Selma, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Selma, Alabama Info Snack

Population
18,276
Unemployment
14.6%
Poverty
37.6%
Median Home
$87,300
Median Income
$27,030
Median Rent
$612

Selma SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Selma, AL Cost Of Living

83
Selma's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Selma Alabama National Average
Overall 83 89 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 100 96 100
Health 83 91 100
Housing 52 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 100 103 100

Selma, AL Photos

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Edmund Pettus Bridge
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James Wilson Soldier
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Nathan Bedford Forrest
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Selma To Montgomery Marches
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Brown Chapel Ame
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Selma Montgomery Marcher
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Rankings for Selma in Alabama

Map Of Selma, AL

Best Places Around Selma

1

Montgomery, AL
Population 199,783

2

Millbrook, AL
Population 15,645

3

Prattville, AL
Population 35,925

Population over time in Selma

Year Population % Change
2019 18,276 -2.8%
2018 18,804 -1.9%
2017 19,176 -2.4%
2016 19,650 -1.7%
2015 19,987 -1.4%
2014 20,276 -0.6%
2013 20,391 -0.8%
2012 20,559 -0.3%
2011 20,623 0.2%
2010 20,591 -

Race / Ethnicity in Selma

White
15.4% (2,820)
African American
81.8% (14,956)
American Indian
0.2% (29)
Asian
1.1% (201)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (44)
Hispanic
1.2% (221)
Race Selma AL USA
White 15.4% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 81.8% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.2% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Selma

Female
54.5% (9,957)
Male
45.5% (8,319)
Gender Selma AL USA
Female 54.5% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 45.5% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Selma for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (548)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (2,741)
High School / GED
33.0% (6,031)
Some College
20.0% (3,655)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,010)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,827)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,096)
Professional Degree
1.0% (182)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (182)
Education Selma AL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Selma, Alabama

Less than $10,000
19.1% (348,377)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.2% (185,833)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.6% (321,486)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (240,334)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (211,763)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.5% (192,315)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (167,586)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.7% (104,681)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (42,496)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (12,725)
Income Selma AL USA
Less than $10,000 19.1% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.6% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.5% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.7% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 4.1% 7.7%

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