Selma, Virginia Population 2021

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Selma is a city located in Alleghany County Virginia. Selma has a 2020 population of 630. Selma is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 19.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 529 in 2010. Selma reached it's highest population of 630 in 2019.

The average household income in Selma is $52,962 with a poverty rate of 5.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $76,700. The median age in Selma is 47.8 years, 52.4 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Selma Demographics

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

  • White: 88.10%
  • Two or more races: 9.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Selma, Virginia is 630 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 397.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 529.

Selma, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55588.10%
Two or More Races599.37%
Black or African American162.54%
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Selma Population by Race

Selma Population Pyramid $2021

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Selma Median Age

47.8


Total

52.4


Male

47.4


Female

Selma Adults

There are 450 adults, (166 of whom are seniors) in Selma.

Selma Age Dependency

121.8

Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Selma Sex Ratio

Female

330

52.38%

Male

300

47.62%

Selma Population by Age

Selma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Male100%0%
All93.9%6.1%
Married87%13%
Female0%0%

93.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Selma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2302.593.9
Married1083.5487
Non Family851.51100
Male371.73100
Female00

3.08

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Selma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade245.33%
9th to 12th Grade388.44%
High School Graduate18340.67%
Some College11726.00%
Associates Degree265.78%
Bachelors Degree153.33%
Graduate Degree4710.44%
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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
White40536353
2+ Races2914
Black16119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 56.25%.

Selma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,077$49,632$30,729
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$51,048$51,532$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$28,359$$

$48,077

Average Earnings

$49,632

Average Male

$30,729

Average Female

Selma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selma Language by Age

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Selma Language

100.00% of Selma residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Selma Language

Selma Poverty by Race

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5.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.58%

Male Poverty Rate

4.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selma is Multiple, with 61.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selma is Multiple, with 61.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.98%.

Selma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.25%
High School8.59%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Selma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Selma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,625$52,962
Families$52,056$52,741
Married Families$51,210-
Non Families$27,411$53,339
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Income by Household Type

Selma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 35-44, 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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14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Selma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+11
65 to 743
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Selma Veterans by Age

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Selma Veterans by Race

Selma Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selma Veterans by Education

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32.2%

Labor Force Participation

25.6%

Employment Rate

0%

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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85.71%

Born in Selma

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Selma residents were born in the United States, with 85.71% having been born in Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Selma Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216300.00%
20206300.00%
201963023358.69%
2018397-22-5.25%
2017419338.55%
20163864713.86%
2015339-100-22.78%
2014439-13-2.88%
2013452-177-28.14%
20126297313.13%
2011556275.10%
20105290.00%

Selma Population by Year