For population 25 years and over in Selden:
For population 15 years and over in Selden city:
6 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,143 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (216.5 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (511.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Dresden, KS (3.1 miles) , Rexford, KS (3.3 miles) , Hoxie, KS (3.8 miles ), Menlo, KS (3.9 miles) , Jennings, KS (4.2 miles) , Gem, KS (4.4 miles) , Oberlin, KS (4.4 miles ), Clayton, KS (5.0 miles) .
Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 100.57 W
Area code: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -48 (-19.3%).
Work and jobs in Selden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Selden, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Selden-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/14/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Selden city center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/23/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Selden-area historical earthquake activity is above Kansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from Selden center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.2 miles away from Selden center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sheridan County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Selden:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selden:
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Public elementary/middle school in Selden:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.7%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Selden compared to Kansas state average:
Banks with branches in Selden (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Selden (based on Sheridan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Selden government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,305 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
5.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,967 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Selden fatal accident list:
Sep 23, 1982 08:20 PM, 83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Selden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Businesses in Selden, KS