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People

Total Population 4,482
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,578
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 36.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.8%
Median Earnings25+ $22,457
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,401
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,329

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,220
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.7%
Median Gross Rent $538
Median House Value $85,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 5.7%

Selmer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles SE of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee
County McNairy
Standard Zip Codes 38375
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.17
Longitude -88.592

Selmer 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 SELMER
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Station CORINTH CITY
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station JACKSON EXP STA
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lawton (38375)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adamsville 1,909 $39,063
Bethel Springs 847 $36,923
Guys 630 $30,625
Michie 639 $32,500
Ramer 268 $37,813
Stantonville 311 $32,917

Selmer Public Libraries

Library
Jack Mcconnico Memorial Library
225 OAK GROVE RD.
Selmer, Tennessee
(901) 645-5571

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Selmer Hospitals

MCNAIRY REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
705 E POPLAR AVE
(731) 645-3221
Emergency Service: Yes

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Selmer High Schools

MCNAIRY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
493 HIGH SCHOOL ROAD
731-645-3226
Serves 753 students.

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