Selah, WA Population

Population: 6,310. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,875 (+9.0% change)
Males: 3,093 (49.0%), Females: 3,217 (51.0%)

Yakima County

Zip code: 98942

Median resident age: 31.3 years
Median household income: $42,386
Median house value: $133,100

Races in Selah:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.6%)
  • Hispanic (11.0%)
  • Other race (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Black (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.9%), Irish (12.5%), English (9.9%), United States (9.4%), Norwegian (5.2%), Swedish (4.7%).

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 4.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Selah

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Selah city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

4.6% Foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,068 (+20.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Selah:

  • PROVIDENCE YAKIMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KITTITAS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Selah:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 6 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 56 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 93 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Selah:

  • BOWERS FIELD (about 26 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Abbreviation: ELN)
  • TIETON STATE (about 41 miles; RIMROCK, WA; Abbreviation: 4S6)
  • DE VERE FIELD (about 43 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; Abbreviation: 2W1)
Amtrak station near Selah:

  • 5 miles: YAKIMA (BURGER KING, I-82 AT EXIT 33) – Bus Station. Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selah:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 103 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 104 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 122 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)

Schools

Public high schools in Selah:

  • SELAH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 801 NORTH FIRST STREET; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • SELAH ACADEMY (Students: 83; Location: 801 NORTH FIRST STREET; Grades: 08 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Selah:

  • SELAH INTERMEDIATE (Students: 845; Location: 1401 WEST FREMONT AVENUE; Grades: 05 – 07)
  • ROBERT S LINCE ELEMENTARY (Students: 680; Location: 316 WEST NACHES AVENUE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SELAH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 573; Location: 411 NORTH FIRST STREET; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • JOHN CAMPBELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 564; Location: 408 NORTH FIRST STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • PRESCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 105 WEST BARTLETT; Grades: PK – PK)