Selma, NC

6,325 Population
4.8 square miles 1,306.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,306.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
69.4%
was 61.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
20.6%
was 26.3%
 
Percent Under 18
33.5%
was 33.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.2%
was 10.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
37.2%
was 42.7%
 
Median Household Income
$27,982
was $22,798
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.7
45.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
15.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
603.2
was 611.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,809.5
was 4,664.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,385
was 2,387
 
Median Rent
$823
was $808
 
Total Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,992
was 1,955
 
Homeownership Rate
30.9%
was 27.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
492.6
was 493.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
22.2%
was 23.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.2
was 3.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.4
was 0.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.7
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.1%
was 91.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
61.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
61.5%
was 55.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
11.4%
was 9.3%
 

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