Northeast Wharton, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 6,046.
Males: 3,027  (50.1%)
Females: 3,019  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Texas median age:  32.3 years

Zip code: 77435

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,321 (it was $36,446 in 2000)
Northeast Wharton:

$54,321
TX:

$56,565

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,350 (it was $16,905 in 2000)

Northeast Wharton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $120,029 (it was $56,200 in 2000)
Northeast Wharton:

$120,029
TX:

$161,500
  • Races in Northeast Wharton, TX (2000)

    Northeast Wharton races chart
    • 3,64359.6%White alone
    • 1,24120.3%Black alone
    • 1,17419.2%Hispanic
    • 290.5%Two or more races
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Asian alone
    • 40.07%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Northeast Wharton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Northeast Wharton: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 270.1 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Northeast Wharton, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Northeast Wharton:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northeast Wharton CCD:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Northeast Wharton CCD:  1.4% ($798)
Texas:  1.8% ($1,393)
Northeast Wharton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sugar Land, TX (32.2 miles , pop. 63,328).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (49.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: East Bernard, TX (2.3 miles ), Hungerford, TX (2.4 miles ), Kendleton, TX (2.8 miles ), Wharton, TX (3.3 miles ), Wallis, TX (3.4 miles ), Beasley, TX (3.6 miles ), Orchard, TX (3.6 miles ), Eagle Lake, TX (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 29.47 N, Longitude: 96.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 979

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in Northeast Wharton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Northeast Wharton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Northeast Wharton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Northeast Wharton place center injured one person.

On 3/28/1966, a category F3 tornado 7.6 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northeast Wharton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.3 miles away from Northeast Wharton center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 437.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 121.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 376.8 miles away from Northeast Wharton center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wharton County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Northeast Wharton:

  • AVALON PLACE WHARTON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WHARTON, TX)
  • WHARTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WHARTON, TX)
  • WHARTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WHARTON, TX)
  • BENEVOLENT CARE HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; RICHMOND, TX)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EAGLE LAKE, TX)
  • RICE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 16 miles away; EAGLE LAKE, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northeast Wharton:

  • Wharton County Junior College (about 11 miles; Wharton, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,009)
  • Houston Baptist University (about 40 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Prairie View A & M University (about 44 miles; Prairie View, TX; FT enrollment: 7,517)
  • The Art Institute of Houston (about 45 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 3,023)
  • Rice University (about 47 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 6,713)
  • University of St Thomas (about 48 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 2,747)

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Notable locations in Northeast Wharton: Oakcrest Camp (A), Spanish Camp (B), East Bernard Volunteer Fire Department (C), Egypt Plantation Museum (D), East Bernard Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northeast Wharton include: Saint Luke Church (A), East Gate Church (B), Bonus Church (C), Camp Zion Church (D), Center Union Church (E), Elm Grove Church (F), Mount Vernon Church (G), Jerusalem Church (H), New Colorado Tabernacle (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Czech National Cemetery (1), Camp Zion Cemetery (2), Old Jerusalem Cemetery (3), Elm Grove Cemetery (4), Frazer Cemetery (5), Middle Bernard Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Northington Lake (A), Rockin Ranch Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sandy Branch (A), Middle Bernard Creek (B), Eagle Branch (C), Gum Tree Branch (D), Lone Tree Creek (E), Caney Creek (F), Dry Branch (G), Dewberry Branch (H), Davis Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wharton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.7%
Whole state:  71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.3%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.7%

People in group quarters in Northeast Wharton in 2000:

  • 132 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Texas average:

15.6

Northeast Wharton travel time to work - commute Northeast Wharton mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Northeast Wharton CCD (based on Wharton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,11010
Evangelical Protestant10,55048
Mainline Protestant3,32916
Black Protestant1,1697
Other3343
None7,788-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Wharton County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Wharton County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Wharton County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Wharton County:

30.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
State:

15.7%

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,181 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fort Bend County, TX  1.03% ($36,868 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.78% ($34,878)
from Matagorda County, TX  0.38% ($30,145)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fort Bend County, TX  1.06% ($34,385 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  1.03% ($29,592)
to Matagorda County, TX  0.41% ($35,317)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northeast Wharton:

  • KREH (900 AM; 5 kW; PECAN GROVE, TX)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRTX (980 AM; 5 kW; ROSENBURG/RICHMOND, TX)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Northeast Wharton:

  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPTY (104.9 FM; MISSOURI CITY, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Northeast Wharton:

  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVIT-LP (Channel 28; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CLUB COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (1%)

Northeast Wharton compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Northeast Wharton on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Furniture and related product manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Woodworkers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 (77435) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries"
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