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Selma, NC (North Carolina) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,599 (it was $62,700 in 2000)
Selma:

$92,599
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,752 - $129,782

Selma,NC index of house prices

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

Houses: 2,541 (2,183 occupied: 666 owner occupied, 1,395 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

68%
State:

35%

Housing density: 787 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $134,155.

Median contract rent in 2017: $349 (lower quartile is $416, upper quartile is $434)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $585


Median gross rent in Selma, NC in 2017: $486

Housing units in Selma with a mortgage: 381 (25 second mortgage, 49 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 280

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $46,164

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,184

Median monthly housing costs: $805


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Selma, North Carolina Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,730
  • In family households: 5,853 (716 male householders, 776 female householders)
    749 spouses, 1,983 children (1,932 natural, 12 adopted, 52 stepchildren), 260 grandchildren, 583 brothers or sisters, 475 parents, 84 other relatives, 436 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 863 (354 male householders (282 living alone)), 320 female householders (308 living alone)), 190 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4

Size of family households: 493 2-persons, 453 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 149 5-persons, 175 6-persons, 71 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 591 1-person, 40 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 13 5-persons.

490 married couples with children.
1,033 single-parent households (62 men, 971 women).

66.0% of residents of Selma speak English at home.
30.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
3.4% 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 (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,491 (22.2%)
(6.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

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
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1042 bedrooms
  • 4623 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • 90no bedroom
  • 1411 bedroom
  • 5012 bedrooms
  • 4583 bedrooms
  • 2104 bedrooms
  • 105+ 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
  • 52no vehicle
  • 1521 vehicle
  • 2312 vehicles
  • 1383 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Selma in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Selma in renter-occupied apartments
  • 252no vehicle
  • 4881 vehicle
  • 4682 vehicles
  • 563 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 785+ 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
  • 344 rooms
  • 1715 rooms
  • 2016 rooms
  • 1167 rooms
  • 898 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Selma, North Carolina
  • 941 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1673 rooms
  • 4164 rooms
  • 3885 rooms
  • 2166 rooms
  • 607 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 309+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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 2017
  • 396Less than $10,000
  • 401$10,000 to $19,999
  • 311$20,000 to $29,999
  • 246$30,000 to $39,999
  • 247$40,000 to $49,999
  • 121$50,000 to $59,999
  • 62$60,000 to $74,999
  • 158$75,000 to $99,999
  • 43$100,000 to $124,999
  • 40$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Selma, NC

  • Distribution of house value in Selma, NC in 2017
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 125$70,000 to $79,999
  • 141$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 122$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$125,000 to $149,999
  • 43$150,000 to $174,999
  • 23$175,000 to $199,999
  • 19$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Selma, NC

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Selma, NC in 2017
  • 30Less than $100
  • 57$100 to $149
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 124$200 to $249
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 15$300 to $349
  • 3$350 to $399
  • 76$400 to $449
  • 243$450 to $499
  • 168$500 to $549
  • 199$550 to $599
  • 110$600 to $649
  • 60$650 to $699
  • 97$700 to $749
  • 17$750 to $799
  • 10$800 to $899
  • 69$900 to $999
  • 39$2,500 to $2,999
  • 69No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.0%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 101
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 223
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 570
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 324
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 298
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 46
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 311
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 22
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 24
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 346
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 225
  • 90 or more minutes: 56
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Selma

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,473 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 266 (9%)
  • Subway or elevated: 19 (1%)
  • Taxi: 25 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 24.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.9%Males
  • 10.0%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
  • 1382010 or later
  • 4362000 to 2009
  • 5561990 to 1999
  • 1191980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 4Before 1970
Ancestries in Selma, NC

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 280 (6.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 92 (2.0%)
  • English: 83 (1.8%)
  • Irish: 37 (0.8%)
  • German: 25 (0.6%)
  • African: 21 (0.5%)
  • French: 14 (0.3%)
  • Italian: 12 (0.3%)
  • Somali: 9 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 8 (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 8 (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 4 (0.09%)

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

Mexico
Selma:

47.4% (665)
North Carolina:

30.6% (240,951)

Honduras
Selma:

15.2% (213)
North Carolina:

4.0% (31,846)

Other Western Africa
Selma:

10.0% (141)
North Carolina:

0.6% (4,422)

Guatemala
Selma:

6.8% (96)
North Carolina:

2.5% (20,088)

Chile
Selma:

6.8% (96)
North Carolina:

0.3% (2,205)

Nicaragua
Selma:

3.6% (51)
North Carolina:

0.5% (3,907)

Colombia
Selma:

3.5% (49)
North Carolina:

1.9% (15,152)

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

  • This state: 3,543
  • Other state: 1,662
  • Northeast: 456
  • Midwest: 37
  • South: 979
  • West: 227

75.2% of Selma residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92.0% lived in North Carolina.


Selma:

75.2%
State average:

85.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 72
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 142
  • 7th and 8th grade: 74
  • 9th grade: 193
  • 10th grade: 90
  • 11th grade: 53
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 412
  • Less than 1 year of college: 206
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 181
  • Associate degree: 158
  • Bachelor's degree: 130
  • Master's degree: 105
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 49
  • 5th and 6th grade: 65
  • 7th and 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 197
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 34
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 548
  • Less than 1 year of college: 189
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 320
  • Associate degree: 186
  • Bachelor's degree: 194
  • Master's degree: 50
  • Professional school degree: 71
  • Doctorate degree: 0
Educational Attainment for Females
Selma marital status for males
Selma marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,482
  • One, attached: 102
  • Two: 369
  • 3 or 4: 71
  • 5 to 9: 136
  • 10 to 19: 98
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 224

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,984

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 3.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 2.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 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
  • 54.8%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Selma, NC
  • 82.0%Electricity
  • 11.3%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

6.4%
North Carolina:

10.1%

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

0.4%
North Carolina:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 114
Here:

21.5%
North Carolina:

17.9%
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