Selma employment information

Income per capita$15,698$23,936$28,555
Median household income$21,635$43,511$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,163$54,337$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,824$25,060$33,219
Median earnings male$21,692$33,320$36,116
Median earnings female$16,128$22,089$25,692
Unemployment rate11.5%6.0%5.8%
Poverty level43.2%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Selma is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Selma is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Selma is 97% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Selma is 177% higher than the national average.

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Selma median earnings by income bracket

Selma employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.2%1.2%
Manufacturing sector25.6%2.0%
Financial & insurance services1.5%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services10.3%11.0%
Public administration5.1%5.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%2.2%
Education, health & social services11.5%42.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Benton, AL42$59,37511%
Valley Grande, AL3,951$55,3594%
Selmont-West Selmont, AL2,887$21,27260%
Orrville, AL114$16,96468%
Selma, AL20,276$21,63560%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sulphur, LA20,275$46,78013%
Gardner, MA20,279$46,58913%
West Mifflin, PA20,271$47,89410%
Oregon, OH20,282$52,4232%
Shelby, NC20,283$32,50039%
Selma, AL20,276$21,63560%
Source: The Selma, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.