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Where is Wharton County, Texas?

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Wharton County is a county equivalent area found in Texas, USA. The county government of Wharton is found in the county seat of Wharton.

With a total 2,834.4 sq. km of land and water area, Wharton County, Texas is the 665th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 41,168 people, Wharton County has a total 17182 households earning 40411 on average per year.

Wharton County, Texas - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 48481
Area Codes 979
Time Zone CST
Major Cities El Campo (population: 17,056), Wharton (population: 14,149), East Bernard (population: 4,568), Boling (population: 2,205), Louise (population: 2,045), Hungerford (population: 341), Lane City (population: 301), Lissie (population: 217), Danevang (population: 173), Glen Flora (population: 84)
Land Area 15,895 sq miles
Water Area 1,086 sq miles
Household Income $40,411
Housing Units 17,182
Median Home Value $95,600
High School Grads 75% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 15% of population
Retail Spending $11,439 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $45,912 per capita

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This page was last modified on June 30, 2016.