Salemburg, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Salemburg, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Salemburg had a population of 427 as of July 1, 2018. Salemburg ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Salemburg: Salem.

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Salemburg, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 427
Population in Households 423
Population in Familes 352
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 438
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $30,466
Average Household Income $40,786
Per Capita Income $16,645


Total Housing Units 242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $116,837
Average Home Value $128,621


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.22% -0.33%
Households -0.35% -0.4%
Families 1.45% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

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, 2018 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 # 589 20th
Population Density # 486 34th
Diversity Index # 188 75th
Median Household Income # 650 12th
Per Capita Income # 674 9th

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