Wharton is a city located in Wharton County Texas. Wharton has a 2020 population of 8,587. It is also the county seat of Wharton County. Wharton is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,627 in 2010.
The average household income in Wharton is $47,682 with a poverty rate of 15.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $747 per month, and the median house value is $94,600. The median age in Wharton is 38.9 years, 33.6 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Whartonwas:
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 white people with a rate of 31.75%.
72.55% of Wharton residents speak only English, while 27.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.89% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wharton is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wharton is Multiple, with 3.35% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.13%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wharton
86.90% of Wharton residents were born in the United States, with 77.21% having been born in Texas. 9.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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