Wasco County, Oregon Population 2018

Wasco County, Oregon's estimated population is 26,437 with a growth rate of 3.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wasco County, Oregon is the 22nd largest county in Oregon.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,4377803.04%
201625,657-214-0.83%
201625,8713711.45%
201525,5002070.82%
201425,293-40-0.16%
201325,333-37-0.15%
201225,3701780.71%
201125,192-88-0.35%
201025,2803,59716.59%
199021,683-49-0.23%
198021,7321,5997.94%
197020,133-72-0.36%
196020,2054,65329.92%
195015,5522,48319.00%
194013,0694233.34%
193012,646-1,002-7.34%
192013,648-2,688-16.45%
191016,3363,13723.77%
190013,1994,01643.73%
18909,183-1,937-17.42%
188011,1208,611343.20%
18702,50982048.55%
18601,6890.00%

Wasco County, Oregon Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,593
American Indian and Alaska Native1,018
Some Other Race890
Two or More Races601
Asian206
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander183
Black or African American166

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wasco County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wasco County, Oregon Median Age

41.6


Total

40.7


Male

43.1


Female

Wasco County, Oregon Adults

There are 19,859 adults, (5,029 of which are seniors) in Wasco County, Oregon.

Wasco County, Oregon Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wasco County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

12,868

50.15%

Male

12,789

49.85%

Wasco County, Oregon Households and Families

Wasco County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wasco County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All63.8%36.2%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female44%56%
Male43.1%56.9%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wasco County, Oregon Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8832.4863.8
Married5,0133.0976.1
Non Family3,3821.2454.6
Female1,0153.1344
Male4733.4143.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wasco County, Oregon Households

Wasco County, Oregon Education

Wasco County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1966.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,3277.46%
High School Graduate5,33429.97%
Some College4,76326.76%
Associates Degree1,87810.55%
Bachelors Degree2,06711.61%
Graduate Degree1,2356.94%

Wasco County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,65813,4183,046
Hispanic2,03296493
Native American58746656
Other Race52122611
Multiple Races24920314
Asian15610268
Islander12112118
Black61617

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 43.59%.

Wasco County, Oregon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,286$36,886$22,972
Less Than High School$20,298$22,314$11,467
High School Grad$28,397$35,245$21,342
Some College$30,886$36,283$25,498
Bachelors Degree$45,000$57,031$32,188
Graduate Degree$52,188$57,024$47,847

$30,286

Average Earnings

$36,886

Average Male

$22,972

Average Female

Wasco County, Oregon Language

Wasco County, Oregon Language by Age

Wasco County, Oregon Language

84.62% of Wasco County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 15.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.70% of the population.

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0922,70214.15%
Hispanic4,25246811.01%
Multiple58922337.86%
Islander18314478.69%
Native99812612.63%
Black1543321.43%
Other863263.01%
Asian206178.25%

14.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.65%

Male Poverty Rate

15.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wasco County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wasco County, Oregon is Islander, with 78.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wasco County, Oregon is Other, with 3.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.58%.

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.13%
High School10.88%
Some College10.66%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.02%
Female Unemployed30.21%
Female Employed10.66%
Male Employed7.40%

Wasco County, Oregon Income

Wasco County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,814$57,861
Families$53,602$66,058
Married Families$62,975$
Non Families$29,516$38,303

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wasco County, Oregon Married by Age and Sex

Wasco County, Oregon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans by War

2,363

Number of Veterans

2,116

Male Veterans

247

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,035
Korea312
Second Gulf War298
First Gulf War217
World War II168

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+700
65 to 74629
55 to 64536
35 to 54311
18 to 34187

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,21812.47%
Indian445.94%
2 or More4313.83%
Hawaiian3426.56%
Hispanic331.28%
Asian179.83%
Other71.09%

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans by Education

9.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wasco County, Oregon Employment Status

Wasco County, Oregon Employment by Age

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wasco County, Oregon Employment by Race

Wasco County, Oregon Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wasco County, Oregon

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
The Dalles14965155726074.06%
Dufur604632284.64%
Mosier433451184.16%
Maupin418434163.83%
Antelope464824.35%
Shaniko363712.78%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990