In 2021, Wharton County, TX had a population of 41.6k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $53,963. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Wharton County, TX declined from 41,672 to 41,602, a −0.168% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,770 to $53,963, a 4.24% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wharton County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.4%), White (Hispanic) (30.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.36%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.16%).
None of the households in Wharton County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
93.9% of the residents in Wharton County, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wharton County, TX are Wharton County Junior College (229841) (739 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Wharton County, TX was $156,300, and the homeownership rate was 66.2%.
Most people in Wharton County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Wharton County, TX was 2 cars per household.