Selma, NC 27576 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27576: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Selma, NC 27576

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Johnston County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.541, Longitude -78.285
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 431
  • PO Box Addresses: 348
  • Residential Addresses: 6,830
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 96
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,734

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 27576 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 27576 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. North Carolina Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Selma, NC 27576 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 20,197
Population in Households 20,188
Population in Familes 16,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 234
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $38,770
Average Household Income $54,617
Per Capita Income $20,428


Total Housing Units 8,471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,760 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,794 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 917 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $130,544
Average Home Value $186,985


Total Households 7,554
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,126
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.06% 1.15%
Households 1.03% 1.12%
Families 0.82% 0.98%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Selma, NC 27576 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27576 to the other 779 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 198 75th
Population Density # 288 63rd
Diversity Index # 37 96th
Median Household Income # 632 19th
Per Capita Income # 648 17th

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