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Salemburg, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Salemburg had a population of 430 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Salemburg is located at latitude 35.0152 and longitude -78.5028 in Sampson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Salemburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sampson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Town of Salemburg (GNIS ID: 2407276) 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 Town of Salemburg is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Sampson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salemburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Salemburg: Salem.

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Salemburg, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 430
Daytime Population: Workers 339
Daytime Population: Residents 251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 590
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 427
Population in Familes 353
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 441
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $30,577
Average Household Income $41,825
Per Capita Income $17,114


Total Housing Units 240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $115,341
Average Home Value $122,662


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 136
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 -0.16% -0.14%
Households -0.27% -0.2%
Families 1.86% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   1.01%

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, 2017 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 # 585 21st
Population Density # 480 35th
Diversity Index # 192 74th
Median Household Income # 629 15th
Per Capita Income # 656 11th

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