Selah, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
102
Selah's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
33 out of 190
In Washington
3,422 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Selah is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Selah, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Selah has an overall cost of living index of 102 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Selah has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Selah ranks as #3,423 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Selah ranks as the #2,983 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Selah Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Selah Washington National Average
Overall 102 116 100
Services 102 108 100
Groceries 99 108 100
Health 111 119 100
Housing 104 135 100
Transportation 109 116 100
Utilities 85 89 100
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Selah Cost of Living Vs. WA

Selah, WA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Washington, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$224,800
Median Home Value
$1,027
Median Rent
$58,120
Median Income
Statistic Selah Washington United States
Median Home Value $224,800 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,027 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $58,120 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.9x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Selah Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Selah Washington
Shampoo $1.11 $1.01
Movie $11.5 $10.72
Bowling $16.0 $13.86

Detailed Selah Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Selah Washington
Ground Beef $3.89 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.38 $1.4
Milk $1.76 $1.96

Detailed Selah Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Selah Washington
Haircut $17.32 $17.49
Beauty Salon $40.75 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.65 $2.32

Detailed Selah Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Selah Washington
Potatoes $3.36 $3.18
Pizza $10.81 $10.39
Beer $9.46 $9.23
Optometrist $142.67 $106.34
Doctor $121.75 $115.25
Dentist $114.33 $98.38

Detailed Selah Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Selah Washington
Gasoline $3.03 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.33 $48.9
All Electricity $115.84 $167.6
Phone $191.85 $163.42

Selah SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Selah

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Selah
Yakima, WA 93,413 96 0.9x
Ellensburg, WA 20,167 102 1.0x
Sunnyside, WA 16,559 90 0.9x
Grandview, WA 11,116 90 0.9x
Toppenish, WA 8,873 90 0.9x
Terrace Heights, WA 8,507 101 1.0x
Union Gap, WA 6,163 89 0.9x

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