Salisbury metropolitan area

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The Salisbury, MD-DE Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau is a metropolitan area centered on the city of Salisbury, Maryland and consists of four counties: Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester in Maryland and Sussex in Delaware.[1] The MSA had a total population of 373,802 as of the 2010 census and an estimated population of 405,803 for 2017.[2]

Counties[edit]

Communities[edit]

Salisbury

Places with more than 20,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 5,000 to 20,000 inhabitants[edit]

Ocean City
Seaford

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants[edit]

Berlin
Crisfield
Rehoboth Beach

Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with less than 500 inhabitants[edit]

History[edit]

Prior to the 2010 Census, the Salisbury metropolitan area consisted only of Wicomico and Somerset counties in Maryland. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 109,391 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 120,181).[3] Worcester County, Maryland was considered a part of the Ocean Pines Micropolitan Statistical Area and Sussex County, Delaware was considered a part of the Seaford Micropolitan Statistical Area.[4]

The Salisbury–Ocean Pines Combined Statistical Area consisted of the Salisbury metropolitan area and the Ocean Pines micropolitan area. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 155,934 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 169,303).[5]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 109,931 people, 40,579 households, and 27,223 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 68.92% White, 27.32% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.46% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.99% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $34,469, and the median income for a family was $42,386. Males had a median income of $29,989 versus $23,292 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,568.

Transportation[edit]

Major highways[edit]

Airports[edit]

Mass transit[edit]

  • Shore Transit - Serves Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties with local routes in Salisbury and commuter routes between cities and towns in the three counties.
  • DART First State - Serves Sussex County, Delaware with six year-round routes along with seasonal routes in the beach communities and inter-county service to other parts of Delaware.
  • Ocean City Transportation - Bus service in Ocean City with connections to Shore Transit and DART First State.

Colleges and universities[edit]

Media[edit]

Radio[edit]

Television[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OMB BULLETIN NO. 13-01" (PDF). Office of Management and Budget. February 28, 2013. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 - United States -- Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". Census American Factfinder. United States Census Burau. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Archived from the original (CSV) on June 15, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-29.
  4. ^ "METROPOLITAN AND MICROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS AND COMPONENTS, December 2009, WITH CODES". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
  5. ^ "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-02)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Archived from the original (CSV) on April 20, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-29.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.