Wasco is located close to the center of California. Wasco is part of Kern County. Wasco has 9.43 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Wasco population is 25,865, which has grown 21.64% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Wasco median household income is $39,273 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 35.44% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Wasco median house value is $120,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.98% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Wasco is worse than the state average in quality. The Wasco area code is 661.