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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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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 County, Texas
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.