Selah, Yakima County, Washington

Selah: City of the United States

About

Selah is a city located in the county of Yakima in the U.S. state of Washington. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,147. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,138 inhabitants.

The city was created 103 years ago in 1918.

Quick Facts about Selah

Population : 8,138 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Washington (United States)
County : Yakima County
Postal code : 98942
Phone Area Codes : 509
Altitude : 3,671 feet / 1119, 341 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1919 (103 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 15:52:39 (6th July 2022)
Population growth : 12.18% (2010-2020)
Selah locator map
Location of Selah on Washington map.
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Aerial - Selah WA 01 - white balanced '9794364093'
Aerial - Selah  WA 01 - white balanced '9794364093' image

Geography

Selah is located at 46°39'14"N 120°31'48"W (46.6540200, -120.5300700).

Selah map

Demographics

The population of Selah increased by 12.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,147 - census
2011 7,435 3.87% estimation process
2012 7,484 0.65% estimation process
2013 7,518 0.45% estimation process
2014 7,561 0.57% estimation process
2015 7,634 0.96% estimation process
2016 7,715 1.05% estimation process
2017 7,854 1.77% estimation process
2018 7,996 1.78% estimation process
2019 8,087 1.13% estimation process
2020 8,138 0.63% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,031
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 3,801
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 58.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,598
April 1, 2010 Population : 3,806
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 37.1%
People over 65 (%) : 3.4%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 98.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 239
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.4%

Selah zip code is 98942. County name: Yakima, County fips: 53077

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $199,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,468
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $581
2015-2019 median gross rent : $971
2015-2019 Households : 1,659
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,546
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,683
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 27,421
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,377
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $83,162
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,493
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 221
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 111
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 97
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 214
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 204
2010 population per square mile : 2,250.2
2010 land area in square miles : 1.69

People born in Selah (1)

American jockey Wesley A. Ward was born in Selah

Schools in Selah

College & universities near Selah, WA

Code Name City ZIP
237109 Yakima Valley College Yakima (WA) 98907-2520
455406 Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Yakima (WA) 98901
490294 Elite Cosmetology Barber & Spa Academy Yakima (WA) 98902-5105
236212 Perry Technical Institute Yakima (WA) 98903-1296
235422 Heritage University Toppenish (WA) 98948

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Selah, WA

Code Name Address Type
QUC Quincy, Washington 102 B St NE BUS
WEN Columbia Station Kittitas & South Columbia Sts. RAIL
EPR Ephrata, WA 1352 Basin Street SW BUS
EPH Ephrata 24 Alder St NW RAIL
LEV Leavenworth, Washington Hwy 2 and 12th St. BUS

Post offices near Selah

Post Office Name City ZIP
Selah Post Office Selah (WA) 98942
Central Post Office Yakima (WA) 98901
Yakima Post Office Yakima (WA) 98903
Union Ga Post Office Union Gap (WA) 98903
Cowich Post Office Cowiche (WA) 98923

Other cities in Yakima County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yakima County , WA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Yakima 94,322 City in the state of Washington, United States of America
Sunnyside 16,325 City in Washington, United States
Grandview 11,029 City in Washington, United States
Toppenish 8,766 City in Yakima County, Washington, United States
Terrace Heights 6,937 Census designated place
Union Gap 6,160 City in Yakima County, Washington, United States
Wapato 4,980 City in Washington
Granger 3,882 Human settlement in Yakima County, Washington, United States of America
Ahtanum 3,601 Census designated place
Zillah 3,135 City in Washington
Gleed 2,906 Census designated place
Mabton 2,267 City in Yakima County, Washington, United States
Tieton 1,316 City in Yakima County, Washington, United States
Naches 841 Human settlement in Yakima County, Washington, United States of America
White Swan 793 CDP in Washington, United States
Harrah 638 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Selah distances to largest Washington cities