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Selma, Oregon - Basic Facts

The Selma Census Designated Place had a population of 709 as of July 1, 2015. Selma ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Selma is located at latitude 42.2797 and longitude -123.6151 in Josephine County. The formal boundaries for the Selma Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Josephine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,325 feet.

The Selma Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Selma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Selma Census Designated Place, OR Boundary Map

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Selma, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 709
Population in Households 706
Population in Familes 535
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 188
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $231,944
Average Home Value $277,928
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,537
Average Household Income $51,405
Per Capita Income $22,233
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.56%
Households 0.6% 0.67%
Families 0.2% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Selma, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Selma to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 236 38th
Population Density1 # 332 12th
Diversity Index2 # 266 29th
Median Household Income # 224 41st
Per Capita Income # 242 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.