Wasco, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Wasco, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Wasco had a population of 403 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Wasco is located at latitude 45.5917 and longitude -120.6975 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wasco (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,280 feet.

The City of Wasco (GNIS ID: 2412186) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Wasco is located within Wasco Division of Sherman County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wasco: Spanish Hollow.

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Wasco, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 403
Population in Households 403
Population in Familes 316
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 401
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $42,922
Average Household Income $58,005
Per Capita Income $24,595


Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $142,593
Average Home Value $213,657


Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.21% -0.05%
Households -0.27% -0.11%
Families 0.11% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Wasco, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wasco to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 278 27th
Population Density # 269 29th
Diversity Index # 160 58th
Median Household Income # 266 30th
Per Capita Income # 246 35th

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