Selbyville, Delaware Population 2022

2,684
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Selbyville is a city located in Sussex County Delaware. Selbyville has a 2020 population of 2,684. Selbyville is currently growing at a rate of 1.82% annually and its population has increased by 23.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,172 in 2010.

The average household income in Selbyville is $76,778 with a poverty rate of 9.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $902 per month, and the median house value is $322,400. The median age in Selbyville is 44.6 years, 46.3 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Selbyville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Selbyvillewas:

  • White: 90.63%
  • Other race: 5.52%
  • Black or African American: 3.17%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Selbyville, Delaware is 2,684 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,684.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,172.

Selbyville, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,28490.63%
Black or African American803.17%
Some Other Race1395.52%
Two or More Races170.67%
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Selbyville Population by Race

Selbyville Population Pyramid 2022

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Selbyville Median Age

42.1


Total

35.9


Male

44.1


Female

Selbyville Adults

There are 2,019 adults, (492 of whom are seniors) in Selbyville.

Selbyville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Selbyville Sex Ratio

Female

1,243

49.33%

Male

1,277

50.67%

Selbyville Population by Age

Selbyville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selbyville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female94.1%5.9%
Married90.5%9.5%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family66.5%33.5%
Male7.7%92.3%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Selbyville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8892.8378.1
Married4313.3590.5
Male653.157.7
Female1364.1194.1
Non Family2571.2266.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Selbyville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1357.23%
9th to 12th Grade1095.84%
High School Graduate62533.46%
Some College27314.61%
Associates Degree19410.39%
Bachelors Degree21711.62%
Graduate Degree31516.86%
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Selbyville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selbyville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5721,496527
Hispanic199675
Black8061
Other Race854
2+ Races17

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.52%.

Selbyville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,844$$40,463
Less Than 9th Grade$18,654$$
High School Graduate$21,719$$24,464
Some College$35,857$$36,643
Bachelors Degree$50,350$$50,800
Graduate Degree$72,038$115,040$71,098

$35,844

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$40,463

Average Female

Selbyville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selbyville Language by Age

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Selbyville Language

84.53% of Selbyville residents speak only English, while 15.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.78% of the population.

Selbyville Language

Selbyville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,0471406.84%
Black8011.25%
Other61NaN%
Multiple17952.94%
Hispanic3768021.28%

9.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.18%

Male Poverty Rate

8.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selbyville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selbyville is White, with 6.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selbyville is Hispanic, with 21.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.42%.

Selbyville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.82%
High School8.16%
Some College11.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.89%

Selbyville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Selbyville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selbyville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,813$86,944
Families$81,875$93,674
Married Families$107,344-
Non Families$24,732$60,770
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Income by Household Type

Selbyville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Selbyville Married by Age and Sex

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Selbyville 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 Over 65.

Selbyville Marital Status by Race

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Selbyville Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War11
Vietnam83
Korea5
World War II

Selbyville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5411
55 to 644
65 to 7448
75+46

Selbyville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1096.06%
Hispanic52.07%

Selbyville Veterans by Race

Selbyville Veterans by Education

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4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selbyville Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Selbyville Employment by Age

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Selbyville Employment by Race

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Selbyville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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24.25%

Born in Selbyville

88.65%

Native Born

11.35%

Foreign Born

7.50%

Non Citizen

3.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.65% of Selbyville residents were born in the United States, with 24.25% having been born in Delaware. 7.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Selbyville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,1720.00%
20112,196241.10%
20122,224281.28%
20132,257331.48%
20142,298411.82%
20152,341431.87%
20162,389482.05%
20172,440512.13%
20182,492522.13%
20192,540481.93%
20202,588481.89%
20212,636481.85%
20222,684481.82%

Selbyville Population by Year