- Selden, New York
official_name = Selden, New York
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250px
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Suffolk
area_total_km2 = 12.1
area_land_km2 = 12.1
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 4.7
area_land_sq_mi = 4.7
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 21861
population_density_km2 = 1812.9
population_density_sq_mi = 4695.5
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 27
elevation_ft = 89
latd = 40 |latm = 52 |lats = 15 |latNS = N
longd = 73 |longm = 2 |longs = 49 |longEW = W
Selden is hamlet ( a
census-designated place) in Suffolk County, New York, United States. The population was 21,861 at the 2000 census.
Selden is in the Town of Brookhaven.
Selden is located at coor dms|40|52|15|N|73|2|49|W|city (40.870914, -73.047020)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.1 km²), all land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 21,861 people, 6,809 households, and 5,522 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 4,695.5 per square mile (1,811.3/km²). There were 7,083 housing units at an average density of 1,521.3/sq mi (586.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.96% White, 1.88% African American, 0.19% Native American, 2.46% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.78% from other races, and 1.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.23% of the population.
There were 6,809 households out of which 43.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.21 and the average family size was 3.54.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 33.7% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $58,103, and the median income for a family was $62,708. Males had a median income of $44,665 versus $29,973 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $20,577. About 3.1% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.
Suffolk County Community College- Ammerman Campus
Newfield High School
Middle Country Central School District
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