Selma, AL 36701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Selma, AL 36701

Acceptable Alternative
Valley Grande, AL 36701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 764
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,631
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 918
  • County: Dallas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.413, Longitude -87.027
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36701 has segments in 2 Counties (Dallas, Perry).

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Selma, AL 36701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,254
Population in Households 22,721
Population in Familes 18,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 533
Population Density1 95
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 9,088
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 6,038
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,570 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,518 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,896 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $91,155
Average Home Value $120,615


Median Household Income $33,200
Average Household Income $50,217
Per Capita Income $20,098
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.54%
Households -0.52% -0.57%
Families -0.67% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Selma, AL 36701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36701 to the other 616 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 47 93rd
Population Density1 # 258 58th
Diversity Index2 # 178 71st
Median Household Income # 456 26th
Per Capita Income # 347 44th

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