Wharton County's October First-Time Homebuyer Report

Wharton County is older than the rest of Texas, with a median age of 37. It's somewhat affluent as well, with a median income of $41,329 per household. El Campo, Wharton, and East Bernard are its three most populated cities. Detached homes account for 100% of the area's current housing market. The top schools in the county are East Bernard Elementary School, East Bernard J H, and East Bernard High School.


If you'll be exploring the entertainment hotspots in Wharton County, you'll find Showplace 3 to be a popular choice according to Foursquare. Recommended places to eat are Prasek's Hillje Smokehouse, Hinze Bar-B-Que Inc, and Mikeska's Bar-B-Q. To top it off, one of the most popular places to get a drink is Muldoons.

Price Range

Homes in Wharton County are worth a median of $80,400, similar to other parts of Texas. Additionally, the list prices of available homes is currently at an average of $151,464. The most expensive places to live are East Bernard, Louise, and El Campo. Over the last 30 days, the sale of 21 homes took place in the Wharton County market and, even though it's the same amount as last week, the area continues a solid upward trend.

Out of all the listings in Wharton County, these have been viewed the most. So be sure to see what all the fuss is about with these fabulous homes.

$220K   $550K   $210K  

Typical Dwelling

The typical dwelling in Wharton County is a three-bedroom detached home worth about $170,640. To purchase a similar home, a buyer with good credit and a $34,128 cash down payment could obtain a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate and a $773 monthly payment. The property tax rate is $15.63 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

Get started right now by checking out Wharton County homes for sale or reviewing Wharton County real estate trends.

Data reported through 10/13/2016


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