Wharton County, TX Demographic Data

Wharton County, TX Summary

Wharton County is located in Texas
  • Population: 41,292
  • Area: 1,094.37 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,086.15 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 8.22 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 37.73 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 111.55 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Wharton County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
20,959
51%
50.8
Male
20,305
49%
49.2
Total Population
41,264
 
321,419,000

Wharton County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,816
6.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
3,039
7.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
3,145
7.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
2,916
7.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,654
6.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
5,037
12.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
4,607
11.2% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
5,372
13.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,911
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,395
5.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
3,411
8.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
2,026
4.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
935
2.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
30,489
73.9%
77.1
Female
15,642
51.3%
51.4
Male
14,847
48.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
28,685
69.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
7,728
18.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
6,372
15.4%
14.9
Female
3,592
56.4%
55.9
Male
2,780
43.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
37
NR
NR

Wharton County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
40,987
99.3% 
96.9
White
34,195
82.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
5,936
14.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
49
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
23
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
7
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
4
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
12
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
784
1.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
277
0.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
16,171
39.2% 
17.6
Mexican
15,742
38.1% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
25
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
16
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
388
0.9% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
25,093
60.8% 
82.4

Wharton County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
3,250
12.2% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,018
11.3% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
8,976
33.6% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
5,779
21.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,911
7.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,547
9.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,213
4.5% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
6,268
23.5%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
20,426
76.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,760
14.0%
30.6

Wharton County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
9,342
29.0%
33.5%
Now Married
15,977
49.5%
47.5
Divorced
3,500
10.8%
11.0%
Separated
846
2.6%
2.1
Widowed
2,599
8.1
5.8%

Wharton County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
28,311
73.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
10,137
26.4%
21.5%
Spanish
9,580
24.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
512
1.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
23
0.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
22
0.1%
1.0%

Wharton County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,064
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
1,310
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
2,015
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,374
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,237
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,858
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,473
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,672
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
465
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
273
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
45,176
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,581
 
29,979

Wharton County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,289
12.3%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
992
5.3%
9.8
Construction
1,640
8.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
4,425
23.8%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
738
4.0%
6.5
Information
113
0.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,709
9.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
982
5.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,196
6.4%
11.3
Public administration
542
2.9%
4.6
Retail trade
2,268
12.2%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
964
5.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
726
3.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
3,245
17.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
5,061
27.2%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,933
15.8%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
3,725
20.0%
23.6%
Service occupations
3,620
19.5%
18.0%

Wharton County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
18,342
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
15,035
82.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,158
11.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
55
0.3%
5.2
Walked
238
1.3%
2.8
Other means
141
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
715
3.9%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.0
 
26.0

Wharton County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
905
6.1%
8.9
1 vehicles
5,152
35.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
5,548
37.6%
37.2
3 or more
3,136
21.3%
20.3

Wharton County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,741
85.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
9,980
67.7%
63.0
Renter Occupied
4,761
32.3%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
2,547
14.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Wharton County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
17,288
1 room
342
2.0%
2.3
2 rooms
140
0.8%
2.5
3 rooms
986
5.7%
9.0
4 rooms
3,144
18.2%
16.6
5 rooms
4,879
28.2%
20.0
6 rooms
3,819
22.1%
17.9
7 rooms
1,849
10.7%
12.1
8 rooms
1,122
6.5%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,007
5.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Wharton County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
17,288
 
 
1-unit, detached
12,910
74.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
80
0.5%
5.8
2-units
299
1.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
403
2.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
335
1.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
325
1.9%
4.6
20 or more units
593
3.4%
8.8
Mobile home
2,297
13.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
46
0.3%
0.1

Wharton County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,493
8.6%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,694
9.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
2,399
13.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
2,072
12.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
3,173
18.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
2,512
14.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,048
11.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
1,588
9.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
309
1.8%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Wharton County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
4,272
29.0%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,275
8.6%
4.7
Electricity
8,649
58.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
48
0.3%
5.1
Coal or coke
15
0.1%
0.1
Wood
10
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
441
3.0%
0.5
No fuel used
31
0.2%
1.2

Wharton County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,755
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
71
1.9%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
151
4.0%
6.8%
Less than $500
164
4.4%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
216
5.8%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
718
19.1%
20.3%
$500 to $999
1,103
29.4%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,332
35.5%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,844
49.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
486
13.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
384
10.2%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
300
8.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
735
19.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
6
NR
NR

Wharton County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
4,061 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
93
2.3%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
468
11.5%
27.9%
Less than $500
839
20.7%
11.0%
$500 to $999
2,661
65.5%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
700
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
678
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
784
19.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
921
23.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
247
6.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
424
10.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
242
6.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
1,337
33.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
806
NR
NR

Wharton County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
9,980
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,194
22.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,696
27.0%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,936
19.4%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,334
13.4%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,117
11.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
424
4.2%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
213
2.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
66
0.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
102,300
 
194,500
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