Salisbury, Connecticut

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Salisbury strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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Comparative Profile of Salisbury, Connecticut

Comparing Salisbury to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 7 10
Racial Diversity 7 5
Male Share of the Population 4 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


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to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 2 1


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to State
College Educated Adults 10 9


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10

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Salisbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NW of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles N of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06068
P.O. Box Zip Codes 06079
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.983
Longitude -73.421

Salisbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
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Salisbury Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,977 100%
Male 1,875 47.1%
Female 2,102 52.9%
Under 18 892 22.4%
18+ 3,085 77.6%
65+ 859 21.6%
Median Age 47.2
Average Family Size 2.81
White 3,808 95.8%
African-American 66 1.7%
Asian 38 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.3%
Other 18 0.5%
Mixed Race 34 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 1.5%

Estimated Salisbury Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,083
Growth 106
Growth % 2.7%

Salisbury Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 18.9%
English 15.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
Italian 10.2%
German 8.3%
US/American 5.8%
French (except Basque) 4.3%
Russian 3.5%
Polish 3%
Scottish 2.7%
European 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Hungarian 1.3%
Norwegian 1.2%
French Canadian 1.1%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
British 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Finnish 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Eastern European 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Salisbury, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Taconic (06079)
Twin Lakes (06079)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Salisbury Public Libraries

Scoville Memorial Library
Salisbury, Connecticut
(860) 435-2838
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