In 2017, Wharton, TX had a population of 8.72k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $37,213. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wharton, TX declined from 8,773 to 8,723, a -0.57% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,243 to $37,213, a 15.4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wharton, TX are White (Hispanic) (36.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (30.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.5%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.18%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.5%). N/A% of the people in Wharton, TX speak a non-English language, and 91.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Wharton, TX are Wharton County Junior College (1,075 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Wharton, TX is $91,100, and the homeownership rate is 51.1%. Most people in Wharton, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wharton, TX is 2 cars per household.