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Demographics

People

Total Population7,599
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens13.2%
Employed Population 16+3,273
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married52.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.9%
Median Earnings25+$38,967
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,477
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,714

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,160
% Above Poverty Level86.8%
% Below Poverty Level13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.6%
Median Gross Rent$829
Median House Value$206,200

Ancestry

German30%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.6%
English14.9%
Irish12.5%
Norwegian7.3%
Scottish5.1%
French Except Basque4.6%
Dutch4%
Swedish3.4%
Italian2%
Greek1.4%
Israeli1.3%
Hungarian1.3%
Welsh1%
Swiss0.9%
Russian0.6%
Polish0.5%
South African0.4%
African0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Icelander0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Czech0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Selah Almanac

CategoryValue
County Yakima County
Standard Zip Codes98942
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.76
Approximate Longitude-120.68

Selah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationYAKIMA MUNICIPAL AP
Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp33 to 64 F
Jul Temp51 to 87 F
Oct Temp33 to 64 F
Annual Precip8.2 inches
StationWAPATO
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp59 to 89 F
Oct Temp37 to 66 F
Annual Precip8.1 inches
StationCLE ELUM
Distance41.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 36 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp53 to 80 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip22.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Moxee3,833$59,375
Naches683$50,662
Tieton1,382$48,352
Union Gap6,125$39,939
Wapato5,062$32,654
Yakima93,338$48,516

Selah Public Schools

John Campbell Elementary School
408 North First Street
ZIP: 98942
(509) 698-8100
Primary
Total Enrollment 645
Robert S Lince Elementary
316 West Naches Avenue
ZIP: 98942
(509) 697-0675
Primary
Total Enrollment 635
Selah Academy
801 North First Street
ZIP: 98942
(509) 698-8450
High
Total Enrollment 95
Selah Academy Reengagement Program
801 N 1st St
ZIP: 98942
(509) 698-8452
High
Selah High School
801 North First Street
ZIP: 98942
(509) 698-8500
High
Total Enrollment 1029
Selah Homelink
411 North First Street
ZIP: 98942
(509) 697-0703
Primary
Total Enrollment 26
Selah Intermediate
1401 West Fremont Avenue
ZIP: 98942
(509) 698-8300
Middle
Total Enrollment 794
Selah Middle School
411 North First Street
ZIP: 98942
(509) 697-0500
Other
Total Enrollment 286
Selah Preschool
105 West Bartlett
ZIP: 98942
(509) 697-0714
Primary
Total Enrollment 32

Selah Private Schools

Selah Covenant Christian School
560 Mcgonagle Rd
ZIP: 98942
Elementary
Total Enrollment 32
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