Selma, AL Micropolitan Statistical Area AL Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Selma, AL Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Selma, AL Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,394
Daytime Population: Workers 13,347
Daytime Population: Residents 27,870
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 41,217
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 40,537
Population in Familes 33,505
Population in Group Qrtrs 857
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $29,008
Average Household Income $45,533
Per Capita Income $18,185


Total Housing Units 20,208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,605 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,539 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,064 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $84,904
Average Home Value $117,371


Total Households 16,144
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 10,650
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.78% -1.14%
Households -0.76% -1.13%
Families -0.98% -1.27%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   0.99%

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