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People

Total Population 735
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 344
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,946
% Above Poverty Level 87.7%
% Below Poverty Level 12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $595
Median House Value $76,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.7%
US/American 0%
English 14.7%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Selma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles E of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Delaware
Metro Area Muncie
Standard Zip Codes 47383
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.191
Longitude -85.268

Selma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FARMLAND 5 NNW
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 4 N
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
Station HARTFORD CITY 4 ESE
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Selma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hills and Dales (47383)

Smithfield (47383)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albany 2,076 $57,344
Eaton 1,671 $46,875
Farmland 1,392 $42,692
Muncie 70,173 $42,160

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Selma High Schools

WAPAHANI HIGH SCHOOL
10401 E CR 167 S
765-289-7323
Serves 349 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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