Selma, Indiana Population 2020

818

Selma is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 818, it is the 336th largest city in Indiana and the 11187th largest city in the United States. Selma is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -5.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 866 in 2010. Selma reached it's highest population of 866 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Selma has a population density of 914 people per square mile.

The average household income in Selma is $52,927 with a poverty rate of 14.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $79,700. The median age in Selma is 39.2 years, 32.5 years for males, and 43.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.2 males.

Selma Demographics

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

  • White: 96.38%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Selma, Indiana is 818, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 826.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 866.

Selma, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85396.38%
Two or More Races273.05%
Some Other Race30.34%
Black or African American20.23%

Selma Population Pyramid 2020

Selma Median Age

39.2


Total

32.5


Male

43.2


Female

Selma Adults

There are 679 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Selma.

Selma Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Selma Sex Ratio

Female

421

47.57%

Male

464

52.43%

Selma Households and Families

Selma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Selma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.5%11.5%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Female50.8%49.2%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3432.5572.6
Married1562.988.5
Non Family941.2152.1
Female633.4850.8
Male302.97100

2.92

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

12%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Selma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade132.12%
9th to 12th Grade426.84%
High School Graduate29147.39%
Some College14223.13%
Associates Degree487.82%
Bachelors Degree6811.07%
Graduate Degree101.63%

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White58453276
Hispanic27242
Multiple Races16162
Other Race3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,371$36,364$23,523
Less Than High School$26,667$$25,417
High School Grad$25,938$33,750$20,625
Some College$26,736$39,250$25,000
Bachelors Degree$41,875$47,083$38,750
Graduate Degree$49,250$$

$27,371

Average Earnings

$36,364

Average Male

$23,523

Average Female

Selma Language

Selma Language by Age

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 Spanish, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Selma Poverty

Selma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79211915.03%
Hispanic7556.67%
Multiple27311.11%
Black22100.00%

14.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.56%

Male Poverty Rate

19.09%

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 Hispanic, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Name Poverty
High School14.09%
Some College12.11%
Less Than High School7.27%
Bachelors or Greater6.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.93%
Female Unemployed37.50%
Female Employed8.51%
Male Employed5.53%

Selma Income

Selma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,673$52,927
Families$49,583$57,584
Married Families$56,500-
Non Families$32,500$31,722

Selma Marital Status

Selma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Selma Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Selma Marital Status by Race

Selma Veterans

93

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
First Gulf War26
Korea14
Second Gulf War7
World War II6

$Selma Veterans by Education

6.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selma Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Selma Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.68%

Born in Indiana

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.66% of Selma residents were born in the United States, with 80.68% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020818-4-0.49%
2019822-4-0.48%
2018826-7-0.84%
2017833-4-0.48%
2016837-5-0.59%
2015842-7-0.82%
2014849-5-0.59%
2013854-5-0.58%
2012859-7-0.81%
20118660.00%
20108660.00%