Selma, Indiana Population 2024

737

Selma is a city located in Delaware County Indiana. Selma has a 2024 population of 737. Selma is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 746 in 2020.

The average household income in Selma is $64,637 with a poverty rate of 20.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Selma is 34.1 years, 30.8 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Selma Demographics

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

  • White: 94.18%
  • Two or more races: 5.24%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
823.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.21% (-9)
The current population of Selma, Indiana is 737 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 746.

Selma, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White80994.18%
Two or more races455.24%
Native American40.47%
Black or African American10.12%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Selma Population by Race

Selma Population Pyramid 2024

Selma Median Age

34.1

Total

30.8

Male

38.2

Female

Selma Adults

There are 641 adults, (116 of whom are seniors) in Selma.

Selma Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Selma Sex Ratio

Female42749.71%
Male43250.29%

Selma Population by Age

Selma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3222.6371.128.9
Married1803.0888.911.1
Non Family741.4354.145.9
Female602.853565
Male821000
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Selma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Selma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,846

Average Earnings

$65,809

Average Male

$14,432

Average Female

Selma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Selma Language

99.39% of Selma residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Selma Language

Selma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White80917621.76%
Native4250%
Black11100%
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20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.83%

Male Poverty Rate

20.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selma is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selma is White, with 21.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.36%.

Selma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.35%
Some College15.66%
Less Than 9th Grade14.06%
Bachelors or Greater
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Selma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed77.14%
Female Employed15.84%
Female Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed9.3%
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Selma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Selma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Selma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Selma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Selma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Selma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

48

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Selma Veterans by War

count

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Selma Veterans by Age

count

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Selma Veterans by Race

Selma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Selma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Selma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Selma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.78%

Born in Selma

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Selma residents were born in the United States, with 87.78% having been born in Indiana. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Selma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029722-3-0.41%
2028725-3-0.41%
2027728-3-0.41%
2026731-3-0.41%
2025734-3-0.41%
2024737-3-0.41%
2023740-3-0.4%
2022743-3-0.4%
2021746
2020746-65-8.01%
2019811-4-0.49%
2018815-7-0.85%
2017822-7-0.84%
2016829-4-0.48%
2015833-6-0.72%
2014839-8-0.94%
2013847-3-0.35%
2012850-6-0.7%
2011856-3-0.35%
2010859
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Selma Population by Year