Wharton demographics profile

StatisticWhartonNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)3,1851,21591
Median age36.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%45%43%
Speak English51%69%79%
Speak Spanish42%16%13%
Wharton, NJ has a population of 6,586 and is the 5,403rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,185 per sq mi which is 162% higher than the New Jersey average and 3415% higher than the national average. The median age in Wharton is 37 which is approximately 7% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Wharton, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 51% speak English and 42% speak Spanish. 52% of Wharton residents were born in New Jersey, 15% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 30% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wharton is 162% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Wharton is 7% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Wharton 55.42% of the population is White.
  • In Wharton 1.69% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wharton 6.51% of the population is Asian.

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Wharton population breakdown by race

RaceWhartonNew JerseyNational
Black or African American1.69%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race5.24%2.53%3.06%
Other race31.14%6.35%4.75%
In Wharton, 44.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Wharton, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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