Rusk, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Rusk, Texas Info Snack

Population
5,598
Unemployment
13.3%
Poverty
14.0%
Median Home
$86,000
Median Income
$48,235
Median Rent
$823

Rusk SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8

Rusk, TX Crime Report

94
Total Crimes
1,676.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-28.53%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Rusk
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 94 1,676.8 2,691.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 17 303.2 446.5 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 6.6 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 16 285.4 302.5 279.7
Property Crime 77 1,373.5 2,245.0 1,958.2
Burglary 25 446.0 370.7 314.2
Larceny 46 820.5 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 6 107.0 287.0 246.0

Rusk, TX Cost Of Living

82
Rusk's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Rusk Texas National Average
Overall 82 94 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 84 89 100
Health 105 95 100
Housing 55 83 100
Transportation 88 89 100
Utilities 110 101 100

Rankings for Rusk in Texas

Map Of Rusk, TX

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Population over time in Rusk

Year Population % Change
2020 5,598 0.6%
2019 5,563 0.4%
2018 5,543 -0.7%
2017 5,580 -0.3%
2016 5,594 0.4%
2015 5,573 0.2%
2014 5,562 0.3%
2013 5,546 0.3%
2012 5,530 0.3%
2011 5,513 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rusk

White
51.7% (2,895)
African American
26.8% (1,498)
American Indian
1.4% (81)
Asian
1.0% (54)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.8% (101)
Hispanic
17.3% (969)
Race Rusk TX USA
White 51.7% 41.4% 60.1%
African American 26.8% 11.8% 12.2%
American Indian 1.4% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 1.0% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.8% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 17.3% 39.4% 18.2%

Gender in Rusk

Female
32.3% (1,807)
Male
67.7% (3,791)
Gender Rusk TX USA
Female 32.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 67.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rusk for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (335)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (895)
High School / GED
40.0% (2,239)
Some College
23.0% (1,287)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (223)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (447)
Master's Degree
2.0% (111)
Professional Degree
1.0% (55)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rusk TX USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 20.0% 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
3.1% (17,117)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (14,804)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.3% (51,816)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.8% (43,488)
$35,000 to $49,999
28.3% (158,224)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.0% (123,063)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (58,293)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (52,741)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (28,683)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (11,566)
Income Rusk TX USA
Less than $10,000 3.1% 6.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.3% 8.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.8% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 28.3% 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 15.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 7.8% 8.3%

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