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, 2017)


Total Population 2,932
Daytime Population: Workers 1,252
Daytime Population: Residents 1,613
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,865
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 2,804
Population in Familes 2,334
Population in Group Qrtrs 128
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $44,648
Average Household Income $56,187
Per Capita Income $23,412


Total Housing Units 1,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 928 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $101,027
Average Home Value $131,196


Total Households 1,181
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 802
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.56% -0.64%
Households -0.56% -0.65%
Families -0.72% -0.73%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Salisbury, MO 65281 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 65281 to the other 1,012 ZIP Codes in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 389 62nd
Population Density # 733 27th
Diversity Index # 685 32nd
Median Household Income # 471 54th
Per Capita Income # 474 53rd

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