Wharton employment information

Income per capita$15,998$26,513$28,555
Median household income$27,855$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,671$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,988$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$24,260$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$17,297$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level25.2%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wharton is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wharton is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wharton is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wharton is 61% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Wharton median earnings by income bracket

Wharton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.8%4.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%16.1%
Public administration2.9%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.2%3.4%
Education, health & social services5.9%42.8%

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Wharton, TX8,768$27,85548%

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Airmont, NY8,770$89,74368%
Audubon, NJ8,763$77,82546%
Park Ridge, NJ8,763$106,32799%
Booneville, MS8,775$29,63745%
Scott, LA8,775$53,9171%
Wharton, TX8,768$27,85548%
Source: The Wharton, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.