Wasco, OR

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Wasco Profile


Overview

Wasco is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 389 people and just one neighborhood, Wasco is the 199th largest community in Oregon. Wasco has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Wasco isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wasco are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wasco is a city of managers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wasco who work in management occupations (13.92%), farm management occupations (10.13%), and sales jobs (7.59%).

You will also find that a lot of people in Wasco work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.


Setting & Lifestyle

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wasco has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wasco a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small city, Wasco does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Wasco Demographics

The percentage of people in Wasco with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.51% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wasco in 2010 was $21,382, which is middle income relative to Oregon, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,528 for a family of four. However, Wasco contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Wasco also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.41% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Wasco is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wasco home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wasco residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Wasco also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wasco include English, Irish, Scottish, and French .

The most common language spoken in Wasco is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wasco 0.101011101001110
Oregon 2.60

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Wasco 0.101011101001110
Oregon 29.47

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Wasco 0.101011101001110
Oregon 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SHERMAN COUNTY SD


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District Quality Compared to Oregon

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Better than of OR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OR Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Oregon Virtual Education East School
65912 High School Lp
Moro, OR, 97039
06-12
Sherman Junior/senior High School
65912 High School Lp
Moro, OR, 97039
07-12
Sherman Elementary School
212 Ne North St
Grass Valley, OR, 97029
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.2% 50.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.8% 43.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 6.8%

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