Selma is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 16,964, it is the 35th largest city in Alabama and the 2106th largest city in the United States. Selma is currently declining at a rate of -2.65% annually and its population has decreased by -18.27% 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 1,228 people per square mile.
The average household income in Selma is $39,467 with a poverty rate of 40.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $602 per month, and the median house value is $90,200. The median age in Selma is 36.5 years, 32 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.1 males.