Wasta is a town in Pennington
The population was 75 at the 2000 census
Wasta is located at (44.068638, -102.445108) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of
0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.
Wasta has been assigned the ZIP code
and the FIPS place code
As of the census
of 2000, there were 75
people, 35 households, and 19 families residing in the town. The
people per square mile (152.4/km²). There were 46 housing units at
an average density of 239.6/sq mi (93.5/km²). The racial
makeup of the town was 98.67% White
and 1.33% Asian
of any race were 1.33% of the
There were 35 households out of which 25.7% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married
living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 45.7% were non-families. 37.1% of all
households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living
alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.63.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age
of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to
64, and 22.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
38 years. For every 100 females there were 108.3 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 123.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $26,375, and the
median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income
of $30,000 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income
for the town was
$13,888. There were 17.6% of families and 15.7% of the population
living below the poverty line
including 38.1% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.