In 2019, Wharton County, TX had a population of 41.6k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $48,310. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Wharton County, TX grew from 41,551 to 41,577, a 0.0626% increase and its median household income declined from $49,619 to $48,310, a −2.64% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wharton County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (44.5%), White (Hispanic) (36.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.72%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.772%). 0% of the households in Wharton County, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
92.7% of the residents in Wharton County, TX are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wharton County, TX are Wharton County Junior College (1,029 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2019, the median property value in Wharton County, TX was $128,100, and the homeownership rate was 67%. Most people in Wharton County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wharton County, TX was 2 cars per household.