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Living In Selma, AL

A town located in Alabama, Selma has a population of slightly more than 19,000. The city's residents, with an average age of just under 38, are younger than most cities in Alabama. By a narrow 54%-46% margin, renters are slightly more common than homeowners in Selma, driven in part by a relatively affordable average rent that is $205 a month lower than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Selma will save around $2,500 compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 20 minutes, shorter than most cities in the state, Selma residents have found that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Many residents (29%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Six percent of the population in Selma works in manufacturing, making it the most common industry. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 6% of residents work in transportation, making it the top profession in the city. Selma workers take home an average annual income of just over $39,000, around $22,000 less than those elsewhere in Alabama. Selma's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average, Selma has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (21%). Further, 11% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

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