Selma, CA has a population of 24,228 and is the 1,802nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,695 per sq mi which is 1920% higher than the California average and 5082% higher than the national average. The median age in Selma is 31 which is approximately 15% lower than the California average of 36. In Selma, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 42% speak English and 54% speak Spanish. 67% of Selma residents were born in California, 7% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 24% were foreign born.