Population: 5,247

Male 44% Female 56%
Married 39%
Single 61%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Selinsgrove has a very low population density. Selinsgrove is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

2,720 Selinsgrove
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 6/10 and an overall value of 5/10, there are many things to love about Selinsgrove, PA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Selinsgrove, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Selinsgrove has a population density of 2,720, with 5,247 current residents.

Out of the 5,247 current residents, 44% are male and 56% are female. 39% of the residents are married and 61% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 51% Sun
  • 41% Rain
  • 32% Snow


52°F average temperature

  • 57 years Median home age
  • $114,050 Median home price
  • -1.65% Home appreciation rate
  • 11.62% Annual property tax
  • 44.5%
    Homes owned
  • 47.4%
    Homes rented
  • 8.1%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Selinsgrove, the air quality is 84% and the weather, on average, is 51% sunny, 41% rainy, and 32% snowy. The average temperature is 52°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Selinsgrove, you should know that 44.5% of homes are owned while 47.4% of homes are rented, and 8.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $114,050, the median age of homes is 57 years, the annual home appreciation is -1.65% and the annual property tax is 11.62%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Selinsgrove, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Selinsgrove’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Selinsgrove is 29 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 34.58% Democratic, 63.60% Republican, and 1.82% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 82%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 14%
    Bachelors degree
  • 9%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Selinsgrove, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 10.00% of residents are unemployed in Selinsgrove (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Selinsgrove residents: 8.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.91% are in the arts and sciences field, 16.3% are in the customer service field, 32.1% are in the sales field, 0.35% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 12.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 82.30%, 4.71% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.48% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.11% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Selinsgrove, you should be aware that the average commute time is 17 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Selinsgrove have a few different options. 63% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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