Rusk SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
8

Rusk, Texas Info Snack

The population was 5,551 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cherokee County.
Population
5,543
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
15.2%
Median Home
$85,700
Median Income
$47,310
Median Rent
$885

Rankings for Rusk in Texas

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Map Of Rusk, TX

Population over time in Rusk

Year Population % Change
2017 5,543 -0.7%
2016 5,580 -0.3%
2015 5,594 0.4%
2014 5,573 0.2%
2013 5,562 0.3%
2012 5,546 0.3%
2011 5,530 0.3%
2010 5,513 -

Crime in Rusk Per 100k

Crime Rusk TX USA
Violent Crime 197.3 438.9 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.0 5.3
Robbery 17.9 114.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 161.4 268.8 248.9
Property Crime 1470.6 2562.6 2362.0
Burglary 340.7 473.7 430.4
Larceny 1094.0 1848.5 1694.0
Car Theft 35.9 240.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Rusk

White
53.2% (2,949)
African American
28.0% (1,552)
American Indian
1.2% (67)
Asian
0.6% (31)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (109)
Hispanic
15.1% (835)
Race Rusk TX USA
White 53.2% 42.9% 61.5%
African American 28.0% 11.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 4.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 15.1% 38.9% 17.6%

Household Income For Rusk, Texas

Less than $10,000
4.1% (22,726)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (28,269)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (65,961)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (76,493)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.2% (111,968)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.8% (131,923)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (46,006)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.2% (62,081)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.1% (6,097)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (3,325)
Income Rusk TX USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 9.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 9.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.2% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.8% 17.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.0% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.2% 14.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.1% 5.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 6.3% 6.3%

Gender in Rusk

Female
32.5% (1,803)
Male
67.5% (3,739)
Gender Rusk TX USA
Female 32.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 67.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rusk for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.5% (470)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (1,052)
High School / GED
31.8% (1,765)
Some College
23.6% (1,306)
Associate's Degree
3.8% (209)
Bachelor's Degree
10.1% (558)
Master's Degree
3.1% (171)
Professional Degree
0.2% (9)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rusk TX USA
< 9th Grade 8.5% 8.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 19.0% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 31.8% 25.1% 27.3%
Some College 23.6% 22.1% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 3.8% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.1% 18.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.1% 7.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.2% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.1% 1.4%

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