Selma, Indiana

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Selma is a town located in Liberty Township, Delaware County, Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 880. It is part of the Muncie, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Selma is located at 40°11'28" North, 85°16'21" West (40.191147, -85.272440)[3]. Indiana State Road 32 runs along the northern edge of the town.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 880 people, 336 households, and 250 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,037.2 people per square mile (399.7/km²). There were 349 housing units at an average density of 411.4/sq mi (158.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.84% White, 0.57% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 0.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 336 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $44,423, and the median income for a family was $50,357. Males had a median income of $35,333 versus $23,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,361. 4.7% of the population and 4.5% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.1% of those under the age of 18 and 3.8% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.


Albany‡ | Chesterfield‡ | Daleville | Eaton | Gaston | Muncie | Selma | Yorktown

Center | Delaware | Hamilton | Harrison | Liberty | Monroe | Mount Pleasant | Niles | Perry | Salem | Union | Washington

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