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: 661
  • Residential Addresses: 529
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 529

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 97538 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 97538 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Selma, OR 97538 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Selma, OR 97538 Housing Affordability Index is 74
State of Oregon Housing Affordability Index is 83
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Selma, OR 97538 Wealth Index is 85
State of Oregon Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,720
Population in Households 2,713
Population in Familes 2,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density 14
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,611
Average Household Income $64,098
Per Capita Income $26,798
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 901 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $351,961
Housing Affordability Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,137
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 732
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.09% 1.03%
Households 1.07% 1.03%
Families 0.95% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Selma, OR 97538 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97538 to the other 430 ZIP Codes in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 211 51st
Population Density # 270 37th
Diversity Index # 280 36th
Median Household Income # 303 30th
Per Capita Income # 280 35th

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