StatisticSelmaCaliforniaNational
Population24,22839,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)4,69525691
Median age30.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%46%43%
Speak English42%56%79%
Speak Spanish54%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Selma is 1734% higher than California
  • The median age in Selma is 15% lower than California
  • In Selma 73.68% of the population is White
  • In Selma 0.43% of the population is Black
  • In Selma 5.20% of the population is Asian

Compare Selma, CA Demographics

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      Selma population breakdown by race

      RaceSelmaCaliforniaNational
      White73.68%61.26%73.35%
      Black0.43%5.85%12.63%
      Asian5.20%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.79%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.73%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.31%4.62%3.06%
      Other race14.87%13.28%4.75%
      In Selma, 80.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Selma age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Selma, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).