Wasco demographics profile

StatisticWascoCaliforniaNational
Population26,06138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,76523291
Median age28.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1864%46%43%
Speak English29%56%79%
Speak Spanish70%29%13%
Wasco, CA has a population of 26,061 and is the 1,655th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,765 per sq mi which is 1090% higher than the California average and 2952% higher than the national average. The median age in Wasco is 28 which is approximately 22% lower than the California average of 36. In Wasco, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 29% speak English and 70% speak Spanish. 64% of Wasco residents were born in California, 8% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 28% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wasco is 1090% higher than California.
  • The median age in Wasco is 22% lower than California.
  • In Wasco 79.16% of the population is White.
  • In Wasco 6.63% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wasco 0.67% of the population is Asian.

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Wasco population breakdown by race

RaceWascoCaliforniaNational
White79.16%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American6.63%5.85%12.63%
Asian0.67%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.62%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.19%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race2.67%4.62%3.06%
Other race10.06%13.28%4.75%
In Wasco, 80.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Wasco, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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