Wasco is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 397 people and just one neighborhood, Wasco is the 199th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
Wasco is a blue-collar town, with 38.04% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wasco is a city of transportation and shipping workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wasco who work in management occupations (11.41%), office and administrative support (9.78%) and teaching (6.52%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Wasco has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wasco has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wasco has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wasco than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wasco may be for you.
Being a small city, Wasco does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.