Wasco County OR Information


Wasco County Subdivisions

Wasco County OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,402
Daytime Population: Workers 16,025
Daytime Population: Residents 10,560
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,585
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 25,661
Population in Familes 20,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $43,962
Average Household Income $60,337
Per Capita Income $24,344


Total Housing Units 11,906 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,497 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,939 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,470 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $202,640
Average Home Value $252,478


Total Households 10,436
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 6,721
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.63%
Households 0.55% 0.58%
Families 0.38% 0.47%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Wasco County OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wasco County to the other 36 counties and county equivalents in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 22 42nd
Population Density # 25 33rd
Diversity Index # 9 78th
Median Household Income # 20 47th
Per Capita Income # 20 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.