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Selma is a town in Johnston County, in the Raleigh-Cary metro area.
The community was named for Selma, AL
The latitude of Selma is 35.536N. The longitude is -78.284W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,333.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Selma demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Raleigh-Durham area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27576 ZIP code.
4% of Selma residents report German ancestry, and 4% 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 $12,101, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% 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 $349. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.
Libraries in Selma include Selma Public Library ... View libraries
Johnston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Selma political report.
The average commute time for Selma workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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