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Salisbury, NC

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Salisbury is a charming city nestled in Rowan County, North Carolina, not far from Interstates 85, 40, and 77. With much pride in its history and arts community, the city puts great effort into historical preservation and art development. For locals, the area is a cultural and educational hub, with many diverse offerings that appeal to students, history buffs, and aspiring artists alike. Author Christian Reid, teacher and poet Josephine D. Heard, and politician and physician Daniel Newnan have all called Salisbury home.

Salisbury Apartments


$1800 Four bedroom in Concord-Walkers Glen
Beds: 4
Baths: 3


Beautiful brick home
Beds: 3
Baths: 2.5


Fairview Village
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Concord Historic District. Lg. 2 bedroom townhome
Beds: 2
Baths: 1.5


Beds: 4
Baths: 2.5


Beautiful Townhome
Beds: 2
Baths: 1

Key City Stats

The average age of Salisbury, NC is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.44%
  • 8.11%
  • 6.21%
  • Female
  • 7.33%
  • 5.82%
  • 6.22%
is average rent in Salisbury, NC
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 5.85%
  • 12.35%
  • 8.16%
of units are available for rent in Salisbury
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 755
  • 46
  • 802
Getting Around in Salisbury, NC

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The average commuter time in Salisbury is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 3.07%
  • 7.37%
  • 1.05%

Salisbury as an Artis

For the aspiring artist in the area, Salisbury has a particularly rich cultural arts community and its locals provide overwhelming support for continuous development. The city has always valued art and culture and works hard to preserve both. With support and encouragement from the community, many amateur artists from a number of different arts have emerged from Salisbury. The Salisbury Sculpture Show is just one of many popular arts programs in which you can spectate or participate. Other cultural highlights within the area include the Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury Symphony Orchestra, Rail Walk Arts District, Piedmont Players Theatre, and Norvell Children's Theater.

A Diverse Educational

Whether for yourself or your children, Salisbury has many fine educational opportunities to advance your mind and life. The city falls under the Rowan-Salisbury School System, which includes 20 elementary schools, seven middle schools, and eight high schools. Of these, Salisbury is home to six elementary schools, two middles schools, and three high schools. If you prefer private education, Salisbury offers that as well. There are eight private schooling organizations in Salisbury catering to the majority of school grades. If higher education is what you crave, you will find Livingstone College, Catawba College, and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.