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Waskom is a city in Harrison County, in the Marshall metro area.

The community was named for a man who helped bring the Southern Pacific Railroad here

The latitude of Waskom is 32.478N. The longitude is -94.059W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,104.


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Median household income
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$29,737
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Waskom demographic reports
The Waskom gas field was discovered in 1924

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6% of Waskom residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waskom ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waskom was $13,080, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Waskom residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Waskom, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $278.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.


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Libraries in Waskom include Waskom Public Library ... View libraries

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Harrison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waskom political report.

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The average commute time for Waskom workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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