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Wasco is a city in Sherman County.

The community was named for Wasco County, which was named for the Indian tribe.

The latitude of Wasco is 45.591N. The longitude is -120.696W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,283 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 343.


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Median household income
Local
$35,917
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wasco demographic reports
Wasco is on the Washington border.
Wasco developed as the crossroads of the Oregon emigrant trail and the road south from the Columbia River.

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25% of Wasco residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wasco ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wasco was $17,917, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Wasco residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wasco, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.


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Sherman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wasco political report.

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The average commute time for Wasco workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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