Selma Information

Selma Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Selma, AL

General Selma Information

State: Alabama

County: Dallas County

Close cities: Tyler, AL, Plantersville, AL, Sardis, AL, Orrville, AL, Jones, AL, Selma, AL, Benton, AL

Selma Population (census data)
Total 18,949 (-7.5% since 2000)
Male 8,313 (43.9%)
Female 10,636 (56.1%)

Population Density: 1,367 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.4 (US Avg is 100)

Selma Elevation: 139 feet above sea level

Land Area: 13.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $24,481

Zip Codes: 36702, 36701, and 36703.

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Selma Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (69.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (28.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (6.0%)
  • English (3.8%)
  • Irish (3.0%)
  • German (2.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.4%)
  • Subsaharan African (1.2%)

Local Selma Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: , Memphis Grizzlies, Atlanta Hawks,
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators,
NCAA Sports: Alabama State University, University of Alabama

Selma School Information

High Schools
Selma Early College High School (Wallace Community College-Selma / 3000 Earl Goodwin Pa, Selma, AL, 36703 - Selma City Schools District)
Selma High School (2180 Broad Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Southside High School (7975 U.S. Highway 80 E, Selma, AL, 36701 - Dallas County District)
Middle Schools
Selma Middle Chat Academy (1701 Summerfield Road, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
William R Martin Middle School (2863 Dallas County Road 81, Selma, AL, 36703 - Dallas County District)
Elementary Schools
Brantley Elementary School (5585 Water Avenue, Selma, AL, 36703 - Dallas County District)
Bruce K Craig Elementary School (Building 108 Craig Ind Park, Selma, AL, 36701 - Dallas County District)
Byrd Elementary School (625 Lapsley Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Cedar Park Elementary School (1101 Woodrow Avenue, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Clark Elementary School (405 Lawrence Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Edgewood Elementary School (709 Highland Avenue, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Knox Elementary School (1002 Mabry Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Meadowview Elementary School (1816 Orrville Road, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Payne Elementary School (1529 N Franklin Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Sophia P Kingston Elementary School (2224 Selma Avenue, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Tipton Elementary-Middle School (2500 Tipton Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Dallas County District)
Valley Grande Elementary School (2765 Dallas County Road 81, Selma, AL, 36701 - Dallas County District)
Other/Private Schools
Phoenix School (501 Plant Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
School Of Discovery Genesis Center (400 Washington Street, Selma, AL, 36701 - Selma City School District District)
Southside Primary School (3104 Old Montgomery Highway, Selma, AL, 36701 - Dallas County District)

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