Selma, Virginia

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Selma, Virginia
CDP
Location of Selma, Virginia
Location of Selma, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°48′16″N 79°50′55″W / 37.80444°N 79.84861°W / 37.80444; -79.84861Coordinates: 37°48′16″N 79°50′55″W / 37.80444°N 79.84861°W / 37.80444; -79.84861
Country United States
State Virginia
County Alleghany
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 529
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (660/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 24474
Area code(s) 540
FIPS code 51-71072[1]
GNIS feature ID 1493534[2]

Selma is a census-designated place (CDP) in Alleghany County, Virginia, United States. The population was 529 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Oakland Grove Presbyterian Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[3]

Geography[edit]

Selma is located at 37°48′16″N 79°50′55″W / 37.80444°N 79.84861°W / 37.80444; -79.84861 (37.804444, -79.848716).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 485 people, 196 households, and 135 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,542.8 people per square mile (604.1/km²). There were 217 housing units at an average density of 690.3/sq mi (270.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.59% White, and 0.41% African American.

There were 196 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $34,286. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $16,429 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,045. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.