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Salisbury, MD-DE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (27,841 people), Retail Trade (22,793 people), and Educational Services (18,927 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Salisbury, MD-DE, though some of these residents may live in Salisbury, MD-DE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Salisbury, MD-DE, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (27,841 people), Retail Trade (22,793 people), and Educational Services (18,927 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Salisbury, MD-DE has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.75 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.28 times), and Construction (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Salisbury, MD-DE, by median earnings, are Utilities ($59,063), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,554), and Information ($52,500).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland and Delaware to other states, or from other states to Maryland and Delaware.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $31.6B
  2. $29.2B
  3. $27.5B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland and Delaware product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $31.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.2B) and Pharmaceuticals ($27.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland and Delaware products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Maryland and Delaware.
$65.7B
2020 Value in Delaware
$143B
Projected 2050 Value in Delaware
117% growth
$217B
2020 Value in Maryland
$445B
Projected 2050 Value in Maryland
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Delaware trade was $65.7B. This is expected to increase 117% to $143B by 2050.

Comparatively, total outbound Maryland trade was $217B. This is expected to increase 105% to $445B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland and Delaware to other states, or from other states to Maryland and Delaware.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $27.5B
  2. $22.4B
  3. $13.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland and Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $27.5B, followed by Virginia with $22.4B and New York and $13.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland and Delaware shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware and Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 64.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (33.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 89.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

Ben Cardin, Chris Van Hollen, Tom Carper, and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland and Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland and Delaware is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Delaware
64.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland and Delaware
  1. 89.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 87.3% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.6% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland and Delaware was Prince George's County, MD with 89.3% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maryland and Delaware colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Maryland and Delaware

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Ted Kaufman, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Joe Biden, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Ben Cardin, Chris Van Hollen, Tom Carper, and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Maryland and Delaware.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland and Delaware over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland and Delaware

Maryland and Delaware is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland and Delaware have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Salisbury, MD-DE awarded 3,611 degrees. The student population of Salisbury, MD-DE is skewed towards women, with 5,425 male students and 8,220 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Salisbury, MD-DE are White (2,156 and 61.2%), followed by Black or African American (917 and 26%), Two or More Races (142 and 4.03%), and Hispanic or Latino (138 and 3.92%).

The largest universities in Salisbury, MD-DE by number of degrees awarded are Salisbury University (2,326 and 64.4%), University of Maryland Eastern Shore (665 and 18.4%), and Wor-Wic Community College (512 and 14.2%).

The most popular majors in Salisbury, MD-DE are Social Work (313 and 8.67%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (206 and 5.7%), and Registered Nursing (179 and 4.96%).

The median tuition cost in Salisbury, MD-DE for a public four year colleges is $6,341 for in-state students and $16,579 for out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 169 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 148 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 177 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Salisbury, MD-DE was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 169 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Salisbury, MD-DE according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,326 degrees awarded
  2. 665 degrees awarded
  3. 512 degrees awarded
$6,341
Median In-State Public

In 2020, the Salisbury, MD-DE institution with the largest number of graduating students was Salisbury University with 2,326 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

1,329
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,282
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 1,329 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Salisbury, MD-DE, which is 0.582 times less than the 2,282 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 institutions in Salisbury, MD-DE by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,156 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    917 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    142 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Salisbury, MD-DE was White students. These 2,156 degrees mean that there were 2.35 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 917 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Salisbury, MD-DE was $243,900 in 2020, which is 1.06 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $234,800 to $243,900, a 3.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Salisbury, MD-DE is 74.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Salisbury, MD-DE have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Salisbury, MD-DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$243,900
2020 Median
± $3,624
$234,800
2019 Median
± $3,128

In 2020, the median property value in Salisbury, MD-DE grew to to $243,900 from the previous year's value of $234,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Salisbury, MD-DE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Salisbury, MD-DE the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$62,799
Median Household Income
± $1,135
164k
Number of Households
± 3,161

In 2020, the median household income of the 164k households in Salisbury, MD-DE grew to $62,799 from the previous year's value of $60,446.

The following chart displays the households in Salisbury, MD-DE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Salisbury, MD-DE distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Salisbury, MD-DE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.3%
2020 Homeownership
73.4%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 74.3% of the housing units in Salisbury, MD-DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Salisbury, MD-DE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Salisbury, MD-DE have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.7% of the workforce in Salisbury, MD-DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Salisbury, MD-DE compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.14%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.72%)

In 2020, 81.3% of workers in Salisbury, MD-DE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.14%) and those who worked at home (6.72%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Salisbury, MD-DE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Salisbury, MD-DE have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

93.7% of the population of Salisbury, MD-DE has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 20.8% on Medicaid, 18.6% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maryland was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Per capita personal health care spending in Delaware was $10,254 in 2014. This is a 5% increase from the previous year ($9,766).

Primary care physicians in Maryland see 1129 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1141 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1259 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 364 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Delaware see 1334 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.17% decrease from the previous year (1392 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2041 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 354 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.9%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,129 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maryland
1,334 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Delaware

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,129 patients per year. This represents a 1.05% decrease from the previous year (1,141 patients).

Primary care physicians in Delaware see an average of 1,334 patients per year. This represents a 4.17% decrease from the previous year (1,392 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maryland and Delaware in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Maryland and Delaware.
$8,602
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maryland
$10,254
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Delaware

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Delaware (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5%, from $9,766 to $10,254.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.27%
Uninsured
39.2%
Employer Coverage
20.8%
Medicaid
18.6%
Medicare
14%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Salisbury, MD-DE declined by 1.96% from 6.39% to 6.27%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Salisbury, MD-DE changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.9% prevalence
  2. 15.9% prevalence
  3. 14.5% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland and Delaware, at 18.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maryland and Delaware by county over multiple years.

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