Selmont-West Selmont, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 2,671. Population change since 2000: -23.7%
Males: 1,202  (45.0%)
Females: 1,469  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36701.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,680 (it was $11,591 in 2000)
Selmont-West Selmont:

$21,680
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,884 (it was $9,602 in 2000)

Selmont-West Selmont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $52,686 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Selmont-West Selmont:

$52,686
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $53,179; Detached houses: $70,631; Mobile homes: $28,984

Median gross rent in 2013: $533.

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  • Races in Selmont-West Selmont, AL (2010)

    Selmont-West Selmont races chart
    • 2,50593.8%Black alone
    • 1104.1%White alone
    • 411.5%Hispanic
    • 110.4%Two or more races
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

Races in Selmont-West Selmont detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Selmont-West Selmont: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (7.4%), United States (2.3%), Subsaharan African (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.28 square miles.

Population density: 815 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Selmont-West Selmont:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 20.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Selmont-West Selmont CDP:

  • Never married: 55.7%
  • Now married: 28.0%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

15 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $210 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $210 (0.4%)

Selmont-West Selmont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (42.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (528.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Selma, AL (1.7 miles ), Craig-Tyler, AL (1.7 miles ), Sardis, AL (2.7 miles ), Valley Grande, AL (3.0 miles ), Benton, AL (3.5 miles) , Orrville, AL (3.9 miles ), Carlowville, AL (4.0 miles ), Benton-Collirene, AL (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.38 N, Longitude: 87.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

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Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.2%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Material moving occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Selmont-West Selmont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Selmont-West Selmont, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Selmont-West Selmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Selmont-West Selmont place center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Selmont-West Selmont-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from Selmont-West Selmont center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 104.6 miles away from Selmont-West Selmont center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 424.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Selmont-West Selmont:

  • WARREN MANOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • FMC DALLAS COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • PARK PLACE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • FMC SELMA (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • VAUGHAN REG MED CENTER PARKWAY CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • LIGHTHOUSE REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • FMC VALLEY CREEK (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SELMA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selmont-West Selmont:

  • Alabama State University (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,457)
  • Faulkner University (about 47 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 49 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • University of Montevallo (about 52 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 61 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 66 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • University of West Alabama (about 71 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)

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Churches in Selmont-West Selmont include: Zion Church (A), Selmont Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dallas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 42.7%
(64.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Selmont-West Selmont compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Alabama average:

11.9

Selmont-West Selmont travel time to work - commute Selmont-West Selmont mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

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Religion statistics for Selmont-West Selmont CDP (based on Dallas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,76473
Black Protestant6,39834
Mainline Protestant2,43826
Catholic5362
Other4105
None17,274-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Dallas County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dallas County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Dallas County:

9.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dallas County:

41.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

13.5%

3.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, AL  0.48% ($21,882 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.21% ($23,100)
from Perry County, AL  0.21% ($22,833)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, AL  0.97% ($23,921 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  0.35% ($31,740)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.32% ($26,761)

Strongest AM radio stations in Selmont-West Selmont:

  • WMRK (1340 AM; 1 kW; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER B/C CO. INC.)
  • WHBB (1490 AM; 1 kW; SELMA, AL; Owner: BROADSOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Selmont-West Selmont:

  • WALX (100.9 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDXX (100.1 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: BROADSOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAQU (91.1 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJAM-FM (97.3 FM; ORRVILLE, AL; Owner: SCOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • W232AN (94.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)

TV broadcast stations around Selmont-West Selmont:

  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W24CK (Channel 24; SELMA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 56m184ftTotal length
  • $23,597,000Total costs
  • 16,880Total average daily traffic
  • 2,143Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,000Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

Selmont-West Selmont on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
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