June's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Wharton County

Wharton County is a larger than average county in Texas with a population of 41,280 residents, and it has a higher than average density compared to the rest of the state, with 38.0 people per square mile. Its three largest cities are El Campo, Wharton, and East Bernard. It should be noted that at 60.2%, most people own their homes in Wharton County. The top schools in the county are East Bernard Elementary School, East Bernard J H, and East Bernard High School.

Price Range

The median value of homes in Wharton County is $80,400, making the area almost identical to others in Texas. At the same time, the average list price of available homes is presently $153,070. The homes with the lowest value are in East Bernard, Louise, and El Campo. The Wharton County reported another in a series of 30-day periods with zero home sales. Wharton County usually averages 8.5 sales per month.

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $67,100 is considered a typical dwelling in Wharton County. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $13,420 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $141 and the property tax rate is $15.63 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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Data reported through 6/15/2017

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