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Selma
  • Suburb of San Antonio, TX

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Selma is a suburb of San Antonio with a population of 10,419. Selma is in Bexar County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Selma offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Selma there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Selma and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Selma are above average.

About

About Selma...
Population
10,419

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,442
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    99.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    41.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    174.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,825.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    141
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    19%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

Working in Selma

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,175
National
$62,843

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