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People

Total Population 458
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 24.7%
Employed Population 16+ 184
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 50.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.1%
Median Earnings25+ $25,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,719
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 72.1%
% Below Poverty Level 27.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.4%
Median Gross Rent $761
Median House Value $112,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 18.8%
Irish 19.4%

Wasco Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles S of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 95 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Sherman
Standard Zip Codes 97065
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.591
Longitude -120.696

Wasco Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MORO
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station DALLESPORT AP
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches
Station ARLINGTON
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wasco, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Biggs (97065)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dufur 532 $56,875
Grass Valley 164 $66,250
Moro 329 $31,500
Rufus 234 $56,875
The Dalles 15,068 $49,167
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