Selinsgrove, PA

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Population

5,875

1.12% growth

Median Age

31.4


Median Household Income

$47,500

16.3% growth

Poverty Rate

10.3%


Number of Employees

2,914

2.71% growth

Median Property Value

$145,700

0.97% growth

About

In 2017, Selinsgrove, PA had a population of 5.88k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $47,500. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Selinsgrove, PA grew from 5,810 to 5,875, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $40,856 to $47,500, a 16.3% increase.

The population of Selinsgrove, PA is 88.1% White Alone, 6.84% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.16% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Selinsgrove, PA speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Selinsgrove, PA are Susquehanna University (534 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Selinsgrove, PA is $145,700, and the homeownership rate is 47.2%. Most people in Selinsgrove, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Selinsgrove, PA is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Farm, hills and grasslands in rural Pennsylvania.

Economy

The economy of Selinsgrove, PA employs 2.91k people. The largest industries in Selinsgrove, PA are Educational Services (744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (386 people), and Retail Trade (378 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,639), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($55,039), and Public Administration ($39,444).

Median household income in Selinsgrove, PA is $47,500. Males in Selinsgrove, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Selinsgrove, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,500

2017 value

± $9,480

16.3%

1 Year Growth

± 22.3%

Households in Selinsgrove, PA have a median annual income of $47,500, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $40,856 in 2016, which represents a 16.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Selinsgrove, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 707.01

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Selinsgrove, PA was Census Tract 707.01 with a value of $48,125, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Selinsgrove, PA (397 out of 3.85k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    396 ± 135

  2. Hispanic

    12 ± 78

  3. Black

    1 ± 75

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Selinsgrove, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.91k

2017 Value

± 306

2.71%

1 Year growth

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Selinsgrove, PA grew at a rate of 2.71%, from 2.84k employees to 2.91k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Selinsgrove, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (526 people), Sales & Related Occupations (259 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (239 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Selinsgrove, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Selinsgrove, PA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (526 people), Sales & Related Occupations (259 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (239 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Selinsgrove, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.06 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.83 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Selinsgrove, PA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,081), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($58,676), and Community & Social Service Occupations ($53,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.91k

2017 Value

± 306

2.71%

1 Year growth

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Selinsgrove, PA grew at a rate of 2.71%, from 2.84k employees to 2.91k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Selinsgrove, PA, are Educational Services (744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (386 people), and Retail Trade (378 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Selinsgrove, PA, though some of these residents may live in Selinsgrove, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Selinsgrove, PA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (744 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (386 people), and Retail Trade (378 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Selinsgrove, PA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.76 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.19 times), and Public Administration (1.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Selinsgrove, PA, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,639), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($55,039), and Public Administration ($39,444).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($50.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.4% of the population of Selinsgrove, PA has health coverage, with 61.1% on employee plans, 9.64% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 0.526% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Selinsgrove, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Selinsgrove, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.57%

Uninsured

61.1%

Employer Coverage

9.64%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

13%

Non-Group

0.526%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Selinsgrove, PA declined by 37.8% from 7.35% to 4.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Selinsgrove, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Selinsgrove, PA is home to a population of 5.88k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Selinsgrove, PA residents were born outside of the country (238 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Selinsgrove, PA is composed of 5.18k White Alone residents (88.1%), 402 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.84%), 127 Two or More Races residents (2.16%), 106 Black or African American Alone residents (1.8%), 63 Asian Alone residents (1.07%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Selinsgrove, PA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.7

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Selinsgrove, PA was 31.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Selinsgrove, PA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Selinsgrove, PA residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    238 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Selinsgrove, PA residents (238 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Selinsgrove, PA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Selinsgrove, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Selinsgrove, PA was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.18k ± 129

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    402 ± 129

  3. Two or More Races

    127 ± 48.8

In 2017, there were 12.9 times more White Alone residents (5.18k people) in Selinsgrove, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 402 Hispanic or Latino and 127 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Selinsgrove, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Selinsgrove, PA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Selinsgrove, PA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    137 ± 72

  2. Korea

    73 ± 41

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    22 ± 35

Selinsgrove, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Selinsgrove, PA awarded 534 degrees. The student population of Selinsgrove, PA is skewed towards women, with 968 male students and 1,227 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Selinsgrove, PA are White (453 and 85.8%), followed by Black or African American (30 and 5.68%), Hispanic or Latino (25 and 4.73%), and Two or More Races (10 and 1.89%).

The largest universities in Selinsgrove, PA by number of degrees awarded are Susquehanna University (534 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Selinsgrove, PA are Speech Communication & Rhetoric (75 and 14%), General Biological Sciences (38 and 7.12%), and Creative Writing (38 and 7.12%).

The median tuition costs in Selinsgrove, PA are $43,160 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 75 degrees awarded

  2. 38 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Selinsgrove, PA was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 75 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Selinsgrove, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

534 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$43,160

Median Private

In 2016, the Selinsgrove, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Susquehanna University with 534 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

222

Degrees Awarded to Men

312

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 222 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Selinsgrove, PA, which is 0.712 times less than the 312 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    453 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    25 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Selinsgrove, PA were to White students. These 453 degrees mean that there were 15.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 30 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Selinsgrove, PA was $145,700 in 2017, which is 0.67 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $144,300 to $145,700, a 0.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Selinsgrove, PA is 47.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Selinsgrove, PA have an average commute time of 15.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Selinsgrove, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,500

Median Household Income

± $9,480

1.88k

Number of Households

± 256

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.88k households in Selinsgrove, PA grew to $47,500 from the previous year's value of $40,856.

The following chart displays the households in Selinsgrove, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$145,700

2017 Median

± $10,878

$144,300

2016 Median

± $12,822

In 2017, the median property value in Selinsgrove, PA grew to to $145,700 from the previous year's value of $144,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Selinsgrove, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Selinsgrove, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Selinsgrove, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Selinsgrove, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

47.2%

2017 Homeownership

48.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 47.2% of the housing units in Selinsgrove, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Selinsgrove, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Selinsgrove, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Selinsgrove, PA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

15.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Selinsgrove, PA have a shorter commute time (15.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in Selinsgrove, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    66.6%

  2. Worked At Home

    17%

  3. Walked

    11.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Selinsgrove, PA was Drove Alone (66.6%), followed by those who Worked At Home (17%) and those who Walked (11.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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