Wasco County, Oregon Population 2020

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%

How Many People Live in Wasco County, Oregon?

26,321

Wasco County, Oregon Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,55987.21%
Some Other Race1,1654.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native9253.58%
Two or More Races8003.09%
Asian1830.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1520.59%
Black or African American820.32%

Wasco County, Oregon Population Pyramid 2020

Wasco County, Oregon Median Age

40.9


Total

39.9


Male

41.8


Female

Wasco County, Oregon Adults

There are 20,037 adults, (5,161 of whom are seniors) in Wasco County, Oregon.

Wasco County, Oregon Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wasco County, Oregon Sex Ratio

Female

12,948

50.06%

Male

12,918

49.94%

Wasco County, Oregon Households and Families

Wasco County, Oregon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wasco County, Oregon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female49.4%50.6%
Male35.1%64.9%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,2662.4162.3
Married4,9303.0474.7
Non Family3,5611.254.5
Female1,0713.1149.4
Male7043.0235.1

2.95

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wasco County, Oregon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0165.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,5408.53%
High School Graduate5,14728.51%
Some College4,81326.66%
Associates Degree1,83410.16%
Bachelors Degree2,34713.00%
Graduate Degree1,3567.51%

Wasco County, Oregon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,63913,4313,345
Hispanic2,2331,093155
Other Race63022519
Native American55243656
Multiple Races42534392
Asian14710637
Islander1009113
Black626220

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 32.26%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,347$39,367$26,325
Less Than High School$23,209$27,609$14,879
High School Grad$31,806$36,118$22,399
Some College$32,453$39,939$28,311
Bachelors Degree$52,932$58,750$40,608
Graduate Degree$51,000$53,229$44,866

$33,347

Average Earnings

$39,367

Average Male

$26,325

Average Female

Wasco County, Oregon Language

Wasco County, Oregon Language by Age

Wasco County, Oregon Language

84.57% of Wasco County, Oregon residents speak only English, while 15.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.28% of the population.

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty

Wasco County, Oregon Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,0222,30712.13%
Hispanic4,56768114.91%
Multiple78220926.73%
Native91212814.04%
Islander15012180.67%
Other1,146766.63%
Asian175158.57%
Black711521.13%

13.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.21%

Male Poverty Rate

14.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wasco County, Oregon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wasco County, Oregon is Islander, with 80.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wasco County, Oregon is Other, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.98%
High School10.65%
Some College9.94%
Bachelors or Greater7.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.13%
Male Unemployed27.60%
Female Employed9.14%
Male Employed6.05%

Wasco County, Oregon Income

Wasco County, Oregon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,973$64,819
Families$60,438$74,727
Married Families$67,363-
Non Families$33,163$41,008

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status

Wasco County, Oregon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

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

2,294

Number of Veterans

2,121

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,091
Second Gulf War313
First Gulf War305
Korea227
World War II89
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,11511.90%
2 or More9820.37%
Hispanic481.70%
Indian405.84%
Asian1912.93%
Hawaiian1313.00%
Black710.94%
Other20.25%

$Wasco County, Oregon Veterans by Education

11.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wasco County, Oregon Employment Status

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wasco County, Oregon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.26%

Born in Oregon

91.63%

Native Born

8.37%

Foreign Born

6.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.63% of Wasco County, Oregon residents were born in the United States, with 53.26% having been born in Oregon. 6.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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