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People

Total Population 431
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 23.7%
Employed Population 16+ 153
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 49.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,875
% Above Poverty Level 66.6%
% Below Poverty Level 33.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $725
Median House Value $119,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.7%
US/American 0%
English 15.5%
Irish 13.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 640 $65,556
Grass Valley 176 $49,688
Moro 372 $32,308
Rufus 242 $59,500
The Dalles 15,136 $48,442

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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