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Selma, OR

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Selma Profile


Overview

Selma is a tiny town located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 661 people and just one neighborhood, Selma is the 200th largest community in Oregon.

Occupations and Workforce

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 professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Selma who work in teaching (55.24%), management occupations (15.45%), and farm management occupations (6.28%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Selma is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Selma has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Selma a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Selma, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.57 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Selma does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Selma Demographics

The population of Selma has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.89% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Selma in 2018 was $28,524, which is middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,096 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. Important ancestries of people in Selma include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Selma, OR HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 342

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Selma VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 19
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Selma Property CRIMES

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National Median: 26.9
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OR* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Evergreen Elementary School
520 W River St
Cave Junction, OR 97523
KG-04
Ft Vannoy Elementary School
5250 Upper River Rd
Grants Pass, OR 97526
KG-05
Lincoln Savage Middle School
8551 New Hope Rd
Grants Pass, OR 97527
06-08
Lorna Byrne Middle School
101 S Junction Ave
Cave Junction, OR 97523
05-08
Madrona Elementary School
520 Detrick Dr
Grants Pass, OR 97527
KG-05
Hidden Valley High School
651 Murphy Creek Rd
Grants Pass, OR 97527
09-12
Illinois Valley High School
625 E. River St.
Cave Junction, OR 97523
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

THREE RIVERS/JOSEPHINE COUNTY SD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Oregon

(10 is best)

Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.7% 5.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 4.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.3% 0.4%

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