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Selma is 9th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Two or More

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Selma Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 7,148 270th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.0 313th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,096.8 262nd 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Selma Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 9.1% 66th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.9% 232nd 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.6% 326th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Selma Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.6% 36th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.5% 107th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Selma Rank Texas US
Race - White 74.4% 226th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 9.0% 153rd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 214th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.0% 66th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 37th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.5% 9th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 36.8% 144th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 48.6% 214th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Selma Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.1% 314th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.4% 169th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Selma Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,180 348th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 8.5% 293rd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 1,617 368th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 88.4% 29th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $163,300 73rd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.9 174th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Selma Rank Texas US
Income per capita $29,112 85th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $74,483 63rd $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 1.3% 382nd 17.0% 14.3%

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