Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania Population 2024

5,512

Selinsgrove is a city located in Snyder County and Union County Pennsylvania. Selinsgrove has a 2024 population of 5,512. Selinsgrove is currently declining at a rate of -0.9% annually and its population has decreased by -3.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,712 in 2020.

The average household income in Selinsgrove is $71,515 with a poverty rate of 6.24%. The median age in Selinsgrove is 24 years: 23.7 years for males, and 24.4 years for females.

Selinsgrove Demographics

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

  • White: 85.85%
  • Two or more races: 5.45%
  • Black or African American: 4.82%
  • Asian: 1.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.05%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,011.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.5% (-200)
The current population of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania is 5,512 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,712.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,90285.85%
Two or more races3115.45%
Black or African American2754.82%
Asian921.61%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander751.31%
Other race520.91%
Native American30.05%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Native American

Selinsgrove Population by Race

Selinsgrove Population Pyramid 2024

Selinsgrove Median Age

24

Total

23.7

Male

24.4

Female

Selinsgrove Adults

There are 5,205 adults, (1,015 of whom are seniors) in Selinsgrove.

Selinsgrove Age Dependency

36.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Selinsgrove Sex Ratio

Female2,95451.73%
Male2,75648.27%

Selinsgrove Population by Age

Selinsgrove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7351.9150.449.6
Non Family9501.1437.162.9
Married5592.676.623.4
Female1863.4638.261.8
Male403.486040

2.79

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Selinsgrove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1625.78%
Associates Degree31811.35%
Bachelors Degree59621.28%
Graduate Degree39714.17%
High School Graduate77427.63%
Less Than 9th Grade1274.53%
Some College42715.24%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Selinsgrove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Selinsgrove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6272,403960
Hispanic80450
2+ Races53280
Black43130
Asian333333
Other Race16160
Native American330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Selinsgrove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$60,854$60,976$59,375
Graduate Degree$58,167$80,769$48,947
High School Graduate$29,457$44,074$21,964
Less Than 9th Grade$18,500$18,000$0
Overall$43,832$54,545$33,177
Some College$42,215$42,456$34,740

$43,832

Average Earnings

$54,545

Average Male

$33,177

Average Female

Selinsgrove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Selinsgrove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Selinsgrove Language

92.57% of Selinsgrove residents speak only English, while 7.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Selinsgrove Language

Selinsgrove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,9311705.8%
Other3636100%
Hispanic2183616.51%

6.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.9%

Male Poverty Rate

8.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Selinsgrove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Selinsgrove is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Selinsgrove is White, with 5.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.4%.

Selinsgrove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.73%
Less Than 9th Grade7.21%
Some College3.69%
Bachelors or Greater1.92%

Selinsgrove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.6%
Male Employed0.91%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Selinsgrove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Selinsgrove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,908$90,812
Households$56,295$71,515
Married Families$101,301$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,136$54,992

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Selinsgrove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.9%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Selinsgrove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Selinsgrove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Selinsgrove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Selinsgrove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

175

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War55
Second Gulf War38
Vietnam38
Korea0
World War II0

Selinsgrove Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5493
65 to 7429
55 to 6428
75+25
18 to 340

Selinsgrove Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1663.65%
Black93.27%

Selinsgrove Veterans by Race

Selinsgrove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Selinsgrove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Selinsgrove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Selinsgrove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Selinsgrove 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

70.74%

Born in Selinsgrove

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.49% of Selinsgrove residents were born in the United States, with 70.74% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Selinsgrove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,262-50-0.94%
20285,312-50-0.93%
20275,362-50-0.92%
20265,412-50-0.92%
20255,462-50-0.91%
20245,512-50-0.9%
20235,56290.16%
20225,553-144-2.53%
20215,697-15-0.26%
20205,712-214-3.61%
20195,92660.1%
20185,920-28-0.47%
20175,948420.71%
20165,906-12-0.2%
20155,9181332.3%
20145,78500%
20135,7851001.76%
20125,685711.26%
20115,614-38-0.67%
20105,65200%
20005,383-1-0.02%
19905,3841573%
19805,2271112.17%
19705,1161,16829.58%
19603,94843412.35%
19503,51463722.14%
19402,877802.86%
19302,797-2,465-46.85%
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Selinsgrove Population by Year