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Selma City, Alabama Housing Analysis

   (County: Dallas County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Selma City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,536

Renter-occupied housing units : 154

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 66

Renter-occupied housing units : 244

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 825

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,319

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,243

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,009


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Selma City, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 177

Householder 35 to 44 years : 249

Householder 45 to 54 years : 496

Householder 55 to 59 years : 254

Householder 60 to 64 years : 242

Householder 65 to 74 years : 420

Householder 75 years and over : 66

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 22

Householder 35 to 44 years : 163

Householder 45 to 54 years : 241

Householder 55 to 59 years : 144

Householder 60 to 64 years : 336

Householder 65 to 74 years : 344

Householder 75 years and over : 516


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Selma City, Alabama)

Less than 10.0 percent : 116

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 131

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 233

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 277

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 444

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 275

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 208

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 384

50.0 percent or more : 1,020

Not computed : 638


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Selma City, Alabama)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $114,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $153,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $83,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $91,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $98,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $77,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $80,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $80,300


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Selma City, Alabama: 64.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Selma City, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 33.78%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 18.09%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 48.13%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Selma City, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,468,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 12 48 $2,499,469
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 58 $3,967,469
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 5 5 $466,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $466,000
2002        
  Single Family 4 4 $322,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $322,000
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $569,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 58 $2,728,110
  Total

5 61 $3,297,110
2004        
  Single Family 5 5 $1,242,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $1,242,000
2005        
  Single Family 24 24 $3,200,730
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $3,200,730
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Selma City, AL): $21,261
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Selma City): $61,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Selma City): $343
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Selma City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 75.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.2%
Electricity: 22.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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