In 2017, Wharton County, TX had a population of 41.4k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $50,145. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wharton County, TX grew from 41,377 to 41,430, a 0.128% increase and its median household income grew from $46,445 to $50,145, a 7.97% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wharton County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.3%), White (Hispanic) (36.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.21%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (0.478%). N/A% of the people in Wharton County, TX speak a non-English language, and 93.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wharton County, TX are Wharton County Junior College (1,075 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Wharton County, TX is $115,700, and the homeownership rate is 67.5%. Most people in Wharton County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Wharton County, TX is 2 cars per household.