|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Selmer is 4,425. Selmer, Tennessee is the 5,146th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Selmer was in 1990, when its population was 5,005. In 1990, Selmer was the 4,073rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,146th largest city in the US. Selmer is currently 11.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Selmer has shrunk 2.1% since the year 2000. Selmer, Tennessee's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5142||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan||4,431||12.6%|
|5145||Plain City, Ohio||4,425||54.6%|
|5147||La Grange, Texas||4,423||-1.6%|
|5150||Holly Ridge, North Carolina||4,420||432.5%|
|5151||Breckenridge Hills, Missouri||4,419||-8.1%|
The total voting age population of Selmer, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,279. The voting age population is 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.6% of the residents of Selmer are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Selmer are 92.7% White, 4.9% Black, 1.0% Two or more races, 0.9% Asian and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 3.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Selmer, 25.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.4%. On a per-household basis, 21.6% of families are below the poverty line in Selmer.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.8% of Selmer residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.4% of Selmer residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.2% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Selmer residents aged 5 and older, 2.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Selmer is 22.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Selmer, 13.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Selmer is $36,490.
In Selmer, 54.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.4% of housing units in Selmer.
Of all the housing units in Selmer, 5.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Selmer, 4.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Selmer is $630.
In Selmer, 78.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.