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"Raisin Capital"

Selma is a city in Fresno County, in the Fresno metro area.

The latitude of Selma is 36.570N. The longitude is -119.611W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 308 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,176.


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Median household income
Local
$34,713
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Selma demographic reports
Founded as a railroad town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 74. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 3.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Bobby Cox, baseball manager
· Todd Santos, football player

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4% of Selma residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Selma ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Selma was $12,834, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Selma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Selma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $975.


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Libraries in Selma include Selma Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Selma include Selma Enterprise

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Fresno County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Selma political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Selma workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Selma between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Selma include Best Western, Holiday Inn Swan Court, Selma Super 8 Motel.

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