Selma, Oregon Population 2024

871

Selma is a city located in Josephine County Oregon. Selma has a 2024 population of 871. Selma is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 913 in 2020.

The average household income in Selma is $85,884 with a poverty rate of 10.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Selma is 36.6 years, 37 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Selma Demographics

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

  • White: 95.85%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
134.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.6% (-42)
The current population of Selma, Oregon is 871 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 913.

Selma, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White85595.85%
Two or more races374.15%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Selma Population by Race

Selma Population Pyramid 2024

Selma Median Age

36.6

Total

37

Male

34

Female

Selma Adults

There are 672 adults, (197 of whom are seniors) in Selma.

Selma Age Dependency

87.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Selma Sex Ratio

Female46752.35%
Male42547.65%

Selma Population by Age

Selma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3312.6988.811.2
Married2253.3598.21.8
Non Family72054.245.8
Female291.791000
Male52.21000

3.15

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Selma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade131.96%
9th to 12th Grade243.63%
High School Graduate22634.14%
Some College28042.3%
Associates Degree10415.71%
Bachelors Degree50.76%
Graduate Degree101.51%

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
White64360615
2+ Races19190
Hispanic11110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.33%.

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

Selma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Selma Language

98.61% of Selma residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Selma Language

Selma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8539711.37%

10.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.06%

Male Poverty Rate

7.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selma is White, with 11.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selma is White, with 11.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.65%.

Selma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade67.57%
Bachelors or Greater66.67%
Some College10.68%
High School9.29%

Selma Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Selma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$42,319$85,884
Families$42,418$99,797
Married Families$54,917$-999,999,999
Non Families-$35,835

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Selma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

68.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Selma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Selma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

111

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam88
World War II23
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0

Selma Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7451
55 to 6431
75+29
18 to 340
35 to 540

Selma Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9714.88%
2+ Races1470%
Hispanic654.55%

Selma Veterans by Race

Selma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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

33.41%

Born in Selma

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

0.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Selma residents were born in the United States, with 33.41% having been born in Oregon. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Selma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024871-10-1.14%
2023881-11-1.23%
20228929211.5%
2021800-113-12.38%
202091332254.48%
2019591-67-10.18%
20186587312.48%
2017585-58-9.02%
2016643-32-4.74%
2015675223.37%
20146539517.03%
2013558-21-3.63%
2012579-53-8.39%
2011632-63-9.06%
201069500%

Selma Population by Year