Wharton County, Texas Population 2022

Wharton County, Texas's estimated population is 41,727 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wharton County, Texas is the 80th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 41,281 and has seen a growth of 1.08% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18501,7520.00%
18603,3801,62892.92%
18703,426461.36%
18804,5491,12332.78%
18907,5843,03566.72%
190016,9429,358123.39%
191021,1234,18124.68%
192024,2883,16514.98%
193029,6815,39322.20%
194036,1586,47721.82%
195036,077-81-0.22%
196038,1522,0755.75%
197036,729-1,423-3.73%
198040,2423,5139.56%
199039,955-287-0.71%
201041,2811,3263.32%
201141,28760.01%
201241,136-151-0.37%
201341,122-14-0.03%
201441,095-27-0.07%
201541,3832880.70%
201641,6092260.55%
201741,8372280.55%
201841,499-338-0.81%
201941,556570.14%
202041,613570.14%
202141,670570.14%
202241,727570.14%
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Wharton County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,57075.76%
Black or African American5,51513.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.09%
Asian1650.40%
Some Other Race1,9574.70%
Two or More Races2,4295.83%
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Wharton County, Texas Population by Race

Wharton County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Wharton County, Texas Median Age

37.3


Total

35.8


Male

38.4


Female

Wharton County, Texas Adults

There are 30,801 adults, (7,074 of whom are seniors) in Wharton County, Texas.

Wharton County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wharton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

21,092

50.61%

Male

20,580

49.39%

Wharton County, Texas Population by Age

Wharton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wharton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
All66.3%33.7%
Male60.5%39.5%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Female45.3%54.7%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wharton County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,2482.766.3
Married7,5283.4183
Male6603.4260.5
Female2,4083.3445.3
Non Family4,6521.151.1

3.35

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Wharton County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3948.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,96911.05%
High School Graduate7,81429.07%
Some College6,14022.85%
Associates Degree2,5149.35%
Bachelors Degree3,42712.75%
Graduate Degree1,6186.02%
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Wharton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wharton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American363626
Asian656228
White13,75012,3434,193
Black3,3962,842241
Hispanic9,5856,185557
2+ Races1,11786062
Other Race1,21970623

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 72.22%.

Wharton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,218$41,818$31,214
Less Than 9th Grade$26,914$31,990$15,728
High School Graduate$36,962$45,153$30,025
Some College$32,951$38,138$27,310
Bachelors Degree$54,019$65,417$49,063
Graduate Degree$60,573$62,107$60,026

$37,218

Average Earnings

$41,818

Average Male

$31,214

Average Female

Wharton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wharton County, Texas Language by Age

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Wharton County, Texas Language

75.39% of Wharton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.60% of the population.

Wharton County, Texas Language

Wharton County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,4001,44426.74%
Hispanic17,2033,45120.06%
Asian1412215.60%
Multiple2,41525510.56%
White18,1601,3277.31%
Other334NaN%

15.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.65%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wharton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wharton County, Texas is Black, with 26.74% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.71%.

Wharton County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.88%
High School14.93%
Some College8.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%

Wharton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.02%
Male Unemployed4.01%
Female Employed7.18%
Female Unemployed34.37%

Wharton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wharton County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,770$72,687
Families$66,927$87,893
Married Families$84,239-
Non Families$23,569$35,701
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Income by Household Type

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wharton County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Wharton County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wharton County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Wharton County, Texas Marital Status

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1,814

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War247
First Gulf War196
Vietnam729
Korea204
World War II84

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3471
35 to 54387
55 to 64244
65 to 74591
75+521

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4976.32%
Black2255.37%
Other Race241.56%
2+ Races685.32%
Hispanic3833.32%

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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11.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wharton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wharton County, Texas Employment by Age

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Wharton County, Texas Employment by Race

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Wharton County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.04%

Born in Wharton County, Texas

90.52%

Native Born

9.48%

Foreign Born

6.78%

Non Citizen

2.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.52% of Wharton County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 81.04% having been born in Texas. 6.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wharton County, Texas Place of Birth

  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

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