NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Selma, NC

Selma, NC is located in Johnston County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Selma is about 7,101 with about 571 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 18,803.

The Average Home Value is $121,000.00, which is roughly 24% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $38,676.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 33% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Selma is about 7.3%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Johnston County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 39.64% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 61.38%
Democratic: 37.05%
Libertarian: 1.05%
Other: 0.33%
Green: 0.19%


Nearby Locations

Smithfield, NC (4.06 mi.)
Princeton, NC (8.66 mi.)
Kenly, NC (9.74 mi.)
Four Oaks, NC (10.20 mi.)
Clayton, NC (11.13 mi.)
Goldsboro, NC (15.31 mi.)
Lucama, NC (16.57 mi.)
Sims, NC (16.89 mi.)
Pikeville, NC (17.27 mi.)
Benson, NC (17.95 mi.)
Eureka, NC (17.96 mi.)
Fremont, NC (17.96 mi.)
Middlesex, NC (18.05 mi.)
Eagle Rock, NC (18.31 mi.)
Wendell, NC (18.31 mi.)
Bailey, NC (19.21 mi.)
Sjafb, NC (19.97 mi.)
Raleigh, NC (25.34 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 27576
Latitude : 35.588060
Longitude : -78.251706
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 195 ft.
Area Code(s) : 919, 984

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.69
Male Population Estimate : 44.27%
Female Population Estimate : 46.63%
Median Age : 35.7
Male Median Age : 34.1
Female Median Age : 37.2

White Population Estimate : 56.92%
Black Population Estimate : 20.31%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 21.58%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.35%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.86%
Other Population Estimate : 14.56%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Selma specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Johnston County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Johnston County: About 185 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Johnston County is about 8% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 36% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.