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Overview

Introduction to Selma, California

Selma, California is 15 miles SE of Fresno, California. It is situated within Fresno County and is part of the Fresno metro area.

Selma History

The initial growth of Selma was fueled by farming and railroad construction. In 1890, four farmers developed the site along the railroad for a town and began selling the lots. In a short period of three years, Selma was incorporated as a city.

Selma and Nearby Attractions

  • Fresno County Library Selma Library.
  • Simonian Farms.
  • Duncan Water Gardens.
  • Mayfair Shopping Center.
  • Peter Ringo Park.

Things To Do In Selma

Selma is a quiet and peaceful agricultural community. It has a swimming pool where one can get swimming lessons as well. The Cultural Arts Center arranges a variety of tutorials, as well as performances. The are a few parks which have facilities for different sports, family parties and picnics.

Selma Transportation

Air transportation is available at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport.

Selma Higher Education

The California State University serves the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,228
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+9,049
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.8%
Median Earnings25+$24,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,299
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,184

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,303
% Above Poverty Level76.9%
% Below Poverty Level23.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone15.1%
Median Gross Rent$853
Median House Value$164,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)85.3%
German3.5%
Irish2.8%
English2.1%
Italian0.7%
French Except Basque0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Dutch0.3%
US/American0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Polish0.1%
African0.1%
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Selma Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fresno County
Standard Zip Codes93662
Phone Area Codes559
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude36.53
Approximate Longitude-119.64

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)

StationFRESNO YOSEMITE INTL
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp38 to 54 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp66 to 97 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches
StationORANGE COVE
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp37 to 56 F
Apr Temp46 to 76 F
Jul Temp62 to 99 F
Oct Temp49 to 82 F
Annual Precip12.2 inches
StationLEMOORE REEVES NAS
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp36 to 56 F
Apr Temp45 to 77 F
Jul Temp60 to 98 F
Oct Temp48 to 82 F
Annual Precip7.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dinuba23,465$38,231
Fowler6,083$48,279
Kingsburg11,716$77,938
Parlier14,953$29,707
Reedley25,273$44,694
Sanger24,741$47,623

Selma Hospitals

Adventist Medical Center-selma
(Non-profit)
1141 Rose Avenue

Selma Public Schools

Abraham Lincoln Middle
1239 Nelson Blvd.
ZIP: 93662
Middle
Total Enrollment 1014
Andrew Jackson Elementary
2220 Huntsman Ave.
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 692
Eric White Elementary
2001 Mitchell
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 565
George Washington Elementary
1420 Second St.
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 185
Heartland High (continuation)
2269 Sylvia St.
ZIP: 93662
High
Total Enrollment 59
Indianola Elementary
11524 E. Dinuba Ave.
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 506
James Garfield Elementary
2535 B St.
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 252
Selma High
3125 Wright St.
ZIP: 93662
High
Total Enrollment 1719
Selma Independent
2269 Sylvia St.
ZIP: 93662
High
Total Enrollment 104
Terry Elementary
12906 S. Fowler Ave.
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 199
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary
1802 Floral Ave.
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 744
Woodrow Wilson Elementary
1325 Stillman St.
ZIP: 93662
Primary
Total Enrollment 408

Selma Private Schools

Grace Christian Academy
9559 S Mccall Ave
ZIP: 93662
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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