Wharton County, TX

Current Temperature ° Population 41,292

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 23.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14%

Registered Offenders

54.86% Higher than national avg.
  • 144 offenders in Wharton County
  • 34.87 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 2
  • Homes For Sale: 71
  • Homes For Rent: 1

Environmental Hazards

342 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 15
  • Tanks & Spills: 320

Unemployment

Moderate 4.8%
  • Texas unemployment average: 4.5%
  • National unemployment average: 4.2%

Schools view all

18 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 18 K-12 public schools in Wharton County, TX and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Wharton County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

144 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Wharton County, TX

Real Estate view all

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
No Data
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    14.7%
  • Rented
    27.5%
  • Owned
    57.7%

71 Homes For Sale View All

$368,000
19000 Loop 526 Hwy
El Campo, TX 77437
5 Beds | 3 Baths
$115,000
00 Hwy 71
El Campo, TX 77437
-- Beds | -- Baths
$850,000
411 Wright Lane
East Bernard, TX 77435
-- Beds | -- Baths
$495,000
0 County Road 183
El Campo, TX 77460
-- Beds | -- Baths

2 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$69,000
Avenue K
El Campo, TX 77437
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$50,000
Hilltop
East Bernard, TX 77435
3 Beds | -- Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

We're sorry! No Number Of Properties Per Bedroom found in our database.

90 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Wharton County, TX issued 90 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Wharton County, TX issued 87 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Building Permits By Year

1 Rental Property View All

$NR
200 W Boling Hwy
Wharton, TX 77488
-- Beds | -- Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Wharton County, TX
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $590
  • 1 Bedroom: $646
  • 2 Bedrooms: $795
  • 3 Bedrooms: $995
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,138

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Environmental Hazards

342 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Wharton County, TX
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Wharton County, TX
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Wharton County, TX
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Wharton County, TX has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Wharton County, TX is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.61 Average
    Wharton County, TX is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 54.63°
  • February 58.63°
  • March 64.87°
  • April 71.48°
  • May 77.82°
  • June 84.49°
  • July 85°
  • August 86.42°
  • September 80.82°
  • October 72.55°
  • November 64.48°
  • December 55.72°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Wharton County, TX

Earthquakes
Wharton County, TX has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Wharton County, TX has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Wharton County, TX has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Wharton County, TX has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Wharton County, TX: $45,176

Unemployment

Unemployment in Wharton County is 4.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.5% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.72%
White Collar - 47.28%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Greg Abbott
  • Sen. John Cornyn
  • Sen. Ted Cruz

Neighborhood Info

13 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

56 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

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