Selden is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 218 people and just one neighborhood, Selden is the 275th largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Selden was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Selden is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.90% of the Selden workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Selden is a city of managers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Selden who work in management occupations (23.81%), office and administrative support (10.12%) and healthcare (9.52%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Selden is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Selden really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Selden perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Selden doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.