Selma is a city located in Dallas County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Dallas County. With a 2020 population of 16,095, it is the 36th largest city in Alabama and the 2215th largest city in the United States . Selma is currently declining at a rate of -3.41% annually and its population has decreased by -22.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,756 in 2010. Selma reached it's highest population of 28,385 in 1960. Spanning over 14 miles, Selma has a population density of 1,166 people per square mile.
The average household income in Selma is $41,641 with a poverty rate of 37.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $612 per month, and the median house value is $87,300. The median age in Selma is 37.7 years, 33.7 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.