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Selma, IN
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Living in Selma


Selma is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 740 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Selma is the 361st largest community in Indiana.

Unlike some towns, Selma isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Selma are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Selma is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Selma who work in sales jobs (13.14%), office and administrative support (12.47%), and maintenance occupations (10.69%).

Selma’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Selma is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of people in Selma with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.59% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Selma in 2018 was $20,202, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,808 for a family of four. However, Selma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 German, English, Irish, Scottish, and African.

The most common language spoken in Selma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Italian.