Wasco

Wasco

Wasco

Change

1980

1990

1980-90

 

Tract Population

8,328

11,582

39.1%

% White

54.1%

38.1%

-29.6%

% Black

7.7%

5.7%

-26.5%

% Hispanic

48.4%

63.5%

31.1%

% Under 18

33.9%

37.5%

10.5%

% Over 65

9.5%

8.3%

-12.8%

% Under 6

12.7%

12.8%

0.8%

% Foreign Born

20.6%

30.6%

48.4%

Area Population

402,976

543,477

34.9%

Area Foreign Born

34,522

66,141

91.6%

% Area Foreign Born

8.6%

12.2%

42.1%

 

Education(% pop over 25)

1980

1990

1980-90

% 0-8 years

44.3%

37.7%

-14.9%

% 9-11 years

16.1%

20.3%

26.4%

% Completed H.S.

20.7%

22.7%

9.7%

% Some College

10.9%

11.5%

4.7%

% Bachelors or Graduate Degree

8.0%

5.1%

-36.1%

Persons over 25

4,262

5,987

40.5%

H.S. Dropout Rate

37.4%

10.5%

-71.8%

 

Labor Market Structure

1980

1990

1980-90

Employed Persons

3,007

3,883

29.1%

% Operators,Nonfarm Laborers and Service

23.1%

31.3%

35.6%

% Professional & Technical

8.6%

6.6%

-23.0%

% Managers & Administrators

5.2%

3.7%

-28.5%

% Sales Workers

9.5%

8.9%

-6.3%

% Clerical

9.6%

10.3%

7.4%

% Craft Workers

11.1%

8.3%

-25.7%

% Operators

7.6%

11.1%

46.4%

% Nonfarm Laborers

4.7%

4.4%

-7.3%

% Service Workers

10.8%

15.8%

46.8%

% Farm Workers

33.0%

31.0%

-6.2%

% Males Working less than 26 weeks

32.7%

34.7%

6.2%

Males over 16

2,792

3,748

34.2%

 

Poverty and Welfare

1980

1990

1980-90

% Persons in Impoverished Families

15.1%

27.7%

83.6%

% Whites in Poverty

9.1%

16.1%

76.1%

% Blacks in Poverty

47.6%

36.1%

-24.2%

% Hispanics in Poverty

16.2%

32.4%

99.7%

% Families Receiving Welfare or PA

18.7%

19.2%

3.0%

 

Income

1980

1990

1980-90

Aggregate Income

$44,663,940

$73,320,774

64.2%

Number of Families

2,134

2,833

32.7%

Average Family Income

$20,930

$25,886

23.7%

Aggregate Wage and Salary Income

$33,685,925

$64,321,807

90.9%

Wage & Salary Households

1,988

2,673

34.4%

Average Wage & Salary Income

$16,945

$24,068

42.0%

Aggregate Self-Employed Income

$6,941,830

$3,044,274

-56.1%

Self-Employed Households

312

264

-15.5%

Average Self-Employed Income

$22,249

$11,553

-48.1%

Aggregate Earned Income

$40,627,755

$67,366,080

65.8%

Earned Income Households

2,075

2,693

29.8%

Average Earned Income

$19,580

$25,020

27.8%

Average Welfare Income per Household

$2,646

$5,451

106.0%

 

Households Grouped by Income Level

1980

1990

1980-90

Income Under $5,000

222

128

-42.3%

Income of $5,000-9,999

359

323

-10.2%

Income of $10,000-14,999

565

431

-23.8%

Income of $15,000-24,999

486

916

88.4%

Income of $25,000-49,999

354

744

110.0%

Income over $50,000

148

293

97.6%

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