why live in SALISBURY?
Known as North Carolina’s Cheerwine Capitol, Salisbury is the oldest continually populated colonial town in the western region of North Carolina. Salisbury is touted for its historic preservation, with five local historic districts. Salisbury has quick access to I-85 that will take you to neighboring areas like Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Charlotte. Salisbury is home to North Carolina’s soft drink, Cheerwine, regional supermarket, Food Lion and Rack Room Shoes.
Salisbury has a total population just under 34,000, with a high population density of 1,488 people per square mile. Approximately 39% of the population is married, and the median income for families living within the area is $41,000.