About This Place
El Campo is a city in Wharton County, Texas, United States. The population was 10,945 at the 2000 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 2000, there were 10,945 people, 3,931 households, and 2,810 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,465.8 people per square mile (565.7/km²). There were 4,312 housing units at an average density of 577.5 per square mile (222.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 69.07% White, 11.88% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.28% 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 38.68% of the population.