The Salisbury Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties on Maryland's Eastern Shore, anchored by the city of Salisbury. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census The Eastern Shore of Maryland is composed of the state's nine counties east of the Chesapeake Bay. Salisbury (ˈsælzbəri or /sɔːɫzbəɹi/ is the County seat of Wicomico County Maryland. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 109,391 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 119,616). 
The Salisbury–Ocean Pines Combined Statistical Area is made up of three counties located along Maryland's Eastern Shore. Ocean Pines is a Census-designated place (CDP in Worcester County, Maryland, United States. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. Table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas|Table of United States Core Based Statistical AreasIn the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB has produced Table of United States Micropolitan Statistical Areas|Table of United States Core Based Statistical Areas United States Micropolitan Statistical Areas (µSA where the initial Greek letter As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 155,934 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 168,990). 
As of the census of 2000, there were 109,931 people, 40,579 households, and 27,223 families residing within the MSA. Worcester County (pronounced as "Wis-ter" "Wuss-ster" or "Wuhr-shter" is the easternmost County located in the U A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The racial makeup of the MSA was 68. 92% White, 27. 32% African American, 0. 25% Native American, 1. 46% Asian, 0. 02% Pacific Islander, 0. 73% from other races, and 1. 30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1. 99% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $34,469, and the median income for a family was $42,386. Males had a median income of $29,989 versus $23,292 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $17,568. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country