Wharton SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
7

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Wharton, Texas Info Snack

Wharton (/hwrtn/ HWOR-tn) is a city in Wharton County, Texas, United States. This city is sixty miles southwest of Houston. The population was 8,832 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Wharton County and is located on the Colorado River of Texas just south of U.S. Highway 59 (Future Interstate 69).
Population
8,718
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$90,200
Median Income
$35,102
Median Rent
$717

Rankings for Wharton in Texas

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Map Of Wharton, TX

Population over time in Wharton

Year Population % Change
2017 8,718 -0.1%
2016 8,723 -0.6%
2015 8,773 0.5%
2014 8,733 -0.4%
2013 8,768 -0.2%
2012 8,782 -0.3%
2011 8,807 -0.3%
2010 8,831 -0.2%
2009 8,852 -
Crime/100k Wharton TX USA
Violent Crime 354.1 410.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 45.7 98.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 308.4 256.6 246.8
Property Crime 2924.4 2367.2 2199.5
Burglary 685.4 410.8 376.0
Larceny 2136.2 1713.1 1594.6
Car Theft 102.8 243.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wharton

White
32.3% (2,812)
African American
28.8% (2,510)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (38)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
0.4% (31)
Hispanic
38.1% (3,319)
Race Wharton TX USA
White 32.3% 42.3% 61.1%
African American 28.8% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 4.6% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 38.1% 39.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Wharton, Texas

Less than $10,000
9.7% (84,835)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.0% (113,025)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.3% (150,700)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (86,679)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (130,677)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.2% (176,520)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.9% (51,111)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (60,069)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (18,178)
$200,000 or more
0.0% (0)
Income Wharton TX USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 637.6% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.0% 435.2% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.3% 927.3% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 959.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 1281.4% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.2% 1774.5% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.9% 1222.9% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 1457.2% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 615.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.0% 688.3% 697.9%

Gender in Wharton

Female
49.9% (4,352)
Male
50.1% (4,366)
Gender Wharton TX USA
Female 49.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wharton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (1,046)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (1,307)
High School / GED
30.0% (2,615)
Some College
23.0% (2,005)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (784)
Bachelor's Degree
6.0% (523)
Master's Degree
3.0% (261)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (174)
Education Wharton TX USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 6.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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