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Population in 2010: 2,671. Population change since 2000: -23.7%
Males: 1,212  (45.4%)
Females: 1,459  (54.6%)

Median resident age:  35.3 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36701.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,923 (it was $11,591 in 2000)
Selmont-West Selmont:

$20,923
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,199

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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,778 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Selmont-West Selmont:

$51,778
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $48,882; Detached houses: $63,791; Mobile homes: $35,751

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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  • Black alone - 2,505 (93.8%)
  • White alone - 110 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Selmont-West Selmont: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (8.6%), United States (1.8%), Subsaharan African (1.1%).

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: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 35.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

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

  • Never married: 50.2%
  • Now married: 30.1%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

15 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.4%
Alabama:  2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

14.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Selmont-West Selmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 104% 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 slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from Selmont-West Selmont center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 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, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

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

  • Alabama State University (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,561)
  • Faulkner University (about 47 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 49 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • University of Montevallo (about 51 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 61 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • The University of Alabama (about 66 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • University of West Alabama (about 66 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)

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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 2012: 40.6%
(40.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.6% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Selmont-West Selmont, AL

Selmont-West Selmont compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Selmont-West Selmont travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.61%
Here43.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristEpiscopal Church
Adherents62.4%7.9%4.2%3.7%2.7%
Congregations29.5%12.6%8.4%8.4%2.1%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.5%2.3%1.9%1.8%10.6%
Congregations1.1%4.2%8.4%3.2%22.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

4.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, AL  0.45% ($22,063 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  0.38% ($25,981)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.26% ($23,811)


5.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, AL  1.05% ($28,327 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  0.49% ($32,814)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.37% ($22,396)

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)


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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