Wasco, CA

26,061 Population
9.4 square miles 2,764.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
2,764.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.5%
was 40.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
28.0%
was 29.2%
 
Percent Under 18
28.6%
was 27.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
5.3%
was 5.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
17.1
was 13.5
Ranked 61st Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
29.5%
was 32.7%
 
Median Household Income
$39,559
was $39,580
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39
41.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,536
was 5,497
 
Median Rent
$688
was $683
 
Total Building Permits
78
was 100
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,254
was 5,159
 
Homeownership Rate
50.6%
was 49.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
78
was 30
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
587.3
was 583.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.8%
was 11.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 70
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.9
was 3.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
14.3
was 17.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.0
was 3.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
93.2%
was 91.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
71.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.0%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
52.8%
was 51.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
4.0%
was 3.8%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
75.3%
was 77.9%
 
Debt Service Ratio
3.4%
was 2.7%
 
Revenue
$17,182,105
was $17,765,717
 
Expenditure
$14,923,391
was $15,588,069
 
Revenue per Capita
$664
was $692
 
Expenditure per Capita
$577
was $607
 

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