Selmont-West Selmont, AlabamaSelmont-West Selmont
is a town located in Dallas County, Alabama
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the town is 3,502.
Geography\nSelmont-West Selmont is located at 32°22'43" North, 87°0'24" West (32.378494, -87.006659)1
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 8.6 km²
). 8.5 km² (3.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.21% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 3,502 people, 1,227 households, and 879 families residing in the town. The population density
is 412.2/km² (1,068.1/mi²). There are 1,574 housing units at an average density of 185.3/km² (480.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 7.91% White
, 91.35% Black
or African American
, 0.14% Native American
, 0.09% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.03% from other races
, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,227 households out of which 41.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.6% are married couples living together, 39.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% are non-families. 25.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.85 and the average family size is 3.46.
In the town the population is spread out with 36.3% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 16.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 27 years. For every 100 females there are 80.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 73.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $11,591, and the median income for a family is $15,000. Males have a median income of $27,000 versus $17,786 for females. The per capita income for the town is $9,602. 55.6% of the population and 53.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 64.8% are under the age of 18 and 50.0% are 65 or older.