Wasco, California

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Population in 2013: 25,945 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.0%
Males: 16,259  (62.7%)
Females: 9,686  (37.3%)
Median resident age:  29.5 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93280.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,715 (it was $28,997 in 2000)
Wasco:

$37,715
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,136 (it was $14,228 in 2000)

Wasco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $127,048 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Wasco:

$127,048
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $183,882; Detached houses: $194,857; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,551; In 2-unit structures: $117,272; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,082; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,569; Mobile homes: $62,957; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $63,839

Median gross rent in 2013: $669.

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  • Races in Wasco, CA (2013)

    Wasco races chart
    • 20,57579.2%Hispanic
    • 3,43213.2%White alone
    • 1,7526.7%Black alone
    • 1210.5%Asian alone
    • 1410.5%Two or more races
    • 900.3%American Indian alone
    • 330.1%Other race alone

Races in Wasco detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wasco: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.4%), Irish (2.3%), English (1.8%), United States (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 7.61 square miles.

Population density: 3,411 people per square mile   (average).

Wasco,CA real estate house value index trend

Wasco, California map

For population 25 years and over in Wasco:

  • High school or higher: 51.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 21.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wasco city:

  • Never married: 48.1%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

7,420 residents are foreign born (27.6% Latin America).

This city:

28.5%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Wasco, California as of February 13, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Wasco to the number of sex offenders is 1,275 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,342 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $907 (0.8%)

Wasco satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (24.0 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (117.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Shafter, CA (2.9 miles ), McFarland, CA (2.9 miles ), Smith Corner, CA (3.0 miles ), Mexican Colony, CA (3.1 miles ), Cherokee Strip, CA (3.2 miles ), Delano, CA (3.7 miles ), Buttonwillow, CA (3.7 miles ), Rosedale, CA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 1998: 89 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1999: 106 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2002: 110 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2003: 117 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2004: 150 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2005: 155 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2006: 122 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2007: 82 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2008: 31 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $106,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 119.34 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Rose Growing Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,826 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,560 (22.9%)

Area code: 661

Wasco household income distribution Wasco home values distribution

Property values in Wasco, CA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

19.3%
California:

7.3%

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +8,588 (+67.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (32%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Wasco: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wasco, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wasco-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 834% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 106.3 miles away from Wasco center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 186.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 262.1 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 180.8 miles away from Wasco center
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kern County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wasco topographic map

Birthplace of: Victor Sanz - Country singer, Manuel Quezada - Boxer, Thomas L. Beard.

Hospitals and medical centers in Wasco:

  • GRIFFITH PLACE (1371 GRIFFITH AVENUE)
  • NORTH KERN HOSPITAL (2101 7TH ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wasco:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SHAFTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SHAFTER, CA)
  • DELANO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; DELANO, CA)
  • DELANO DISTRICT SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DELANO, CA)
  • KELLY AND SCOTT'S CARE HOME INC #2 (Hospital, about 14 miles away; DELANO, CA)
  • DELANO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; DELANO, CA)
  • BROWNING MANOR CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DELANO, CA)
  • KELLY AND SCOTT'S CARE HOME (Hospital, about 14 miles away; DELANO, CA)

Airports and heliports located in Wasco:

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Amtrak station:

WASCO (700 G ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wasco:

  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 22 miles; Bakersfield, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,564)
  • Bakersfield College (about 25 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • Taft College (about 32 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Porterville College (about 37 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 51 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 51 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 56 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)

Public high schools in Wasco:

Private high schools in Wasco:

  • NORTH KERN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 710 PETERS ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 942 7TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wasco:

Private elementary/middle school in Wasco:

  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 929 BROADWAY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Wasco: Wasco Sewage Disposal (A), Kern Ambulance Service (B), Kern County Fire Department Station 31 Wasco (C), Wasco State Prison Fire Department (D), Wasco Womans Club (E), Wasco City Hall (F), Wasco Branch Kern County Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wasco include: Apostolic Church (A), Apostolic Faith Temple (B), Assembly of God Church of Wasco (C), Central Missionary Baptist Church (D), Family Christian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Congregational Church (G), Truelight Missionary Baptist Church (H), United Methodist Church of Wasco (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wasco include: Cormack Park (1), Westside Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kern County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 129. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

129
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.365. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.365
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 44.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00399. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00399
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.1%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.8% for Black residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.9% for American Indian residents, 48.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 37.1% for other race residents, 46.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  85.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wasco in 2010:

  • 5,710 people in state prisons
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Wasco in 2000:

  • 5,975 people in state prisons
  • 226 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Wasco, California environmental map by EPA

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Wasco compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Wasco (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Wasco Branch at 849 7th Street, branch established on 1922/04/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Union Bank, National Association: Wasco Branch at 1049 Seventh Street, branch established on 1958/10/31. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.9
California average:

15.4

Wasco travel time to work - commute Wasco mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wasco city (based on Kern County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic245,83630
Evangelical Protestant114,724436
Other30,68783
Mainline Protestant7,45938
Black Protestant4,02625
Orthodox4503
None436,449-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Kern County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Kern County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Here:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kern County:

29.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$35,247$52,8710$0
Other Government Administration 13$47,132$43,5065$624
Streets and Highways 2$19,638$117,8280$0
Solid Waste Management 17$86,992$61,4064$4,255
Sewerage 3$13,063$52,2520$0
Water Supply 5$21,372$51,2930$0
Transit 2$9,602$57,6120$0
Other and Unallocable 7$32,960$56,5030$0
Totals for Government 57$266,006$56,0019$4,879

Wasco government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $175,000 ($6.75)
    Water Utilities: $104,000 ($4.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $32,000 ($1.23)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,072,000 ($79.86)
    Police Protection: $1,687,000 ($65.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,151,000 ($44.36)
    Water Utilities: $865,000 ($33.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $795,000 ($30.64)
    Financial Administration: $793,000 ($30.56)
    Sewerage: $467,000 ($18.00)
    Central Staff Services: $199,000 ($7.67)
    Transit Utilities: $151,000 ($5.82)
    Health Services - Other: $117,000 ($4.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($1.46)
    Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($0.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $854,000 ($32.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $44,000 ($1.70)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($1.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($1.31)
    Housing & Community Development: $28,000 ($1.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($0.81)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($0.35)
    Transit Utilities: $6,000 ($0.23)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,119,000 ($81.67)

Wasco government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,500,000 ($57.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,265,000 ($48.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,163,000 ($44.83)
    All Other: $350,000 ($13.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $17,000 ($0.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $350,000 ($13.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $398,000 ($15.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($3.97)
    Rents: $18,000 ($0.69)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($0.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,200,000 ($46.25)
    Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($0.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,409,000 ($54.31)
    General Support: $1,117,000 ($43.05)
    Highways: $458,000 ($17.65)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $943,000 ($36.35)
    Property: $657,000 ($25.32)
    NEC: $227,000 ($8.75)
    Public Utilities: $219,000 ($8.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000 ($0.39)

Wasco government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,235,000 ($548.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,945,000 ($537.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $290,000 ($11.18)

Wasco government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,799,000 ($107.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,868,000 ($187.63)

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($715 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.95% ($35,127 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.21% ($34,469)
from San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($30,651)


4.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
California average:

5.12%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.08%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.83% ($36,085 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.17% ($31,995)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($39,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wasco:

  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5 kW; DELANO, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KGET (970 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KAFY (1100 AM; 4 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: KAFY, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMAP (1050 AM; 10 kW; FRAZIER PARK, CA; Owner: KMAP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wasco:

  • KIWI (102.9 FM; MCFARLAND, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KSMJ (97.7 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KDFO-FM (98.5 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKDJ (105.3 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • KRFR (104.3 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wasco:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KPMC-LP (Channel 42; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Wasco fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 9,200Total average daily traffic
  • 3,128Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wasco)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

109 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 15215 Scofield Ave (Lat: 35.590778 Lon: -119.416222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPFJ524
    Assigned Frequencies: 821.537 MHz, 822.537 MHz, 866.537 MHz, 806.537 MHz, 807.537 MHz, 851.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2004, Expiration Date: 07/26/2014, Certifier: Glen S Nash
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • 201 J St (Lat: 35.599667 Lon: -119.330667), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPFH662
    Assigned Frequencies: 812.737 MHz, 812.987 MHz, 857.737 MHz, 857.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2004, Expiration Date: 07/22/2014
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • 764 E St (Lat: 35.593000 Lon: -119.334833), Call Sign: KME947
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2003, Expiration Date: 04/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/09/2013
    Registrant: County Of Kern, 2601 Panorama Dr., Bldg. A, Bakersfield, CA 93306-1013, Phone: (661) 868-4000, Fax: (661) 868-4099, Email:
  • 2101 7th St (Lat: 35.594389 Lon: -119.349556), Call Sign: WRY758, Licensee ID: L00010141
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz... (+13 more)
    Grant Date: 02/16/2000, Expiration Date: 05/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2003
    Registrant: County Of Kern, 2601 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, CA 93306, Phone: (661) 868-4000
  • Wasco Service Center 1101 12th St (Lat: 35.591611 Lon: -119.335667), Call Sign: KMD958
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.590 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 11/04/2022, Certifier: Roger Gray
    Registrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, 487 West Shaw Avenue, Bldg "b", Fresno, CA 93704, Phone: (559) 263-5631, Fax: (559) 263-5899, Email:
  • Lat: 35.557778 Lon: -119.328111, Call Sign: WQBF666
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.237 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Helen Grove
    Registrant: Adcon Telemetry, Inc., 195 Concourse Blvd., Suite A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, Phone: (707) 522-2277, Fax: (707) 522-2270
  • Lat: 35.593750 Lon: -119.330639, Call Sign: WQMC460
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2010, Expiration Date: 06/28/2020, Certifier: Mark A Smith
    Registrant: Ewa 21006210, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wasco)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wasco)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$122,66714$75,71433$181,4245$66,40011$281,9091$2,470,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$49,0001$75,0004$100,5002$8,5002$92,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$111,4005$79,80054$128,1857$76,71413$80,5380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$115,3332$70,00023$130,9571$131,0001$50,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$113,0001$256,0003$93,3331$175,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0044.01 , 0044.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$68,0003$142,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0044.01 , 0044.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 95
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Wasco

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wasco, CA
Most common first names in Wasco, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5575.1 years
James4473.7 years
William3973.9 years
Mary3478.2 years
Maria3071.2 years
George2972.5 years
Robert2572.2 years
Charles2475.3 years
Jose2173.3 years
Willie1971.3 years
Most common last names in Wasco, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2175.3 years
Smith2169.8 years
Moore1975.2 years
Johnson1877.5 years
Williams1871.6 years
Martinez1770.6 years
Sanchez1668.5 years
Garcia1663.4 years
Taylor1574.5 years
Martin1574.0 years
Businesses in Wasco, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Carl\s Jr.1Rite Aid1
Circle K2Sears1
Dennys1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
Jack In The Box1

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  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
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  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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