Key findings

  • Selma has a Livability Score of 62/100, which is considered below average
  • Selma crime rates are equal to the California average
  • Cost of living in Selma is 22% lower than the California average
  • Selma real estate prices are 60% lower than the California average
  • Rental prices in Selma are 34% lower than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Selma

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Selma High9 - 121,71949%
      James Garfield ElementaryKG - 625235%
      Abraham Lincoln Middle School7 - 81,01434%
      Theodore Roosevelt ElementaryKG - 674430%
      Andrew Jackson ElementaryKG - 669230%
      Woodrow Wilson ElementaryKG - 640828%
      Terry ElementaryKG - 619927%
      Indianola ElementaryKG - 650625%
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      Selma Reviews

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      Small Community With Big Opportunities

      Attractions7/10
      Community9/10
      Nightlife8/10
      Dining8/10
      Shopping7/10
      Selma California is a simple city to be in. Known as the raisin capital of the world, Selma is a small city with a lot of charm. Big business has started to develop in this city and I love that it can be the hub of the bigger cities that surround the area.

      Industrial locations are continuously being welcomed into the city. The job market is always changing and growing throughout its development. Being a small city outside the saturated city, this location make a great place to relocate to. Community is important here in Selma. Everyone knows everyone and even though your business becomes gossip, the simplicity of life here makes it worth while.

      Entertainment in Selma California is always community and family based. With the multiple fun center locations and museums, everyone can be entertained in this city. I like that the local parks can be visited for recreation and to get some exercise when needed. Living in Selma California is a great alternative to life in the big city.
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      Source: The Selma, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).