Selden, New York Population 2020

19,770
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Selden is a city located in New York. Selden has a 2020 population of 19,770. Selden is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,851 in 2010. Selden reached it's highest population of 20,474 in 2013.

The average household income in Selden is $102,038 with a poverty rate of 6.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,782 per month, and the median house value is $315,200. The median age in Selden is 39.4 years, 37.7 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males.

Selden Demographics

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

  • White: 83.58%
  • Asian: 6.81%
  • Black or African American: 5.28%
  • Other race: 3.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Selden, New York is 19,770, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,770.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,851.

Selden, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,52383.58%
Asian1,3466.81%
Black or African American1,0445.28%
Some Other Race6213.14%
Two or More Races2301.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.03%
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Selden Population Pyramid 2020

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Selden Median Age

39.4


Total

37.7


Male

40.9


Female

Selden Adults

There are 15,713 adults, (2,716 of whom are seniors) in Selden.

Selden Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Selden Sex Ratio

Female

10,048

50.82%

Male

9,722

49.18%

Selden Households and Families

Selden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
Male84.5%15.5%
All78.3%21.7%
Female72.4%27.6%
Non Family57.8%42.2%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2143.1878.3
Married3,3633.7587.2
Non Family1,3751.4157.8
Female9023.5272.4
Male5743.5484.5

3.56

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Selden Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5023.69%
9th to 12th Grade6935.10%
High School Graduate4,49333.05%
Some College2,81220.69%
Associates Degree1,59211.71%
Bachelors Degree2,10815.51%
Graduate Degree1,39410.25%
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Selden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,8929,2982,302
Hispanic2,1021,612411
Asian846765493
Black638608250
Other Race467379117
Multiple Races1299452
Native American66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.27%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,632$53,589$40,669
Less Than High School$26,927$22,326$39,063
High School Grad$41,524$48,311$35,639
Some College$44,843$57,073$32,154
Bachelors Degree$58,304$63,073$53,906
Graduate Degree$64,183$71,533$61,800

$48,632

Average Earnings

$53,589

Average Male

$40,669

Average Female

Selden Language

Selden Language by Age

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Selden Language

76.03% of Selden residents speak only English, while 23.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.65% of the population.

Selden Poverty

Selden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8345684.11%
Asian1,34627020.06%
Hispanic3,2182066.40%
Black1,04416415.71%
Other621467.41%

6.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.48%

Male Poverty Rate

6.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selden is Asian, with 20.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selden is White, with 4.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.61%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.99%
High School4.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
Some College3.43%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed15.14%
Female Unemployed15.13%
Female Employed1.92%
Male Employed1.86%

Selden Income

Selden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$92,780$102,038
Families$100,988$111,319
Married Families$111,225-
Non Families$37,686$58,141
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Selden Marital Status

Selden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Selden Married by Age and Sex

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Selden 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 45-54.

Selden Marital Status by Race

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Selden Veterans

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914

Number of Veterans

798

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam248
Second Gulf War222
First Gulf War132
Korea56
World War II19
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54325
65 to 74215
55 to 64153
75+137
18 to 3484
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7685.86%
Hispanic1455.75%
Black11714.27%
Other132.37%
Asian90.82%
2 or More75.26%

Selden Veterans by Education

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1.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selden Employment Status

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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78.20%

Born in New York

84.43%

Native Born

15.57%

Foreign Born

5.87%

Non Citizen

9.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.43% of Selden residents were born in the United States, with 78.20% having been born in New York. 5.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,7700.00%
201919,7700.00%
201819,770-158-0.79%
201719,928-298-1.47%
201620,2261030.51%
201520,123-267-1.31%
201420,390-84-0.41%
201320,4744962.48%
201219,9782281.15%
201119,750-101-0.51%
201019,8510.00%