Selma, OR 97538 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97538: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Selma, OR 97538

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Josephine County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.271, Longitude -123.585
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 52
  • PO Box Addresses: 642
  • Residential Addresses: 523
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 523

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Selma, OR 97538 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,228
Daytime Population: Workers 227
Daytime Population: Residents 1,538
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,765
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 2,222
Population in Familes 1,688
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $39,953
Average Household Income $57,568
Per Capita Income $24,338


Total Housing Units 1,092 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 717 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 222 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $277,500
Average Home Value $335,391


Total Households 939
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 606
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 1.01%
Households 0.98% 0.98%
Families 0.82% 0.88%
Median Household Income   5.55%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Selma, OR 97538 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97538 to the other 425 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 227 47th
Population Density # 319 25th
Diversity Index # 264 38th
Median Household Income # 313 27th
Per Capita Income # 270 37th

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