Selkirk, NY


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Selkirk is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 11,037 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Selkirk is the 178th largest community in New York.

Selkirk is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Selkirk is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Selkirk who work in office and administrative support (17.34%), management occupations (10.19%), and teaching (8.79%).

Also of interest is that Selkirk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Selkirk are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.24% of adults in Selkirk have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Selkirk in 2010 was $37,044, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,176 for a family of four.

The people who call Selkirk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Selkirk residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Selkirk include German, Italian, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Selkirk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.