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Salemburg, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Salemburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Salemburg.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sampson County at latitude 35.0154 and longitude -78.5031. Sampson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Salemburg (see map) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Salemburg: Salem.

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Salemburg, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salemburg to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 575 22nd
Population Density1 # 464 37th
Diversity Index2 # 202 73rd
Median Household Income # 533 28th
Per Capita Income # 449 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Salemburg, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 458
Population in Households 455
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 470
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $113,235
Average Home Value $133,766
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,773
Average Household Income $46,302
Per Capita Income $19,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.22% 0.98%
Households 1.33% 1.07%
Families 5.27% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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