Salisbury, MO 65281 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 65281: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salisbury, MO 65281

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bynumville, MO 65281
Forest Green, MO 65281
Prairie Hill, MO 65281

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 133
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,206
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Chariton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.421, Longitude -92.803
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 65281 has segments in 3 Counties (Chariton, Howard, Randolph).

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Salisbury, MO 65281 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,006
Population in Households 2,876
Population in Familes 2,398
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,216
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 829
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 968 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 272 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $96,242
Average Home Value $125,517


Median Household Income $42,598
Average Household Income $53,534
Per Capita Income $22,424
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.38%
Households -0.47% -0.4%
Families -0.59% -0.49%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Salisbury, MO 65281 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 65281 to the other 1,011 ZIP Codes in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 382 62nd
Population Density1 # 755 25th
Diversity Index2 # 747 26th
Median Household Income # 450 56th
Per Capita Income # 437 57th

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