Living in Rusk, TX

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Rusk, Texas Info Snack

Population
5,559
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
12.2%
Median Home
$84,300
Median Income
$53,109
Median Rent
$921

Rusk SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
3
Commute
8

Rusk, TX Crime Report

98
Total Crimes
1,755.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.11%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Rusk
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 98 1,755.6 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 5 89.6 418.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 5 89.6 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 93 1,666.1 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 23 412.0 392.8 340.5
Larceny 65 1,164.5 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 89.6 267.2 219.9

Rusk, TX Cost Of Living

88
Rusk's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Rusk Texas National Average
Overall 88 91 100
Services 110 95 100
Groceries 89 90 100
Health 107 97 100
Housing 55 83 100
Transportation 86 94 100
Utilities 110 102 100

Rankings for Rusk in Texas

Map Of Rusk, TX

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Population over time in Rusk

Year Population % Change
2019 5,559 -0.1%
2018 5,563 0.4%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rusk

White
47.1% (2,619)
African American
31.4% (1,745)
American Indian
1.7% (92)
Asian
0.7% (37)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (109)
Hispanic
17.2% (957)
Race Rusk TX USA
White 47.1% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 31.4% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.7% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 17.2% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Rusk

Female
30.9% (1,714)
Male
69.1% (3,844)
Gender Rusk TX USA
Female 30.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 69.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rusk for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (389)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (1,056)
High School / GED
36.0% (2,001)
Some College
24.0% (1,334)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (222)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (389)
Master's Degree
2.0% (111)
Professional Degree
1.0% (55)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rusk TX USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 19.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Rusk, Texas

Less than $10,000
3.9% (21,878)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (24,557)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.8% (37,953)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (54,473)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.8% (115,645)
$50,000 to $74,999
27.6% (153,598)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.6% (58,938)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.1% (61,617)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (22,325)
$200,000 or more
0.9% (4,911)
Income Rusk TX USA
Less than $10,000 3.9% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.8% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.8% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 27.6% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.6% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.1% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.9% 7.4% 7.7%

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