Selma, Texas

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Selma, Texas

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High Points

Selma strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Selma Racial Diversity
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Selma Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Selma College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 14% Selma Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Selma Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Selma, Texas

Comparing Selma to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Senior Citizens 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Rents 3 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 1 1
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Selma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 16 miles NE of San Antonio, Texas
County Guadalupe
Metro Area San Antonio
Standard Zip Codes 78154
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.58
Longitude -98.28

Selma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 80 F
Jul Temp 74 to 95 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 55 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 58 to 81 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
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Selma Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 788 100%
Male 409 51.9%
Female 379 48.1%
Under 18 200 25.4%
18+ 588 74.6%
65+ 80 10.2%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 3.17
White 682 86.5%
African-American 36 4.6%
Asian 10 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.1%
Other 31 3.9%
Mixed Race 17 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 240 30.5%

Estimated Selma Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,286
Growth 1,498
Growth % 190.1%

Selma Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.4%
English 20.3%
German 19.6%
Irish 4.9%
Polish 3.5%
US/American 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Welsh 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Czech 0.8%
Belgian 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Dutch West Indian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Lebanese 0.5%
Slovak 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Selma 788 $62,344
Cibolo 3,035 $65,545
Converse 11,508 $49,396
Garden Ridge 1,882 $92,269
Live Oak 9,156 $52,885
Schertz 18,694 $59,745
Universal City 14,849 $59,109

Starbucks in Selma

(As of 2005)
Loop 1604 & I-35
8250 Agora Pkwy
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