Salisbury, MD-DE

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
415,726
1.4% 1-year growth
2019 Median Age
46.9
1.3% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
12.6%
1.3% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$61,283
3.49% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$244,400
5.44% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
184,225
1.26% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Salisbury, MD-DE had a population of 416k people with a median age of 46.9 and a median household income of $61,283. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Salisbury, MD-DE grew from 409,979 to 415,726, a 1.4% increase and its median household income grew from $59,214 to $61,283, a 3.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Salisbury, MD-DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.6%), White (Hispanic) (4.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.09%). 0% of the households in Salisbury, MD-DE speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

95.5% of the residents in Salisbury, MD-DE are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Salisbury, MD-DE are Salisbury University (2,217 degrees awarded in 2019), University of Maryland Eastern Shore (676 degrees), and Wor-Wic Community College (460 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Salisbury, MD-DE was $244,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.8%. Most people in Salisbury, MD-DE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 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 416k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 17.1% of Salisbury, MD-DE residents were born outside of the country (71k people).

In 2019, there were 4.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (293k people) in Salisbury, MD-DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73.1k 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)
    293k ± 1.74k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    73.1k ± 2.74k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    19.5k ± 3.42k
7.42%
Hispanic Population
30.8k people

In 2019, there were 4.01 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (293k people) in Salisbury, MD-DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 19.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.42% of the people in Salisbury, MD-DE are hispanic (30.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Salisbury, MD-DE as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
71k people
6.84%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
28k people

As of 2019, 17.1% of Salisbury, MD-DE residents (71k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Salisbury, MD-DE was 6.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

48
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Salisbury, MD-DE was 46.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Salisbury, MD-DE are getting getting older. In 2018, 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
    120,172 ± 8,948 people
  2. India
    79,107 ± 8,986 people
  3. Mexico
    52,957 ± 7,877 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland and Delaware was El Salvador, the natal country of 120,172 Maryland and Delaware residents, followed by India with 79,107 and Mexico with 52,957.

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Citizenship

95.5%
2019 Citizenship
95.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 95.5% of Salisbury, MD-DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Salisbury, MD-DE was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,245 ± 1,398
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,426 ± 935
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,975 ± 783

Salisbury, MD-DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

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 $61,283. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Salisbury, MD-DE was Howard County, MD with a value of $121,618, followed by Calvert County, MD and Montgomery County, MD, with respective values of $112,380 and $110,389.

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,109. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

Comparatively, males in Delaware have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,744. The income inequality in Delaware is 0.459, 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 (31,251 people), Retail Trade (21,617 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (19,811 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($71,315), Utilities ($60,274), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,096).

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,283
2019 value
± $2,539
3.49%
1 Year Growth
± 6.29%

Households in Salisbury, MD-DE have a median annual income of $61,283, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,214 in 2018, which represents a 3.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Maryland and Delaware.
$82,507
Average Male Salary in Maryland
± $1,722
$67,109
Average Female Salary in Maryland
± $1,315
$72,412
Average Male Salary in Delaware
± $3,873
$54,744
Average Female Salary in Delaware
± $2,560

In 2019, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.23 times more than female employees.

In that same year, full-time male employees in Delaware made 1.32 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maryland
  1. Asian
    $77,471 ± $4,418
  2. White
    $72,989 ± $1,494
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $68,482 ± $39,305
Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Delaware
  1. Asian
    $75,279 ± $13,517
  2. White
    $58,383 ± $2,696
  3. Black
    $43,886 ± $3,235

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maryland.

In the same year, the highest paid race/ethnicity of Delaware workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Delaware.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Salisbury, MD-DE is from Maryland and Delaware.
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2018 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.478
2018 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2019, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.518% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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 0.459 and income inequality had a 4.04% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Salisbury, MD-DE was Howard County, MD with a value of $121,618, followed by Calvert County, MD and Montgomery County, MD, with respective values of $112,380 and $110,389.

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 Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Salisbury, MD-DE (48.9k out of 390k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. 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
    30,224 ± 1,258
  2. Black
    14,093 ± 978
  3. Hispanic
    7,230 ± 629

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
2019 Value
± 7,206
1.26%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Salisbury, MD-DE grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 182k employees to 184k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Salisbury, MD-DE, are Sales & Related Occupations (19,784 people), Management Occupations (18,898 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,877 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 (19,784 people), Management Occupations (18,898 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,877 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Salisbury, MD-DE has an unusually high number of residents working as Community & Social Service Occupations (1.67 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.66 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.63 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Salisbury, MD-DE, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($100,368), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($87,065), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($71,071).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

184k
2019 Value
± 7,206
1.26%
1 Year growth
± 5.34%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Salisbury, MD-DE grew at a rate of 1.26%, from 182k employees to 184k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Salisbury, MD-DE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (31,251 people), Retail Trade (21,617 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (19,811 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 (31,251 people), Retail Trade (21,617 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (19,811 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Salisbury, MD-DE has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.92 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.48 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Salisbury, MD-DE, by median earnings, are Information ($71,315), Utilities ($60,274), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,096).

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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. $25.9B
  2. $23.2B
  3. $22.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland and Delaware product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $25.9B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($23.2B) and Mixed freight ($22.3B).

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.
$53B
2018 Value in Delaware
$112B
Projected 2045 Value in Delaware
111% growth
$231B
2018 Value in Maryland
$419B
Projected 2045 Value in Maryland
81.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Delaware trade was $53B. This is expected to increase 111% to $112B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Maryland trade was $231B. This is expected to increase 81.8% to $419B by 2045.

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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. $27.8B
  2. $24.6B
  3. $12.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland and Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $27.8B, followed by Virginia with $24.6B and New York and $12.6B.

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 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 59.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (35%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.93%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Delaware
59.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland and Delaware
  1. 88.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 84.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland and Delaware was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton 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 2019, universities in Salisbury, MD-DE awarded 3,433 degrees. The student population of Salisbury, MD-DE is skewed towards women, with 5,898 male students and 8,681 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Salisbury, MD-DE are White (2,131 and 63.5%), followed by Black or African American (779 and 23.2%), Two or More Races (147 and 4.38%), and Hispanic or Latino (124 and 3.69%).

The largest universities in Salisbury, MD-DE by number of degrees awarded are Salisbury University (2,217 and 64.6%), University of Maryland Eastern Shore (676 and 19.7%), and Wor-Wic Community College (460 and 13.4%).

The most popular majors in Salisbury, MD-DE are Social Work (300 and 8.74%), General Business Administration & Management (175 and 5.1%), and Registered Nursing (171 and 4.98%).

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. 156 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 151 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 162 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Salisbury, MD-DE was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 156 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. 2,217 degrees awarded
  2. 676 degrees awarded
  3. 460 degrees awarded
$6,341
Median In-State Public

In 2019, the Salisbury, MD-DE institution with the largest number of graduating students was Salisbury University with 2,217 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,309
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,124
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,309 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Salisbury, MD-DE, which is 0.616 times less than the 2,124 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender 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
    2,131 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    779 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    147 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Salisbury, MD-DE was White students. These 2,131 degrees mean that there were 2.74 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 779 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Salisbury, MD-DE was $244,400 in 2019, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $231,800 to $244,400, a 5.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Salisbury, MD-DE is 73.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Salisbury, MD-DE have an average commute time of 23.2 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

$244,400
2019 Median
± $6,926
$231,800
2018 Median
± $6,467

In 2019, the median property value in Salisbury, MD-DE grew to to $244,400 from the previous year's value of $231,800.

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.
$61,283
Median Household Income
± $2,539
167k
Number of Households
± 6,493

In 2019, the median household income of the 167k households in Salisbury, MD-DE grew to $61,283 from the previous year's value of $59,214.

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
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 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.8%
2019 Homeownership
74%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 73.8% of the housing units in Salisbury, MD-DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Salisbury, MD-DE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Salisbury, MD-DE have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.72% 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 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Carpooled (8.58%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.1%)

In 2019, 81.2% of workers in Salisbury, MD-DE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.58%) and those who worked at home (6.1%).

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

92.9% of the population of Salisbury, MD-DE has health coverage, with 38.2% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.05% 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Maryland and Delaware.
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

7.06%
Uninsured
38.2%
Employer Coverage
21.7%
Medicaid
18.5%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.05%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Salisbury, MD-DE grew by 4.83% from 6.74% to 7.06%.

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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