TX

National Population : 333,590,059
Texas State Population : 30,057,203

About Wharton, TX

Wharton, TX is located in Wharton County in the state of Texas.

The total City Population for Wharton is about 8,765 with about 444 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 14,548.

The Average Home Value is $106,600.00, which is roughly 25% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,607.00 for the state of Texas, and roughly 44% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,327.00, which is roughly 23% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $56,007.00 for the state of Texas, and roughly 25% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wharton is about 9.1%.

Texas is ranked #47 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 17.01 out of 100.

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Voting

Wharton County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 60.63% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 71.15%
Democratic: 28.01%
Libertarian: 0.63%
Green: 0.21%
Other: 0%


Nearby Locations

Boling, TX (8.26 mi.)
Beasley, TX (11.37 mi.)
East Bernard, TX (13.69 mi.)
Pledger, TX (13.96 mi.)
Needville, TX (15.34 mi.)
El Campo, TX (15.64 mi.)
Guy, TX (16.51 mi.)
Wallis, TX (19.18 mi.)
Rosenberg, TX (19.84 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 77488
Latitude : 29.267269
Longitude : -96.147974
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 100 ft.
Area Code(s) : 979

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.56
Male Population Estimate : 47.33%
Female Population Estimate : 49.92%
Median Age : 38.1
Male Median Age : 36.2
Female Median Age : 39.7

White Population Estimate : 60.02%
Black Population Estimate : 24.17%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 33.61%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.49%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.74%
Other Population Estimate : 13.91%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wharton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Wharton County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2020)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Wharton County: About 439 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Wharton County is about 4% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 34% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.