Selah is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 7,682 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Selah is the 104th largest community in Washington.
Selah is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Selah is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Selah who work in office and administrative support (19.37%), sales jobs (11.81%), and management occupations (11.70%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.19 minutes getting to work every day.
The overall education level of Selah citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.42% of adults in Selah have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Selah in 2010 was $27,012, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,048 for a family of four. However, Selah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Selah is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Selah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Selah residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Selah also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Selah include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Selah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.