Wasco, Oregon Population 2022

466
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Wasco is a city located in Sherman County Oregon. Wasco has a 2020 population of 466. Wasco is currently growing at a rate of 4.02% annually and its population has increased by 12.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 413 in 2010.

The average household income in Wasco is $74,387 with a poverty rate of 12.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $900 per month, and the median house value is $157,700. The median age in Wasco is 57.2 years, 58.2 years for males, and 55.8 years for females.

Wasco Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wascowas:

  • White: 88.08%
  • Two or more races: 10.38%
  • Native American: 1.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wasco, Oregon is 466 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 466.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 413.

Wasco, Oregon Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39988.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native71.55%
Two or More Races4710.38%
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Wasco Population by Race

Wasco Population Pyramid 2022

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Wasco Median Age

54.9


Total

56.6


Male

54.1


Female

Wasco Adults

There are 373 adults, (143 of whom are seniors) in Wasco.

Wasco Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

62.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wasco Sex Ratio

Female

223

49.23%

Male

230

50.77%

Wasco Population by Age

Wasco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wasco Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family76.3%23.7%
Male55.6%44.4%
Female33.3%66.7%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wasco Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2032.2377.3
Married942.8291.5
Male92.8955.6
Female242.8833.3
Non Family761.2276.3

2.73

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Wasco Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade164.44%
9th to 12th Grade185.00%
High School Graduate14239.44%
Some College8323.06%
Associates Degree5114.17%
Bachelors Degree3610.00%
Graduate Degree143.89%
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Wasco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wasco Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32631050
2+ Races2113
Native American53
Hispanic16

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.34%.

Wasco Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,125$39,896$30,357
Less Than 9th Grade$37,813$39,219$
High School Graduate$29,167$33,250$2,500
Some College$40,357$45,208$31,250
Bachelors Degree$60,833$$61,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,125

Average Earnings

$39,896

Average Male

$30,357

Average Female

Wasco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wasco Language by Age

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Wasco Language

98.21% of Wasco residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Wasco Language

Wasco Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple473778.72%
Hispanic322475.00%
Native7342.86%
White391184.60%
OtherNaN%

12.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.87%

Male Poverty Rate

14.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wasco

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wasco is Multiple, with 78.72% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.30%.

Wasco Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.47%
High School9.15%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wasco Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.50%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed16.18%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wasco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wasco Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,125$79,992
Families$44,886$95,682
Married Families$50,833-
Non Families$44,167$47,597
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Income by Household Type

Wasco Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wasco Married by Age and Sex

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Wasco 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 55-64.

Wasco Marital Status by Race

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Wasco Marital Status

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54

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War2
Vietnam20
Korea11
World War II2

Wasco Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 547
55 to 648
65 to 7416
75+17

Wasco Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4312.39%
Native American360.00%
2+ Races838.10%

Wasco Veterans by Race

Wasco Veterans by Education

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9.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wasco Veterans by Education

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48.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Wasco Employment by Age

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Wasco Employment by Race

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Wasco Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.98%

Born in Wasco

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wasco residents were born in the United States, with 69.98% having been born in Oregon. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Wasco Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104130.00%
2011407-6-1.45%
2012406-1-0.25%
2013399-7-1.72%
2014397-2-0.50%
2015389-8-2.02%
201639341.03%
201740071.78%
2018394-6-1.50%
2019412184.57%
2020430184.37%
2021448184.19%
2022466184.02%

Wasco Population by Year