Selma, Indiana Population 2021

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Selma is a city located in Delaware County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 809, it is the 339th largest city in Indiana and the 11228th largest city in the United States . Selma is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -6.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 866 in 2010. Selma reached it's highest population of 853 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Selma has a population density of 904 people per square mile.

The average household income in Selma is $53,310 with a poverty rate of 15.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $600 per month, and the median house value is $81,700. The median age in Selma is 37.4 years, 30.9 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Selma Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Selma was:

  • White: 94.61%
  • Two or more races: 4.27%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Other race: 0.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Selma, Indiana is 809 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 812.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 866.

Selma, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84294.61%
Two or More Races384.27%
Some Other Race40.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.45%
Black or African American20.22%
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Selma Population by Race

Selma Population Pyramid $2021

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Selma Median Age

37.4


Total

30.9


Male

38.9


Female

Selma Adults

There are 661 adults, (121 of whom are seniors) in Selma.

Selma Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Selma Sex Ratio

Female

449

50.45%

Male

441

49.55%

Selma Population by Age

Selma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married79.3%20.7%
All68.9%31.1%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female53.3%46.7%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Selma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3282.6968.9
Married1453.3379.3
Non Family981.3455.1
Female603.2353.3
Male252.92100

3.17

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Selma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.70%
9th to 12th Grade457.65%
High School Graduate28848.98%
Some College13122.28%
Associates Degree437.31%
Bachelors Degree6410.88%
Graduate Degree71.19%
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Selma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White54449369
Hispanic33292
2+ Races28282
Other Race4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.68%.

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,875$40,511$25,481
Less Than 9th Grade$$$9,792
High School Graduate$30,000$39,125$21,635
Some College$33,125$41,667$26,000
Bachelors Degree$42,500$$44,167
Graduate Degree$48,125$$

$32,875

Average Earnings

$40,511

Average Male

$25,481

Average Female

Selma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selma Language by Age

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Selma Language

99.04% of Selma residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Selma Language

Selma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78112716.26%
Hispanic7956.33%
Native44100.00%
Multiple3825.26%
Black22100.00%

15.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.15%

Male Poverty Rate

18.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selma is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selma is Multiple, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.35%.

Selma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College16.67%
High School12.50%
Less Than 9th Grade9.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.41%

Selma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Unemployed24.14%
Female Employed9.73%
Male Employed7.35%

Selma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,974$53,310
Families$57,143$59,690
Married Families$62,083-
Non Families$35,357$33,542
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Income by Household Type

Selma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Selma Married by Age and Sex

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Selma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Selma Marital Status by Race

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Selma Marital Status

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64

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War15
Korea14
Second Gulf War6
World War II5

Selma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6420
75+16
35 to 5416
65 to 7410
18 to 342

Selma Veterans by Age

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Selma Veterans by Race

Selma Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selma Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Selma Employment by Age

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Selma Employment by Race

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Selma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.33%

Born in Selma

99.55%

Native Born

0.45%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.55% of Selma residents were born in the United States, with 79.33% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Selma Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021809-1-0.12%
2020810-1-0.12%
2019811-1-0.12%
2018812-7-0.85%
2017819-7-0.85%
2016826-3-0.36%
2015829-7-0.84%
2014836-7-0.83%
2013843-3-0.35%
2012846-7-0.82%
20118530.00%
20108530.00%

Selma Population by Year