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Wharton, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Wharton had a population of 392 as of July 1, 2017. Wharton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wharton is located at latitude 40.8613 and longitude -83.4648 in Wyandot County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wharton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wyandot County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The Village of Wharton (GNIS ID: 2400159) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Wharton is located within Township of Richland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyandot County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wharton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wharton: Whartonsburg, Whartonsburgh.

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Wharton, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 392
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 163
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.45
Population in Households 392
Population in Familes 330
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 312
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $53,733
Average Household Income $58,645
Per Capita Income $22,426


Total Housing Units 168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $113,889
Average Home Value $146,008


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.26% 0.35%
Households 1.48% 0.53%
Families 0.93% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Wharton, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wharton to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 921 24th
Population Density # 1120 8th
Diversity Index # 1072 12th
Median Household Income # 515 58th
Per Capita Income # 845 31st

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