Selma, North Carolina

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Population in 2012: 6,185 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 3,369  (54.5%)
Females: 2,816  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  31.8 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27576.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,785 (it was $23,856 in 2000)
Selma:

$21,785
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,877 (it was $12,101 in 2000)

Selma town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,390 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Selma:

$89,390
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $92,048; Detached houses: $104,641; In 2-unit structures: $103,109; Mobile homes: $37,185

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • Black alone - 2,194 (36.1%)
  • Hispanic - 2,115 (34.8%)
  • White alone - 1,632 (26.9%)
  • Two or more races - 74 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 24 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

Races in Selma detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Selma: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.5%), English (3.4%), German (2.1%), Subsaharan African (1.6%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 3.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,914 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Selma,NC real estate house value index trend

Selma, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Selma:

  • High school or higher: 70.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Selma town:

  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1,899 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

This town:  30.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Selma, North Carolina as of January 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Selma to the number of sex offenders is 269 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,013 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $867 (0.7%)

Selma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Raleigh, NC (28.1 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (353.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pine Level, NC (1.7 miles ), Smithfield, NC (2.0 miles ), Micro, NC (2.2 miles ), Wilson's Mills, NC (2.2 miles ), West Smithfield, NC (2.3 miles) , Princeton, NC (2.9 miles ), Kenly, NC (3.1 miles ), Four Oaks, NC (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $40,800
  • 2003: 35 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $60,400
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $98,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.54 N, Longitude: 78.28 W

Area code: 919

Selma household income distribution Selma home values distribution

Crime rates in Selma by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 412101310000
per 100,000 66.516.431.615.50.014.843.614.40.00.00.00.0
Rapes 423636693430
per 100,000 66.532.747.393.345.488.587.2130.042.655.848.80.0
Robberies 34261812232815279161412
per 100,000 565.3425.3284.0186.5348.0413.0218.1390.1127.7223.1227.6191.4
Assaults 464036302640373939313434
per 100,000 764.8654.3567.9466.3393.3590.1538.0563.5553.3432.2552.8542.2
Burglaries 165186206181187233230276235201193187
per 100,000 2743.13042.73249.72813.22829.03437.13344.53987.93333.82802.63138.22982.0
Thefts 323246246207242219236199223214216225
per 100,000 5369.94024.23880.73217.33661.13230.63431.72875.33163.62983.83512.23587.9
Auto thefts 31274950272733263622198
per 100,000 515.4441.7773.0777.1408.5398.3479.9375.7510.7306.7308.9127.6
Arson 120113641011
per 100,000 16.632.70.015.515.144.387.257.814.20.016.315.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 995.9756.4774.7669.0620.9774.3770.1819.1607.6560.1627.4549.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Selma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +619 (+11.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Painters and paperhangers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Selma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Selma, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Selma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Selma town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Selma-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 211.1 miles away from Selma center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 265.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from Selma center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 363.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Selma topographic map

Birthplace of: Drique London - Hip hop musician, Lunsford Richardson - Businessman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Selma:

  • CANTERBURY ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • JOHNSTON DIALYSIS CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • VOCA-LAURELWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • BARBOUR COURT NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • VOCA-GREENWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • HEATH AVENUE HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)

Amtrak station:

SELMA-SMITHFIELD (401 E. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selma:

  • Johnston Community College (about 4 miles; Smithfield, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,657)
  • Wayne Community College (about 22 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 25 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • Mount Olive College (about 26 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Campbell University (about 28 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 28 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Nash Community College (about 38 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)

Public elementary/middle schools in Selma:

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Churches in Selma include: Belleview Church (A), Faith Church (B), Free Will Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eason Cemetery (1), Selma Memorial Cemetery (2), Selma Memorial Gardens (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Selma I-95 (1695 Industrial Park Drive), Comfort Inn Selma (1705 Industrial Park Drive), Comfort Inn (1705 Industrial Park Drive).

Johnston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.8. This is about average.

City:

76.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Selma and their reported violations in the past:

KINGDOM HALL JEHOVAHS WITNESS (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2002), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2002), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PARRISH MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.9%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for Black residents, 64.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 53.3% for other race residents, 95.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.2%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
16 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Selma, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Selma compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Selma (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Selma Branch at 114 North Raiford Street, branch established on 1968/10/15. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • KS Bank, Inc.: Selma Branch at 115 West Anderson Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2006/07/21: Bank assets: $322.7 mil, Deposits: $246.6 mil, headquarters in Smithfield, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ks Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Selma Main Branch at 212 North Raiford Street, branch established on 1928/01/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Selma, North Carolina:

  • Days Inn, 419 Us Hwy 70 E, Selma, NC 27576 , Phone: (919) 965-3762, Fax: (919) 965-9349
  • Hampton Inn-selma, 1695 Industrial Blvd, Selma, NC 27576 , Phone: (919) 965-6151
  • Days Inn, 115 Us Hwy 70a, Selma, NC 27576 , Phone: (919) 965-4000, Fax: (919) 965-9999
  • Comfort Inn, 1705 Industrial Park Dr, Selma, NC 27576 , Phone: (919) 965-5200
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Selma, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Selma travel time to work - commute Selma mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Selma town (based on Johnston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.21%
Here: 35.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents40.9%14.9%13.3%5.0%4.9%
Congregations27.8%11.7%12.8%7.8%0.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%3.6%3.5%1.9%8.2%
Congregations3.9%8.3%6.1%1.1%20.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Johnston County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Johnston County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Johnston County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnston County:

31.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.0%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,231$43,3860$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,231$52,9240$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$64,478$38,6870$0
Police - Other 3$7,406$29,6242$1,182
Firefighters 0$0 23$4,605
Streets and Highways 2$8,810$52,8601$1,111
Solid Waste Management 2$4,993$29,9580$0
Sewerage 2$4,877$29,2620$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,381$37,5247$1,293
Water Supply 9$24,513$32,6841$1,098
Electric Power 8$26,499$39,7490$0
Local Libraries 2$4,503$27,0181$737
Other and Unallocable 2$5,601$33,6060$0
Totals for Government 58$181,523$37,55635$10,026

Selma government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $2,177,000 ($351.98)
    Sewerage: $731,000 ($118.19)
    Water Utilities: $313,000 ($50.61)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,164,000 ($996.60)
    Police Protection: $1,544,000 ($249.64)
    Sewerage: $1,417,000 ($229.10)
    Water Utilities: $607,000 ($98.14)
    Central Staff Services: $565,000 ($91.35)
    Regular Highways: $492,000 ($79.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $374,000 ($60.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $333,000 ($53.84)
    General - Other: $291,000 ($47.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $239,000 ($38.64)
    Financial Administration: $195,000 ($31.53)
    Libraries: $183,000 ($29.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $134,000 ($21.67)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $98,000 ($15.84)
    Health - Other: $42,000 ($6.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.13)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($3.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $362,000 ($58.53)
    Sewerage: $91,000 ($14.71)
    Police Protection: $78,000 ($12.61)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($6.31)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($1.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,669,000 ($593.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.16)

Selma government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,703,000 ($275.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $406,000 ($65.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $124,000 ($20.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($9.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($1.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $592,000 ($95.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $189,000 ($30.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $92,000 ($14.87)
    Rents: $11,000 ($1.78)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,009,000 ($1133.23)
    Water Utilities: $730,000 ($118.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,127,000 ($182.22)
    General Local Government Support: $317,000 ($51.25)
    Highways: $201,000 ($32.50)
  • Tax - Property: $1,453,000 ($234.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000 ($10.02)
    Other License: $57,000 ($9.22)
    NEC: $31,000 ($5.01)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $18,000 ($2.91)

Selma government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,489,000 ($564.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,356,000 ($542.60)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $155,000 ($25.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($3.56)

Selma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,443,000 ($718.35)

9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200541,811 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries($197 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.17%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wake County, NC  3.04% ($42,851 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.45% ($32,327)
from Wayne County, NC  0.33% ($32,632)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200638,698 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries($103 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wake County, NC  2.52% ($41,311 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.44% ($29,664)
to Wayne County, NC  0.28% ($28,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Selma:

  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WBZB (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMA, NC; Owner: BASS MUSIC CORPORATION)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Selma:

  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WAJC (90.5 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Selma:

  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Selma, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 31
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 52
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 33
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 82
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Selma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Selma)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Selma, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SMITHFIELD, Smithfield Site 3300 Ft S Of Int Of Sr 2301 & 2375 (Lat: 35.505694 Lon: -78.292472), Overall height: 127.4 m, Call Sign: WMJ651
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Lat: 35.799028 Lon: -78.479167, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WPNG507, Licensee ID: L00000639
    Assigned Frequencies: 2165.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/1985, Expiration Date: 03/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/30/1999
    Registrant: Raleigh Durham Msa Limited Partnership, 8725 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60631
  • Selma, NC, Lat: 35.540694 Lon: -78.234778, Call Sign: WQEL551
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz, 956.431 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/28/2006, Expiration Date: 02/28/2016, Certifier: Jim Bonner
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2818 N. Sullivan Rd., Spokane, WA 99216, Phone: (509) 891-3636, Fax: (509) 891-3896, Email:
  • SELMA, 7.5 Mi N (Lat: 35.644861 Lon: -78.281361), Overall height: 86.6 m, Call Sign: WBA761
    Assigned Frequencies: 5960.02 MHz, 6084.97 MHz, 6019.30 MHz, 6078.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007, Certifier: David A Christman
    Registrant: Time Warner Ny Cable LLC, 290 Harbor Drive, Stamford, CT 06902, Phone: (203) 328-0671, Fax: (203) 328-4042, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 2335 West Oak Street (Lat: 35.551833 Lon: -78.311111), Type: Tower, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WQG98
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 10/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2010
    Registrant: Colonial Pipeline Company, 1185 Sanctuary Parkway, Suite 100, Alpharetta, GA 30004-4738, Phone: (678) 762-2221, Fax: (678) 762-2626, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Selma)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Selma)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$106,0372$69,1908$113,8011$35,2402$62,8250$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$102,7500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$65,2400$05$99,3121$35,0400$01$50,040
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$104,4200$03$113,6370$01$77,0800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$91,3000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$75,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 73
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Selma

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Selma, NC
Most common first names in Selma, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11967.6 years
William11371.9 years
John8171.7 years
Mary6674.1 years
Robert5570.4 years
Joseph3568.8 years
Willie3372.6 years
Charles3265.8 years
George3272.6 years
Thomas3164.7 years
Most common last names in Selma, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown8974.9 years
Creech7774.7 years
Jones6369.8 years
Parrish4872.6 years
Peedin4774.1 years
Price4475.2 years
Pittman4176.7 years
Smith4069.7 years
Johnson3972.4 years
Davis3871.4 years
Businesses in Selma, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hilton1
Days Inn1KFC1
Dennys1McDonald's1
Dunkin Donuts1Quality1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
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