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Selma city, Alabama

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Selma city, Alabama
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
17,023
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
17,965
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-5.2%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 17,971
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 20,756
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.9%
Female persons, percent
56.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
17.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
79.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
0.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
15.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 813
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 2.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 46.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $92,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $1,105
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $340
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $679
Building permits, 2022 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 7,456
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.33
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 85.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 1.9%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 84.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 80.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 87.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 19.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 12.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 50.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 47.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 34,380
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 158,158
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,260
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 250,899
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,692
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 24.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $31,084
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $21,575
Persons in poverty, percent
29.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 X
Total employment, 2021 X
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 452
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 261
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 42
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 37
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 291
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 310
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 1,301.4
Population per square mile, 2010 1,503.1
Land area in square miles, 2020 13.81
Land area in square miles, 2010 13.81
FIPS Code 0169120
Value Notes

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The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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