El Campo is a city in Wharton County, Texas, United States. The population was 11,602 at the 2010 Census, making it the largest city in Wharton County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19.3 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, Population in April 2013: 11,486 residing in the city. Population change since 2010: -1.0%
The population density was 1,400 people per square mile. There were 4,491 housing units at an average density of 577.5 per square mile (222.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 76.1% White, 10.9% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 16.66% from other races, and 1.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.0% of the population.
There were 3,916 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.1% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.31.
In the city, the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $40,698. Males had a median income of $27,416 versus $18,872 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,464. About 16.5% of families and 23.6% of the population were below the poverty line.
US Post Office on S. Mechanic Street (Hwy. 71)
Silos along the railroad from Washington Street
El Campo Texas neighborhoods include: Blue Creek, Esquire Estates, Northwest El Campo, N Wharton St, Payne West, Roosevelt Ave to Muncy St, Sanford, The Heights, Western Acres, Wilson Rd