Selma, NC has a population of 6,325 and is the 5,566th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,306 per sq mi which is 622% higher than the North Carolina average and 1342% higher than the national average. The median age in Selma is 32 which is approximately 17% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Selma, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 70% speak English and 28% speak Spanish. 57% of Selma residents were born in North Carolina, 22% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 21% were foreign born.