Wasco County, Oregon Population 2019

Wasco County, Oregon's estimated population is 26,321 with a growth rate of 2.11% 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
201826,5051840.70%
201726,3215452.11%
201625,7763211.26%
201525,4551800.71%
201425,275-53-0.21%
201325,328-47-0.19%
201225,3751580.63%
201125,217-68-0.27%
201025,2853,60216.61%
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
White22,448
Some Other Race1,113
American Indian and Alaska Native1,002
Two or More Races586
Asian226
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander162
Black or African American150

Wasco County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2019

Wasco County, Oregon Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

41.8


Female

Wasco County, Oregon Adults

There are 19,873 adults, (4,996 of whom are seniors) in Wasco County, Oregon.

Wasco County, Oregon Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wasco County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

12,883

50.15%

Male

12,804

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
Married76.6%23.4%
All64.1%35.9%
Non Family55%45%
Female47.7%52.3%
Male42%58%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1352.4264.1
Married4,9703.0776.6
Non Family3,5521.255
Female1,0233.0347.7
Male5903.1142

2.99

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wasco County, Oregon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0165.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,4428.07%
High School Graduate5,13528.75%
Some College4,80326.89%
Associates Degree1,93510.83%
Bachelors Degree2,33013.04%
Graduate Degree1,2016.72%

Wasco County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,56113,3753,235
Hispanic2,1271,088125
Other Race67628715
Native American59645049
Multiple Races27324332
Asian18212453
Islander11611119
Black686818

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 29.12%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,721$38,910$25,375
Less Than High School$21,015$25,189$12,179
High School Grad$30,259$35,357$22,235
Some College$32,133$38,871$25,548
Bachelors Degree$51,652$65,667$38,824
Graduate Degree$51,792$55,774$47,500

$31,721

Average Earnings

$38,910

Average Male

$25,375

Average Female

Wasco County, Oregon Language

Wasco County, Oregon Language by Age

Wasco County, Oregon Language

85.00% of Wasco County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 15.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.01% of the population.

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,9612,56913.55%
Hispanic4,42951411.61%
Multiple57615326.56%
Islander16212476.54%
Native99112012.11%
Other1,086948.66%
Black1372518.25%

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.19%

Male Poverty Rate

15.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wasco County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wasco County, Oregon is Islander, with 76.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wasco County, Oregon is Other, with 8.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.20%
High School11.28%
Some College9.73%
Bachelors or Greater8.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.97%
Female Unemployed31.72%
Female Employed9.20%
Male Employed4.88%

Wasco County, Oregon Income

Wasco County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,510$61,016
Families$55,479$70,167
Married Families$64,881-
Non Families$29,510$39,686

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status by Race

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans

2,348

Number of Veterans

2,134

Male Veterans

214

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,038
Second Gulf War315
Korea265
First Gulf War237
World War II143

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,17512.35%
2 or More8124.62%
Indian385.21%
Hispanic361.33%
Asian2212.09%
Hawaiian1915.83%
Other80.97%
Black56.41%

Wasco County, Oregon Veterans by Education

9.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wasco County, Oregon Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

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%
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