Wasco Kern County, California

Wasco: City in California


Wasco is a city located in the county of Kern in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,545. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,734 inhabitants.

The city was created 75 years ago in 1945.

Wasco Quick Facts

Population : 28,734 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Kern County
Postal code : 93280
Phone Area Codes : 661
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 328 feet / 100 meters
Establishment : December 12, 1945 (75 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 17:14:12 (30th November 2021)
Population growth : 11.1% (2010-2020)
Weather : 40℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Wasco locator map
Location of Wasco on California map.
2010-1227-WascoWaterTower image
2010-1227-WascoWaterTower image


Wasco is located at 35°35'39"N 119°20'27"W (35.5941200, -119.3409500).

Wasco map


Wasco forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 0 to 5 mph. more


The population of Wasco increased by 11.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,545 - census
2011 25,845 1.16% estimation process
2012 25,471 -1.47% estimation process
2013 25,909 1.69% estimation process
2014 26,201 1.11% estimation process
2015 26,161 -0.15% estimation process
2016 26,322 0.61% estimation process
2017 26,855 1.98% estimation process
2018 27,915 3.8% estimation process
2019 28,710 2.77% estimation process
2020 28,734 0.08% estimation process

Wasco zip code is 93280. County name: Kern, County fips: 06029

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Local Places in Wasco

People born in Wasco (6)

People born in Wasco, including martial artist Pablo Garza, singer Victor Sanz, football coach Carl Smith, you can see a list of people who born in Wasco.

  • Dan Thiessen (American football coach (1946-2014)) he was born in 27/05/1946
  • Suzanne Lacy (American artist) she was born in 01/01/1945
  • Manuel Quezada (American boxer) he was born in 13/10/1977

Schools in Wasco

College & universities near Wasco, CA

Code Name City ZIP
433420 California Aeronautical University Bakersfield (CA) 93308
110486 California State University-Bakersfield Bakersfield (CA) 93311-1099

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wasco, CA

Code Name Address Type
WAC Wasco station 700 G Street RAIL
BFD Bakersfield 601 Truxtun Ave RAIL
COC Corcoran station 1099 Otis Ave. RAIL
KTC Kettleman City, California 3300 Hubert Way BUS
VIS Visalia, California 425 E. Oak Street BUS

Post offices near Wasco

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wa Post Office Wasco (CA) 93280
Shafter Post Office Shafter (CA) 93263
Mc Farland Post Office Mc Farland (CA) 93250
Delan Post Office Delano (CA) 93215
Buttonwillow Post Office Buttonwillow (CA) 93206

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Kern County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kern County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bakersfield 385,725 County seat of Kern County, California, United States
Delano 53,041 City in California
Oildale 32,684 Census-designated place in Kern County, California
Ridgecrest 29,135 City in California
Arvin 21,757 City in Kern County, California, United States
Shafter 20,739 City in Kern County, California, United States
Rosamond 18,150 Census-designated place in Kern County, California
Greenfield 17,644 City in Monterey County, California, United States
Lamont 15,120 Census-designated place in Kern County, California
California City 14,198 City in Kern County, California
Tehachapi 12,746 City in California
McFarland 12,482 City in Kern County, California, United States
Golden Hills 8,656 Census designated place
Taft 8,488 City in Kern County, California, United States
Alta Sierra 7,047 Census-designated place in Nevada County, California
Indian Wells 5,544 Town in California

Distance to Other Cities

Wasco distances to largest California cities