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ZIP Code 97538

Primary City:Selma, OR (View All Cities)
County: Josephine County
Timezone: Pacific (8:30am)
Area code: 541 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.4, -123.7
ZIP (~22 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 97538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 97538. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 97538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 97538, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Selma, OR

Stats and Demographics for the 97538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 97538 is located in southwest Oregon and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 97538 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 97538 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,063
Population Density 15 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,017
Median Home Value $222,500
Land Area 142.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.22 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 872
Median Household Income $35,962

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 51

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4537485748414158656287961328375322211
Female49424754513428476578921021318738372318
Total947995111997569105130140179198263170113694529

Gender

 Male 1,040 50%
 Female 1,023 50%
Gender

Race

 White 1,887 91.5%
 Black Or African American 8 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 45 2.2%
 Asian 15 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 27 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 80 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner317751142311587514
Renter11333443341884
Total14501091572651768318

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 442 51%
 Single Guardian 128 15%
 Singles 221 25%
 Singles With Roommate 81 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 681 78%
 Households with Kids 191 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male117145910441087915916101310815
Female166911418111810771671014101557
Total2713231613111215281814163116262423251322

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 97538 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 97538 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 97538 real estate data, the median home value of $222,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 97538 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 97538 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 97538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,058 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 2 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 3 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 356 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 331 33%
 Renter Occupied Households 185 18%
 Households Vacant 145 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 14 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 20 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 43%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 16%
 1 Bedroom 48 37%
 2 Bedroom 26 20%
 3+ Bedroom 35 27%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,962 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 97538 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 97538. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 265 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 356 24%
 No Earnings 867 58%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 265 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 356 24%
 No Earnings 867 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 469 90%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 20 4%
 Worked at Home 35 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 68 10%
 High School Graduate 463 67%
 Associate's degree 55 8%
 Bachelor's degree 89 13%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 19 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 146 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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