Selma 50 Poor
Selma Livability #540 ranked city in Alabama#28,179 ranked city in the USARanks better than 3% of areas

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B Selma Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Selma Cost of Living Cost of living is 7% lower than Alabama
Selma
8317% less expensive than the US average
Alabama
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Selma cost of living
F Selma Crime Total crime is 37% higher than Alabama
Total crime
4,55877% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2277% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-52%Year over year crime is down
Selma crime
F Selma Employment Household income is 48% lower than Alabama
Median household income
$23,28358% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$15,28849% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
9%92% higher than the US average
Selma employment
F Selma Housing Home value is 30% lower than Alabama
Median home value
$90,40051% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$55242% lower than the US average
Home ownership
44%30% lower than the US average
Selma real estate or Selma rentals
F Selma Schools HS graduation rate is 6% lower than Alabama
High school grad. rates
74%11% lower than the US average
School test scores
19%61% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
16:11% higher than the US average
Selma K-12 schools
F Selma User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Selma
Overall user rating
46% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
31% 2 total surveys
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      Selma transportation information

      StatisticSelmaAlabamaNational
      Average one way commute18min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.5%85.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.3%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.2%0.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.8%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.0%1.1%2.8%
      Working from home2.0%2.9%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a5354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a6711

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      Source: The Selma, AL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).