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Selma is a tiny town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 697 people and just one neighborhood, Selma is the 184th largest community in Oregon.
Selma is a blue-collar town, with 46.84% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Selma is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Selma who work in office and administrative support (33.54%), legal occupations (7.59%) and maintenance occupations (6.96%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Selma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Selma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Selma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Selma may be for you.
In Selma, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.21 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Selma does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Selma overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Selma, 21.70% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Selma in 2010 was $9,370, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $37,480 for a family of four. Selma also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 64.18% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Selma home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Selma residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Selma include Irish, Russian, German, Dutch, French and English.
Selma also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.05%.
The most common language spoken in Selma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$198,039|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to OR, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Remote (based on population density) , farms|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Mobile homes and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 4 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Manufacturing & Laborers, some Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Government employees and some Farmers, foresters, or fishers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Mexican and some Italian ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Russian speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
5,026 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||85.3||65.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.7||3.8|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||3.5||1.8|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||63.1||49.9|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||15.2|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||34.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO OR*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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