Selma is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,461 people and just one neighborhood, Selma is the 337th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Selma, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Selma, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Selma’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Selma does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $75,949.
Real Estate Prices
Selma real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Selma house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Selma is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Selma is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Selma who work in sales jobs (15.60%), healthcare (12.97%) and office and administrative support (11.18%).
Also of interest is that Selma has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Selma is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Selma really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Selma perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.