Selma, Michigan Population 2024

2,296

Selma is a city located in Lake County, Missaukee County, and Wexford County Michigan. Selma has a 2024 population of 2,296. Selma is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 2.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,235 in 2020.

The average household income in Selma is $87,824 with a poverty rate of 11.84%. The median age in Selma is 52.7 years: 56.3 years for males, and 51.9 years for females.

Selma Demographics

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

  • White: 86.84%
  • Two or more races: 10.89%
  • Asian: 1.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.57%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
66.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.73% (61)
The current population of Selma, Michigan is 2,296 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,235.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,69086.84%
Two or more races21210.89%
Asian281.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.57%
Other race50.26%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Selma Population by Race

Selma Population Pyramid 2024

Selma Median Age

52.7

Total

56.3

Male

51.9

Female

Selma Adults

There are 1,603 adults, (492 of whom are seniors) in Selma.

Selma Age Dependency

75.2

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Selma Sex Ratio

Female95148.87%
Male99551.13%

Selma Population by Age

Selma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8352.3292.17.9
Married5262.6798.71.3
Non Family2261.2585.414.6
Female743.1470.329.7
Male92.5655.644.4

2.68

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

92.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Selma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade775.13%
Associates Degree1137.53%
Bachelors Degree30120.07%
Graduate Degree18812.53%
High School Graduate42928.6%
Less Than 9th Grade171.13%
Some College37525%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3661,293401
2+ Races999474
Asian2599
Hispanic1755
Other Race555
Islander550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$101,875$40,458
Graduate Degree$0$57,813$155,729
High School Graduate$46,250$46,389$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$50,734$51,280$41,917
Some College$50,452$50,920$37,917

$50,734

Average Earnings

$51,280

Average Male

$41,917

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

99.78% of Selma residents speak only English, while 0.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.22% of the population.

Selma Language

Selma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,6731559.26%
Multiple2127033.02%
Hispanic613659.02%
Asian28414.29%

11.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.91%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selma is Hispanic, with 59.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selma is White, with 9.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.34%.

Selma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.53%
High School13.99%
Bachelors or Greater7.57%
Some College6.03%

Selma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed11.6%
Male Unemployed5.11%
Male Employed3.41%

Selma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$77,224$104,327
Households$61,932$87,824
Married Families$86,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,318$39,664

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Selma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.9%

Male Marriage Rate

64.0%

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 55-64, 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

142

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War36
Vietnam31
First Gulf War14
Korea3
World War II0

Selma Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+35
35 to 5430
65 to 7428
18 to 3427
55 to 6422

Selma Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1429.71%

Selma Veterans by Race

Selma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

16.7%

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

84.43%

Born in Selma

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

1.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Selma residents were born in the United States, with 84.43% having been born in Michigan. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Selma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,371150.64%
20282,356150.64%
20272,341150.64%
20262,326150.65%
20252,311150.65%
20242,296150.66%
20232,281150.66%
20222,266150.67%
20212,251160.72%
20202,235934.34%
20192,142120.56%
20182,130110.52%
20172,11980.38%
20162,111110.52%
20152,10010.05%
20142,099241.16%
20132,075-5-0.24%
20122,080-7-0.34%
20112,087-7-0.33%
20102,09400%

Selma Population by Year