Living in Wasco, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Wasco SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
1
Commute
7

Wasco, CA Cost Of Living

106
Wasco's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Wasco, California Info Snack

Wasco (formerly, Dewey and Deweyville) is a city in the San Joaquin Valley, in Kern County, California, United States. Wasco is located 24 miles (39 km) northwest of Bakersfield, at an elevation of 328 feet (100 m). The population was 25,545 at the 2010 census, up from 21,263 at the 2000 census.
Population
26,708
Unemployment
10.1%
Poverty
22.9%
Median Home
$160,000
Median Income
$37,917
Median Rent
$745

Wasco, CA Photos

Rankings for Wasco in California

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Map Of Wasco, CA

Population over time in Wasco

Year Population % Change
2017 26,708 1.3%
2016 26,378 1.2%
2015 26,061 0.3%
2014 25,973 0.4%
2013 25,865 0.7%
2012 25,686 0.6%
2011 25,541 0.3%
2010 25,457 1.2%
2009 25,143 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wasco

White
9.4% (2,521)
African American
6.4% (1,710)
American Indian
0.1% (31)
Asian
0.7% (183)
Hawaiian
0.2% (52)
Other
0.0% (5)
Two Or More
1.5% (400)
Hispanic
81.6% (21,806)
Race Wasco CA USA
White 9.4% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 6.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 81.6% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Wasco, California

Less than $10,000
7.6% (203,747)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (188,420)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (366,925)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.3% (462,938)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.5% (466,544)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.7% (579,236)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.9% (211,410)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.5% (119,453)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (55,444)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (16,678)
Income Wasco CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.3% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.5% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.7% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.9% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.5% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Wasco

Female
41.2% (11,013)
Male
58.8% (15,695)
Gender Wasco CA USA
Female 41.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 58.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wasco for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
26.0% (6,944)
9-12th Grade
20.0% (5,341)
High School / GED
31.0% (8,279)
Some College
16.0% (4,273)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,335)
Bachelor's Degree
2.0% (534)
Master's Degree
0.0% (0)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Wasco CA USA
< 9th Grade 26.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 20.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 2.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 0.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Wasco

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

I have lived in wasco for 80 years and though it might not be the best place in the u.s.i seemed to have always made it here.

My dad built a new house here in Wasco in 1928 and it is still there. It never feel down in the 52 earth quake. I have lived in the same house for 56 years and it is paid off. I block from out beautiful high school. Which has one of the nicest auditoriums in all of calif.

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