Selma, Texas Population 2022

12,034
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Selma is a city located in Texas. Selma has a 2020 population of 12,034. Selma is currently growing at a rate of 4.71% annually and its population has increased by 9.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,952 in 2010.

The average household income in Selma is $86,456 with a poverty rate of 5.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,524 per month, and the median house value is $201,900. The median age in Selma is 31.7 years, 28.7 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Selma Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Selmawas:

  • White: 49.71%
  • Black or African American: 24.68%
  • Two or more races: 10.13%
  • Other race: 8.39%
  • Asian: 6.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Native American: 0.12%
The current population of Selma, Texas is 12,034 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,952.

Selma, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,58849.71%
Black or African American2,77424.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.12%
Asian7636.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.18%
Some Other Race9438.39%
Two or More Races1,13910.13%
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Selma Population by Race

Selma Population Pyramid 2022

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Selma Median Age

32.4


Total

29.5


Male

34.6


Female

Selma Adults

There are 8,462 adults, (784 of whom are seniors) in Selma.

Selma Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

10.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Selma Sex Ratio

Female

5,713

50.82%

Male

5,528

49.18%

Selma Population by Age

Selma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.1%23.9%
Married57.9%42.1%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female44.6%55.4%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Selma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8712.954.6
Married2,0993.6357.9
Male1133.2476.1
Female5163.644.6
Non Family1,1431.1950.8

3.49

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Selma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2042.65%
9th to 12th Grade2032.64%
High School Graduate1,84023.90%
Some College1,95325.36%
Associates Degree7569.82%
Bachelors Degree1,73522.53%
Graduate Degree1,00913.10%
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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
Asian431380220
White2,8472,7911,385
2+ Races467467155
Black2,0892,064605
Hispanic2,1701,895491
Other Race66140520
Islander2020

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.04%.

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,963$39,572$37,346
Less Than 9th Grade$23,527$$
High School Graduate$29,388$29,403$29,130
Some College$36,946$43,929$36,550
Bachelors Degree$50,973$51,386$50,455
Graduate Degree$56,645$46,466$60,295

$38,963

Average Earnings

$39,572

Average Male

$37,346

Average Female

Selma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selma Language by Age

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Selma Language

81.77% of Selma residents speak only English, while 18.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.34% of the population.

Selma Language

Selma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian76321628.31%
White3,6262125.85%
Black2,774832.99%
Other1NaN%
Multiple1,139211.84%
Hispanic3,625371.02%

5.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

5.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selma is Asian, with 28.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selma is Hispanic, with 1.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.50%.

Selma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.14%
High School1.96%
Some College4.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%

Selma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.00%
Male Unemployed0.83%
Female Employed2.86%
Female Unemployed53.85%

Selma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$84,712$93,560
Families$98,330$98,545
Married Families$99,548-
Non Families$68,861$75,724
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Income by Household Type

Selma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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 45-54, 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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1,334

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War756
First Gulf War660
Vietnam262
Korea
World War II

Selma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34153
35 to 54627
55 to 64327
65 to 74200
75+27

Selma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White67716.27%
Black44320.59%
Asian286.90%
Other Race587.90%
2+ Races12821.59%
Hispanic2379.73%

Selma Veterans by Race

Selma Veterans by Education

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4.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selma Veterans by Education

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80.1%

Labor Force Participation

71.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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42.12%

Born in Selma

92.02%

Native Born

7.98%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

5.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.02% of Selma residents were born in the United States, with 42.12% having been born in Texas. 2.05% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105,5400.00%
20116,0815419.77%
20126,6225418.90%
20137,1635418.17%
20147,7045417.55%
20158,2455417.02%
20168,7865416.56%
20179,3275416.16%
20189,8685415.80%
201910,4095415.48%
202010,9525435.22%
202111,4935414.94%
202212,0345414.71%

Selma Population by Year