Selma, CA

24,228 Population
5.1 square miles 4,715.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
4,715.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.1%
was 55.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
24.4%
was 26.0%
 
Percent Under 18
30.4%
was 30.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.4%
was 10.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
23.1%
was 24.3%
 
Median Household Income
$41,086
was $42,948
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.2
40.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
16.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
766.3
was 798.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,320.9
was 4,411.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,014
was 6,984
 
Median Rent
$853
was $835
 
Total Building Permits
15
was 108
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,667
was 6,658
 
Homeownership Rate
58.8%
was 58.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
15
was 108
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,365.1
was 1,359.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.2%
was 10.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.6
was 3.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.2
was 15.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 4.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.8%
was 92.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
71.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 98.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
61.1%
was 62.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
8.8%
was 9.1%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
91.5%
was 87.2%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.9%
was 2.3%
 
Revenue
$16,648,458
was $17,419,027
 
Expenditure
$16,471,230
was $17,250,214
 
Revenue per Capita
$699
was $740
 
Expenditure per Capita
$692
was $733
 

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