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People

Total Population 4,491
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,551
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 41.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,816
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $566
Median House Value $91,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 6.3%

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

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 2,306 $42,500
Bethel Springs 772 $48,438
Guys 504 $40,000
Michie 622 $32,917
Ramer 317 $37,813
Stantonville 291 $33,250

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

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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