Selma, AL 36703 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 36703: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Selma, AL 36703

Acceptable Alternative
Valley Grande, AL 36703

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 399
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,955
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 254
  • County: Dallas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 32.421, Longitude -87.007
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 36703 has segments in 2 Counties (Autauga, Dallas).

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Selma, AL 36703 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,212
Population in Households 12,982
Population in Familes 10,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 230
Population Density1 100
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 4,932
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 3,317
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,859 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,575 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,357 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 927 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $69,370
Average Home Value $96,291


Median Household Income $21,069
Average Household Income $34,460
Per Capita Income $13,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.42% -0.6%
Households -0.45% -0.61%
Families -0.59% -0.7%
Median Household Income   -0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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 36703 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 36703 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 # 136 78th
Population Density1 # 252 59th
Diversity Index2 # 286 54th
Median Household Income # 593 4th
Per Capita Income # 595 4th

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