Wasco, CA 93280 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93280: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wasco, CA 93280

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 441
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,680
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 395
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.616, Longitude -119.392
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Wasco, CA 93280 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,423
Daytime Population: Workers 7,393
Daytime Population: Residents 15,205
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,598
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 23,340
Population in Familes 21,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,083
Population Density2 103
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $39,863
Average Household Income $52,414
Per Capita Income $11,864


Total Housing Units 6,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,977 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,020 (46.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 500 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $158,168
Average Home Value $197,943


Total Households 5,997
Average Household Size 3.89
Family Households 5,104
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 1.18%
Households 1.1% 1.28%
Families 1.08% 1.28%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Wasco, CA 93280 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93280 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 646 63rd
Population Density # 1196 32nd
Diversity Index # 281 84th
Median Household Income # 1443 18th
Per Capita Income # 1677 5th

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