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Income/capita 47%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 46%
IndexSelmaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$15,686$31,458$29,829
Median household income$41,086$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,735$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,121$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$24,132$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$17,814$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Selma is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Selma is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Selma is 46% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Selma is 53% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,387$41,086$82,172
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Selma median earnings by income bracket

      Selma employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.1%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%29.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%19.5%
      Public administration7.5%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%1.5%
      Education, health & social services7.5%34.5%
      Other37.7%26.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Minkler, CA1,293$87,67958%
      Sunnyside, CA4,066$66,59120%
      Kingsburg, CA11,716$61,92512%
      Easton, CA2,347$54,7161%
      Centerville, CA450$53,7503%
      Selma, CA24,228$41,08626%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Staunton, VA24,234$42,94822%
      Vero Beach South, FL24,234$45,81817%
      Tarpon Springs, FL24,244$45,10618%
      Fairland, MD24,201$79,42044%
      Zion, IL24,195$46,73516%
      Selma, CA24,228$41,08626%
      Source: The Selma, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).