Selby, South Dakota Population 2024

607

Selby is a city located in Walworth County South Dakota. Selby has a 2024 population of 607. It is also the county seat of Walworth County.Selby is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 610 in 2020.

The average household income in Selby is $74,694 with a poverty rate of 4.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Selby is 40 years, 41 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Selby Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Selby was:

  • White: 83.6%
  • Two or more races: 6.19%
  • Other race: 4.32%
  • Native American: 3.88%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
852.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.49% (-3)
The current population of Selby, South Dakota is 607 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 610.

Selby, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White58183.6%
Two or more races436.19%
Other race304.32%
Native American273.88%
Black or African American142.01%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Selby Population by Race

Selby Population Pyramid 2024

Selby Median Age

40

Total

41

Male

37

Female

Selby Adults

There are 536 adults, (165 of whom are seniors) in Selby.

Selby Age Dependency

87.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Selby Sex Ratio

Female35851.51%
Male33748.49%

Selby Population by Age

Selby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2652.2781.918.1
Married1503.0785.314.7
Non Family891.0775.324.7
Male161.57525
Female102.11000
showing: 5 rows

2.87

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Selby Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Selby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selby Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 95.83%.

Selby Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,821

Average Earnings

$37,768

Average Male

$29,792

Average Female

Selby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selby Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Selby Language

94.59% of Selby residents speak only English, while 5.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Selby Language

Selby Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White503275.37%
Native6350%
showing: 2 rows

4.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.94%

Male Poverty Rate

3.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selby is Native, with 50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selby is White, with 5.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.95%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.29%.

Selby Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.65%
Some College8.99%
High School3.42%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Selby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40%
Female Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed1.32%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Selby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selby Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Selby Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Selby Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Selby Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Selby Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Selby Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Selby Veterans by War

count

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Selby Veterans by Age

count

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Selby Veterans by Race

Selby Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selby Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Selby Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Selby Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Selby Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.93%

Born in Selby

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

3.74%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Selby residents were born in the United States, with 69.93% having been born in South Dakota. 3.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Selby Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029607
2028607
2027607
2026607
2025607
2024607
2023607
2022607
2021607-3-0.49%
2020610-12-1.93%
2019622-6-0.96%
2018628
2017628-1-0.16%
201662930.48%
2015626-13-2.03%
201463920.31%
201363740.63%
2012633-12-1.86%
201164591.42%
2010636
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Selby Population by Year