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Wharton is a city in Wharton County, in the El Campo metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Wharton is 29.311N. The longitude is -96.102W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,337.
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10% of Wharton residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wharton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wharton was $13,993, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Wharton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Wharton include Wharton County Courthouse Historic Commercial District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Wharton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $341. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $777.
Libraries in Wharton include Wharton County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wharton include Wharton Journal Spectator
Wharton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wharton political report.
The average commute time for Wharton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Wharton include Country Hearth Inn.
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