Selah, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Selah, Washington Info Snack

Population
7,957
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
9.9%
Median Home
$249,400
Median Income
$58,854
Median Rent
$1,116

Selah SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Selah, WA Crime Report

154
Total Crimes
1,884.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-19.65%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Selah
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 154 1,884.9 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 6 73.4 293.7 387.8
Murder 1 12.2 3.9 6.5
Robbery 4 49.0 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 148 1,811.5 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 14 171.4 522.1 314.2
Larceny 120 1,468.8 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 14 171.4 356.1 246.0

Selah, WA Cost Of Living

106
Selah's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Selah Washington National Average
Overall 106 119 100
Services 110 112 100
Groceries 103 110 100
Health 114 122 100
Housing 105 136 100
Transportation 120 123 100
Utilities 86 91 100

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Rankings for Selah in Washington

Map Of Selah, WA

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Population over time in Selah

Year Population % Change
2020 7,957 2.5%
2019 7,766 1.5%
2018 7,652 0.7%
2017 7,599 0.9%
2016 7,531 2.8%
2015 7,328 1.2%
2014 7,243 1.3%
2013 7,150 1.8%
2012 7,021 1.8%
2011 6,899 -

Race / Ethnicity in Selah

White
69.3% (5,517)
African American
1.0% (80)
American Indian
0.2% (12)
Asian
1.9% (148)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (6)
Two Or More
5.5% (441)
Hispanic
22.0% (1,753)
Race Selah WA USA
White 69.3% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 1.0% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 1.9% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.5% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 22.0% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Selah

Female
54.9% (4,365)
Male
45.1% (3,591)
Gender Selah WA USA
Female 54.9% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Selah for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (159)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (716)
High School / GED
29.0% (2,307)
Some College
19.0% (1,511)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,034)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (1,432)
Master's Degree
6.0% (477)
Professional Degree
2.0% (159)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (159)
Education Selah WA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Selah, Washington

Less than $10,000
3.0% (23,930)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (14,458)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.6% (52,348)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (66,557)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.6% (156,298)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.4% (170,507)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.4% (114,668)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (115,914)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (35,397)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (45,618)
Income Selah WA USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.6% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.6% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.4% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.4% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 10.5% 8.3%

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