Demographics

People

Total Population7,766
Male Share of the Population46.5%
Female Share of the Population53.5%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+3,391
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married52.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$41,316
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,731
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,558

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,440
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.7%
Median Gross Rent$984
Median House Value$222,700

Ancestry

German24.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.6%
English12.7%
Irish7.7%
Norwegian4.6%
Scottish4.3%
French Except Basque3.3%
Swedish2.2%
Italian1.8%
Russian1.5%
Greek1%
Welsh0.7%
Israeli0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Dutch0.7%
Croatian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Belgian0.3%
African0.2%
Icelander0.2%
South African0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Polish0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Selah Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyYakima 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
Moxee3,958$53,875
Naches705$61,563
Tieton1,541$47,115
Union Gap6,142$43,241
Wapato5,041$35,944
Yakima93,416$53,399

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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