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Salisbury, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Salisbury had a population of 1,535 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Salisbury is located at latitude 39.4233 and longitude -92.8025 in Chariton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salisbury (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chariton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The City of Salisbury (GNIS ID: 2396529) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Salisbury is located within Township of Salisbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chariton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salisbury population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Salisbury, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,535
Population in Households 1,442
Population in Familes 1,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 1,155
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $38,798
Average Household Income $50,998
Per Capita Income $21,614


Total Housing Units 811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 461 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $89,921
Average Home Value $112,907


Total Households 660
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 407
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 -0.64% -0.77%
Households -0.68% -0.8%
Families -0.69% -0.9%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Salisbury, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salisbury to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 302 71st
Population Density # 280 73rd
Diversity Index # 567 45th
Median Household Income # 721 30th
Per Capita Income # 646 38th

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