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.
Of the 3,916 households 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 households were one person and 14.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.31.
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