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Population in 2012: 7,333 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.2%
 

Males: 3,685  (50.3%)
Females: 3,648  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  31.5 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98942.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,983 (it was $42,386 in 2000)
Selah:

$51,983
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,149

Selah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $183,497 (it was $133,300 in 2000)
Selah:

$183,497
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $187,019; Detached houses: $186,439; In 2-unit structures: $182,221; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,735; Mobile homes: $117,615

Median gross rent in 2012: $817.

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  • White alone - 5,682 (79.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,172 (16.4%)
  • Two or more races - 138 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 75 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 44 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Selah: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (22.0%), Norwegian (10.4%), Irish (8.8%), English (7.6%), United States (4.5%), Swedish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 4.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,678 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Selah:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Selah city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

874 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.2%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Selah, Washington as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Selah to the number of sex offenders is 815 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,900 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,941 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (3.8 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (108.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (876.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Gleed, WA (1.8 miles ), Yakima, WA (2.0 miles ), Eschbach, WA (2.2 miles ), West Valley, WA (2.2 miles ), Terrace Heights, WA (2.2 miles ), Summitview, WA (2.5 miles ), Union Gap, WA (2.6 miles ), Ahtanum, WA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2003: 41 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2007: 51 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $184,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.65 N, Longitude: 120.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -842 (-11.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 603 (19.0%)

Area code: 509

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Crime rates in Selah by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01201035030
per 100,000 0.015.430.40.014.70.042.670.10.040.80.0
Robberies 04231210101
per 100,000 0.061.630.445.114.728.614.20.013.90.013.8
Assaults 22310000132
per 100,000 31.230.845.615.00.00.00.00.013.940.827.6
Burglaries 4974533351532254317441
per 100,000 764.41139.0806.1496.2749.2757.9312.6756.7429.71005.3564.8
Thefts 225272274165231265163145129165142
per 100,000 3510.14186.54167.32480.83393.63789.52316.32032.01787.92241.51956.2
Auto thefts 1321201930482614192415
per 100,000 202.8323.2304.2285.7440.7686.4369.5196.2263.3326.0206.6
Arson 01200010002
per 100,000 0.015.430.40.00.00.014.20.00.00.027.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 226.1323.9303.0181.1250.3280.1190.6215.2135.4237.0150.4

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Crime rate in Selah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Washington average:

1.47

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Selah, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Selah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from Selah center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2006 at 02:48:26, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.5 MD, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/1994 at 07:01:07, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from Selah center
On 5/20/1995 at 12:48:48, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 MD, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yakima County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Selah topographic map

Birthplace of: Wesley A. Ward - Jockey.


Hospitals/medical centers in Selah:

  • SELAH CONVALESCENT (Nursing Home, 203 WEST NACHES AVENUE)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY SCHOOL (Nursing Home, 609 SPEYERS ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Selah:

  • YAKIMA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • LANDMARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)

Political contributions by individuals in Selah, WA

Airports and heliports located in Selah:


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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/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Selah:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 5 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,757)
  • Central Washington University (about 25 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 9,652)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 55 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,169)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 74 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Green River Community College (about 91 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 5,056)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 97 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,298)
  • Highline Community College (about 98 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 3,722)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Selah:

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Notable locations in Selah: Elks Golf and Country Club (A), Selah Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Viking Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Selah include: Carlon Park (1), Wixon Park (2), Palm Park (3), Legion Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Yakima County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.1. This is about average.
City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Selah and their reported violations in the past:

BROWN TAYLOR WATER CO INC (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 53 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.6%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Selah, WA

125 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
107 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
39 people in nursing homes in 2000

Selah compared to Washington state average:

Selah, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Selah (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Selah Branch at 10 South Wenas, branch established on 1978/04/27. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Selah Branch at 102 East Naches Avenue, branch established on 1956/02/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Yakima National Bank: Selah Branch at 108 W Fremont, branch established on 2000/12/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.7 mil, Deposits: $106.9 mil, headquarters in Yakima, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ynb Financial Services Corp.
  • Banner Bank: Selah Branch at 598 North Park Drive, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Selah travel time to work - commute


Selah mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Selah city (based on Yakima County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.92%
Here38.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist Convention
Adherents47.7%6.2%5.2%4.3%4.0%
Congregations7.2%7.2%8.9%3.8%5.5%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.6%3.4%2.7%2.2%20.7%
Congregations5.1%4.6%5.9%2.5%49.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
Yakima County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Yakima County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 80
Yakima County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Yakima County:

29.2%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,628$51,7681$2,368
Other Government Administration 2$10,096$60,5768$2,306
Judicial and Legal 1$3,026$36,3123$1,500
Police Protection - Officers 13$63,266$58,3990$0
Police - Other 2$6,466$38,7960$0
Firefighters 4$22,400$67,2000$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,600$45,6000$0
Sewerage 5$19,454$46,6900$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,724$40,1380$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,784$46,7040$0
Water Supply 5$22,464$53,9140$0
Totals for Government 43$187,908$52,43912$6,174

Selah government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $353,000 ($48.14)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($1.91)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,039,000 ($141.69)
    Sewerage: $916,000 ($124.91)
    Fire Protection: $489,000 ($66.68)
    Water Utilities: $474,000 ($64.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $400,000 ($54.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $349,000 ($47.59)
    Regular Highways: $221,000 ($30.14)
    Central Staff Services: $140,000 ($19.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $137,000 ($18.68)
    Financial Administration: $126,000 ($17.18)
    Corrections - Other: $54,000 ($7.36)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($6.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $35,000 ($4.77)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($3.27)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($1.36)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($6.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $90,000 ($12.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $780,000 ($106.37)
    Sewerage: $474,000 ($64.64)
    Regular Highways: $396,000 ($54.00)
    Fire Protection: $302,000 ($41.18)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($10.50)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($3.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($2.18)
    Corrections - Other: $14,000 ($1.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($1.23)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.55)
    Judicial: $2,000 ($0.27)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,030,000 ($276.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($4.77)

Selah government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,701,000 ($231.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $393,000 ($53.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $95,000 ($12.96)
    All Other: $38,000 ($5.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($0.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $31,000 ($4.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $515,000 ($70.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $420,000 ($57.28)
    General Revenue, NEC: $90,000 ($12.27)
    Rents: $19,000 ($2.59)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($1.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,007,000 ($137.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $438,000 ($59.73)
    All Other: $131,000 ($17.86)
    General Support: $55,000 ($7.50)
  • Tax - Property: $1,070,000 ($145.92)
    Total General Sales: $582,000 ($79.37)
    Public Utilities: $412,000 ($56.18)
    NEC: $178,000 ($24.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($6.14)

Selah government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $620,000 ($84.55)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,034,000 ($141.01)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,019,000 ($411.70)
    Other NEC: $285,000 ($38.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $285,000 ($38.87)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,604,000 ($491.48)
    Other, NEC: $649,000 ($88.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $385,000 ($52.50)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($4.77)

Selah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,201,000 ($1391.11)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($18.96)

4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($548 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  0.41% ($38,287 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.35% ($32,261)
from Kittitas County, WA  0.23% ($39,665)


4.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  0.61% ($29,496 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.50% ($31,588)
to Spokane County, WA  0.21% ($32,291)

Strongest AM radio stations in Selah:

  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIT (1280 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBBO (1390 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUTI (1460 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Selah:

  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRSE (105.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSOH (89.5 FM; WAPATO, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • K218CX (91.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KATS (94.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNWY (90.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZTA (96.9 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KDNA (91.9 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES EDUC., CENTER)
  • KHHK (99.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K201AS (88.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WEST VALLEY TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KYPL (91.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KDBL (92.9 FM; TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQSN (99.3 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Selah:

  • KAPP (Channel 35; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYVE (Channel 47; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIMA-TV (Channel 29; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KNDO (Channel 23; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAZW-LP (Channel 14; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CASA OF WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • K58DL (Channel 58; YAKIMA-TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS B/CING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K43GY (Channel 43; YAKIMA, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K60EB (Channel 60; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K56EG (Channel 56; YAKIMA, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Selah, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Selah fatal accident list:

Nov 16, 1992 07:40 AM, 823, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 12, 1986 04:10 PM, Fremont, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 23, 1983 11:38 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 22, 1981 02:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 500
Total average daily truck traffic: 25
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 750



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$182,08720$211,245112$170,97716$107,16914$153,3171$59,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$190,3731$154,3407$205,0390$01$45,5500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$194,2833$149,80329$156,5415$126,5983$178,8130$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$153,6553$150,25724$176,5763$87,7070$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$213,4900$04$173,7151$131,2200$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0032.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$219,8333$244,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$620,0701$394,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$283,5201$104,020
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0032.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 87
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 23

Incident types - Selah


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Selah, WA

Most common first names in Selah, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5276.4 years
Robert5168.1 years
James5072.2 years
Mary4678.3 years
William4070.8 years
Donald3068.2 years
Charles2873.4 years
George2777.0 years
Frank2675.7 years
Carl2276.3 years
Most common last names in Selah, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2977.2 years
Smith2674.5 years
Jones2078.6 years
Clark2073.5 years
Taylor1677.9 years
Wilson1675.6 years
Walker1671.0 years
Longmire1476.4 years
Davis1472.2 years
Anderson1478.8 years
Businesses in Selah, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
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