Selinsgrove, PA Population

Population: 5,383. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,417 (+0.6% change)
Males: 2,357 (43.8%), Females: 3,026 (56.2%)

Snyder County

Zip code: 17870

Median resident age: 25.5 years
Median household income: $31,034
Median house value: $83,400

Races in Selinsgrove:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (36.8%), Irish (10.9%), Italian (10.1%), English (9.8%), United States (5.8%), Polish (5.2%).

Elevation: 444 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Selinsgrove

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Selinsgrove borough

  • Never married: 46.1%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -77 (-1.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Selinsgrove:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Selinsgrove:

Other public-use airports nearest to Selinsgrove:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Selinsgrove:

  • SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,747; Location: 514 UNIVERSITY AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.susqu.edu)
  • ICT SCHOOL OF WELDING (Full-time enrollment: 21; Location: 100 PENNSYLVANIA AVE; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selinsgrove:

  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 33 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 33 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 35 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 43 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 46 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 46 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)

Schools

Public high school in Selinsgrove:

  • SELINSGROVE AREA HS (Students: 1,013; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Selinsgrove:

  • SELINSGROVE AREA MS (Students: 720; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SELINSGROVE INTRMD SCH (Students: 632; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • SELINSGROVE EL SCH (Students: 321; Grades: KG – 02)
  • JACKSON-PENN EL SCH (Students: 204; Grades: KG – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Selinsgrove:

  • MEADOW VIEW PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: RR 3 BOX 189; Grades: 1 – 8)
  • KANTZ CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: RR 3 BOX 265; Grades: 1 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Selinsgrove:

  • SNYDER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $457,224; Location: 1 NORTH HIGH ST; 61,755 books; 1,559 audio materials; 2,012 video materials; 230 serial subscriptions)

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