Wharton county is located in southeast Texas. Wharton county has 1,086.15 square miles of land area and 8.22 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Wharton county population is 41,280, which has grown 0.22% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 20.59% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Wharton county median household income is $41,148 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 27.76% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 21.76% and is higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. Wharton county median house value is $85,800 in 2006-2010 and has grown by 45.18% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 55.27% and is lower than the national average rate of 50.42%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Wharton county is close to the state average in quality. The Wharton county area codes are 409, 979.
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