Wharton County, Texas Population 2018

Wharton County, Texas's estimated population is 41,968 with a growth rate of 1.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wharton County, Texas is the 77th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201741,9685911.43%
201641,377-257-0.62%
201641,6342550.62%
201541,3793060.75%
201441,073-22-0.05%
201341,095310.08%
201241,064-196-0.48%
201141,260-18-0.04%
201041,2781,3233.31%
199039,955-287-0.71%
198040,2423,5139.56%
197036,729-1,423-3.73%
196038,1522,0755.75%
195036,077-81-0.22%
194036,1586,47721.82%
193029,6815,39322.20%
192024,2883,16514.98%
191021,1234,18124.68%
190016,9429,358123.39%
18907,5843,03566.72%
18804,5491,12332.78%
18703,426461.36%
18603,3801,62892.92%
18501,7520.00%

Wharton County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,682
Black or African American5,834
Some Other Race1,342
Two or More Races438
American Indian and Alaska Native42
Asian39

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wharton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wharton County, Texas Median Age

37.5


Total

36


Male

38.2


Female

Wharton County, Texas Adults

There are 30,619 adults, (6,538 of which are seniors) in Wharton County, Texas.

Wharton County, Texas Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wharton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

21,052

50.88%

Male

20,325

49.12%

Wharton County, Texas Households and Families

Wharton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wharton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All67.7%32.3%
Male61.9%38.1%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female53.8%46.2%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wharton County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,9792.7367.7
Married7,2963.480.8
Non Family4,7911.1354.6
Female1,9653.7253.8
Male9273.5761.9

3.39

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wharton County, Texas Households

Wharton County, Texas Education

Wharton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,25012.10%
9th to 12th Grade2,6589.89%
High School Graduate9,07333.77%
Some College5,89121.93%
Associates Degree2,0927.79%
Bachelors Degree2,4609.16%
Graduate Degree1,4435.37%

Wharton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,07512,7003,192
Hispanic8,8975,031439
Black3,8113,154233
Other Race86036338
Multiple Races103918
Native American292318
Asian2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.07%.

Wharton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,042$41,076$23,091
Less Than High School$19,742$24,706$16,368
High School Grad$28,044$40,491$18,451
Some College$32,217$44,107$25,757
Bachelors Degree$45,109$61,094$41,109
Graduate Degree$55,272$60,284$51,343

$31,042

Average Earnings

$41,076

Average Male

$23,091

Average Female

Wharton County, Texas Language

Wharton County, Texas Language by Age

Wharton County, Texas Language

75.04% of Wharton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.96% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.45% of the population.

Wharton County, Texas Poverty

Wharton County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,1713,54421.92%
Black5,7442,06535.95%
White18,6951,5988.55%
Other1,31229222.26%
Multiple4337717.78%
Native422457.14%
Asian392358.97%

17.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.87%

Male Poverty Rate

19.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wharton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wharton County, Texas is Asian, with 58.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wharton County, Texas is White, with 8.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.57%.

Wharton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.64%
High School15.39%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Wharton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.00%
Male Unemployed14.43%
Female Employed9.41%
Male Employed6.55%

Wharton County, Texas Income

Wharton County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,445$62,023
Families$55,030$71,304
Married Families$65,241$84,242
Non Families$25,457$40,169

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Wharton County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Wharton County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Wharton County, Texas Veterans

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by War

1,780

Number of Veterans

1,638

Male Veterans

142

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam721
Korea327
First Gulf War202
Second Gulf War202
World War II141

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+585
65 to 74484
55 to 64352
35 to 54301
18 to 3458

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4785.91%
Black2706.24%
Hispanic2372.21%
Other323.19%

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wharton County, Texas Employment Status

Wharton County, Texas Employment by Age

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wharton County, Texas Employment by Race

Wharton County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wharton County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
El Campo1166911766970.83%
Wharton88858785-100-1.13%
East Bernard22712321502.20%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990