Wharton County, Texas Population 2018

Wharton County, Texas's estimated population is 41,968 with a growth rate of 0.80% 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
201741,430-538-1.28%
201741,9683340.80%
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
White33,717
Black or African American5,917
Some Other Race1,364
Two or More Races366
Asian38
American Indian and Alaska Native28

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Wharton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wharton County, Texas Median Age

37.3


Total

35.8


Male

38.1


Female

Wharton County, Texas Adults

There are 30,613 adults, (6,603 of whom are seniors) in Wharton County, Texas.

Wharton County, Texas Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wharton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

21,075

50.87%

Male

20,355

49.13%

Wharton County, Texas Households and Families

Wharton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Wharton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All67.5%32.5%
Male60.2%39.8%
Non Family55.7%44.3%
Female50.9%49.1%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wharton County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2242.6867.5
Married7,6013.380
Non Family4,4891.1455.7
Female2,0993.4250.9
Male1,0353.3460.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade2,90210.82%
9th to 12th Grade2,76010.29%
High School Graduate8,72632.52%
Some College6,38523.80%
Associates Degree2,0347.58%
Bachelors Degree2,5609.54%
Graduate Degree1,4635.45%

Wharton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,95812,7213,327
Hispanic9,0525,240444
Black3,7533,143216
Other Race94449252
Multiple Races857612
Native American282821
Asian2626

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 75.00%.

Wharton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,794$41,518$24,123
Less Than High School$20,984$25,682$16,440
High School Grad$29,747$43,182$20,346
Some College$31,839$42,623$25,606
Bachelors Degree$48,000$61,367$42,618
Graduate Degree$55,776$64,813$53,411

$31,794

Average Earnings

$41,518

Average Male

$24,123

Average Female

Wharton County, Texas Language

Wharton County, Texas Language by Age

Wharton County, Texas Language

75.39% of Wharton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.18% of the population.

Wharton County, Texas Poverty

Wharton County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,4213,65122.23%
Black5,8142,16337.20%
White18,4691,3337.22%
Other1,34423017.11%
Multiple36611130.33%
Asian381642.11%
Native2813.57%

17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.91%

Male Poverty Rate

18.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wharton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wharton County, Texas is Asian, with 42.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wharton County, Texas is Native, with 3.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.55%.

Wharton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.07%
High School16.05%
Some College7.68%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Wharton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.33%
Female Unemployed15.08%
Female Employed9.72%
Male Employed5.53%

Wharton County, Texas Income

Wharton County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,145$69,419
Families$57,463$80,748
Married Families$69,502$97,445
Non Families$26,117$40,631

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

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 55To64.

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Wharton County, Texas Veterans

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by War

1,772

Number of Veterans

1,606

Male Veterans

166

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam684
Korea336
First Gulf War217
Second Gulf War167
World War II134

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+615
65 to 74546
35 to 54301
55 to 64236
18 to 3474

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5336.15%
Black2054.71%
Hispanic1971.80%
Other343.05%

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wharton County, Texas Employment Status

Wharton County, Texas Employment by Age

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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