Living in Selma, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Selma SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
6

Selma, NC Crime Report

283
Total Crimes
4,176.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
62.61%
Above National Average

Selma, NC Cost Of Living

85
Selma's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Selma, North Carolina Info Snack

Selma is a town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States. In 2010, the population was 6,073. Selma is part of the Raleigh-Durham-Cary Combined Statistical Area, and the Raleigh-Cary Metropolitan Statistical Area. The area has a population over 1.7 million residents, though the town of Selma is able to maintain its rural character. The Everitt P. Stevens House, located in Selma, was the site of the last Grand Review of the Confederate Army held on April 6, 1865, after its defeat at the Battle of Bentonville.
Population
6,577
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
39.3%
Median Home
$89,500
Median Income
$28,440
Median Rent
$829

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Rankings for Selma in North Carolina

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Map Of Selma, NC

Population over time in Selma

Year Population % Change
2017 6,577 3.2%
2016 6,375 0.8%
2015 6,325 1.7%
2014 6,220 0.8%
2013 6,172 0.4%
2012 6,150 0.4%
2011 6,125 0.2%
2010 6,111 0.6%
2009 6,072 -
Crime/100k Selma NC USA
Violent Crime 649.4 377.6 368.9
Murder 29.5 6.0 5.0
Robbery 103.3 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 516.5 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 3527.2 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 1254.4 599.9 376.0
Larceny 1977.6 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 295.2 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Selma

White
23.9% (1,569)
African American
48.1% (3,166)
American Indian
0.2% (14)
Asian
0.3% (20)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.1% (7)
Hispanic
27.4% (1,801)
Race Selma NC USA
White 23.9% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 48.1% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.1% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 27.4% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Selma, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
17.1% (112,560)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.3% (67,655)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.3% (126,630)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.4% (88,312)
$35,000 to $49,999
22.5% (147,885)
$50,000 to $74,999
7.3% (48,197)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.0% (39,515)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.9% (18,859)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (8,082)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Selma NC USA
Less than $10,000 17.1% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.3% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.3% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.4% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 22.5% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 7.3% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.0% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.9% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Selma

Female
54.8% (3,605)
Male
45.2% (2,972)
Gender Selma NC USA
Female 54.8% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 45.2% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Selma for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
14.0% (920)
9-12th Grade
17.0% (1,118)
High School / GED
25.0% (1,644)
Some College
25.0% (1,644)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (460)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (526)
Master's Degree
3.0% (197)
Professional Degree
1.0% (65)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Selma NC USA
< 9th Grade 14.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 17.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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