Selden, New York Population 2021

20,093
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Selden is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Selden has a 2020 population of 20,093. Selden is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.22% 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 $105,539 with a poverty rate of 6.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,810 per month, and the median house value is $330,100. The median age in Selden is 38.5 years, 37.7 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Selden Demographics

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

  • White: 82.15%
  • Asian: 7.07%
  • Black or African American: 4.67%
  • Other race: 3.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.80%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Selden, New York is 20,093 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,50782.15%
Asian1,4217.07%
Black or African American9394.67%
Some Other Race6473.22%
Two or More Races5632.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.08%
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Selden Population by Race

Selden Population Pyramid $2021

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Selden Median Age

38.5


Total

37.7


Male

39.7


Female

Selden Adults

There are 15,854 adults, (2,748 of whom are seniors) in Selden.

Selden Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Selden Sex Ratio

Female

10,362

51.57%

Male

9,731

48.43%

Selden Population by Age

Selden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Selden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.8%10.2%
Married87.6%12.4%
All79.9%20.1%
Female76.5%23.5%
Non Family58.6%41.4%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Selden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2433.2279.9
Married3,4413.8487.6
Non Family1,3581.3258.6
Female9043.6376.5
Male5403.3289.8

3.6

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

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Selden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6204.44%
9th to 12th Grade6074.35%
High School Graduate4,48532.12%
Some College3,11122.28%
Associates Degree1,41210.11%
Bachelors Degree2,18515.65%
Graduate Degree1,54411.06%
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Selden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,1279,5272,562
Hispanic1,9331,461340
Asian958854522
Black644603243
Other Race416327103
2+ Races38834372
Native American55

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 54.49%.

Selden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,070$57,848$36,569
Less Than 9th Grade$22,155$21,822$31,667
High School Graduate$41,431$53,034$29,286
Some College$47,578$59,178$29,964
Bachelors Degree$61,250$72,531$53,906
Graduate Degree$61,148$72,407$55,313

$50,070

Average Earnings

$57,848

Average Male

$36,569

Average Female

Selden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selden Language by Age

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Selden Language

77.87% of Selden residents speak only English, while 22.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.34% of the population.

Selden Language

Selden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1036094.32%
Hispanic3,05837012.10%
Other64719530.14%
Asian1,42118212.81%
Black93912813.63%
Multiple563101.78%

6.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.60%

Male Poverty Rate

7.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selden is Other, with 30.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selden is Multiple, with 1.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.09%.

Selden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.92%
High School5.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%
Some College3.18%

Selden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed17.37%
Female Unemployed16.23%
Male Employed1.85%
Female Employed1.71%

Selden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,801$105,539
Families$105,054$113,612
Married Families$113,339-
Non Families$38,306$63,282
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Income by Household Type

Selden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

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 Marital Status

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870

Number of Veterans

757

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam276
Second Gulf War219
First Gulf War172
Korea54
World War II17

Selden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54258
65 to 74198
75+162
55 to 64153
18 to 3499

Selden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7916.06%
Hispanic1165.15%
Black658.35%
2+ Races71.77%
Asian70.62%

Selden Veterans by Race

Selden Veterans by Education

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3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selden Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Selden Employment by Age

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Selden Employment by Race

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Selden 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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79.24%

Born in Selden

84.91%

Native Born

15.09%

Foreign Born

6.23%

Non Citizen

8.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.91% of Selden residents were born in the United States, with 79.24% having been born in New York. 6.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Selden Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,0930.00%
202020,0930.00%
201920,0933231.63%
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%

Selden Population by Year