The unemployment rate in Wharton is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wharton jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wharton's cost of living is 20.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Wharton county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 71.2% to 28.0%. More Voting Stats
Wharton's population is 8,723 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Wharton is Real Estate: $121,900
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.4%.
Wharton public schools spend $9,467 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Wharton. More Education