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Selma, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $128,712 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Selma:

$128,712
North Carolina:

$193,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,037 - $160,126

Selma,NC index of house prices

Total population: 6,257 (Urban population: 5,794 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 66 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,780 (2,465 occupied: 821 owner occupied, 1,620 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

66%
State:

35%

Housing density: 861 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019 in this county: $514,953.

Median contract rent in 2019: $349 (lower quartile is $208, upper quartile is $434)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $196


Median gross rent in Selma, NC in 2019: $486

Housing units in Selma with a mortgage: 333 (4 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 492

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,020

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $24,998

Median monthly housing costs: $771


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Selma, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,173
  • Male householders: 972 (449 living alone), Female householders: 1,508 (407 living alone)
  • 750 spouses (750 opposite-sex spouses), 95 unmarried partners, (95 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,964 children (2,703 natural, 100 adopted, 127 stepchildren), 180 grandchildren, 176 brothers or sisters, 223 parents, 0 foster children, 93 other relatives, 206 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 4

Size of family households: 514 2-persons, 389 3-persons, 296 4-persons, 181 5-persons, 126 6-persons, 82 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 855 1-person, 47 2-persons.

973 married couples with children.
1,263 single-parent households (40 men, 1,223 women).

67.5% of residents of Selma speak English at home.
30.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,258 (17.5%)
(10.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Selma, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Selma, North Carolina
  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 1512 bedrooms
  • 5273 bedrooms
  • 1424 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • 104no bedroom
  • 2401 bedroom
  • 6622 bedrooms
  • 5393 bedrooms
  • 1024 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Selma in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Selma in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 92no vehicle
  • 2511 vehicle
  • 2602 vehicles
  • 1283 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Selma in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Selma in renter-occupied apartments
  • 380no vehicle
  • 6971 vehicle
  • 5192 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Selma, North Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Selma, North Carolina
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 284 rooms
  • 2735 rooms
  • 2376 rooms
  • 1357 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • 1041 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2183 rooms
  • 5454 rooms
  • 5085 rooms
  • 2296 rooms
  • 507 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 109+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Selma, NC
  • Selma, NC household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Selma, NC in 2019
  • 389Less than $10,000
  • 607$10,000 to $19,999
  • 355$20,000 to $29,999
  • 231$30,000 to $39,999
  • 379$40,000 to $49,999
  • 150$50,000 to $59,999
  • 84$60,000 to $74,999
  • 94$75,000 to $99,999
  • 77$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 73$150,000 to $199,999
  • 18$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Selma, NC

  • Distribution of house value in Selma, NC in 2019
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 117$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$35,000 to $39,999
  • 24$40,000 to $49,999
  • 10$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 41$70,000 to $79,999
  • 56$80,000 to $89,999
  • 38$90,000 to $99,999
  • 151$100,000 to $124,999
  • 84$125,000 to $149,999
  • 48$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23$175,000 to $199,999
  • 35$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$250,000 to $299,999
  • 33$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Selma, NC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Selma, NC in 2019
  • 46Less than $100
  • 4$100 to $149
  • 84$150 to $199
  • 132$200 to $249
  • 34$250 to $299
  • 86$300 to $349
  • 9$350 to $399
  • 130$400 to $449
  • 90$450 to $499
  • 245$500 to $549
  • 158$550 to $599
  • 179$600 to $649
  • 189$650 to $699
  • 45$700 to $749
  • 71$750 to $799
  • 34$800 to $899
  • 14$900 to $999
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 29No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 63.9%
Number of people working at home: 52 (2.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 127
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 285
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 418
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 529
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 144
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 293
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 25
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 358
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 420
  • 90 or more minutes: 35
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Selma

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,375 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 260 (9%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 23 (1%)
  • Walked: 17 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 52 (2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.8%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 19.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 68.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 4.9%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Selma, North Carolina
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Selma, North Carolina
  • 1582010 or later
  • 3592000 to 2009
  • 4361990 to 1999
  • 1191980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 4Before 1970
Ancestries in Selma, NC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 395 (7.7%)
  • English: 145 (2.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 74 (1.5%)
  • German: 52 (1.0%)
  • Irish: 22 (0.4%)
  • African: 21 (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 12 (0.2%)
  • Czech: 12 (0.2%)
  • French: 12 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 11 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 9 (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4 (0.08%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Selma:

43.6% (478)
North Carolina:

27.7% (228,052)

Honduras
Selma:

26.5% (290)
North Carolina:

4.3% (35,753)

El Salvador
Selma:

9.7% (106)
North Carolina:

3.9% (32,468)

Other Western Africa
Selma:

6.0% (66)
North Carolina:

0.4% (3,266)

Guatemala
Selma:

5.0% (55)
North Carolina:

2.5% (20,938)

Canada
Selma:

2.0% (22)
North Carolina:

2.3% (19,128)

Nicaragua
Selma:

1.8% (20)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,947)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,524
  • Other state: 1,391
  • Northeast: 589
  • Midwest: 41
  • South: 699
  • West: 71

84.6% of Selma residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86.9% lived in North Carolina.


Selma:

84.6%
State average:

84.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 25
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 336
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 22
  • 9th grade: 44
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 44
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 73
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 485
  • Less than 1 year of college: 164
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 332
  • Associate degree: 181
  • Bachelor's degree: 149
  • Master's degree: 54
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 71
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 130
  • 5th and 6th grade: 225
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 88
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 74
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 79
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 449
  • Less than 1 year of college: 185
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 456
  • Associate degree: 273
  • Bachelor's degree: 218
  • Master's degree: 54
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Selma marital status for males
Selma marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,705
  • One, attached: 161
  • Two: 265
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 82
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 97
  • 50 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 243

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,557

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 2.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Selma
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Selma, NC
  • 45.9%Electricity
  • 41.4%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Selma, NC
  • 83.4%Electricity
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 100
Here:

8.3%
North Carolina:

11.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.4%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

13.5%
North Carolina:

19.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability