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People

Total Population 1,077
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 319
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 37.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10%
Median Earnings25+ $22,647
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,083

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,500
% Above Poverty Level 71.1%
% Below Poverty Level 28.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $363
Median House Value $45,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.4%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 8.5%

Rising Star Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SE of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles SW of Fort Worth, Texas
County Eastland
Standard Zip Codes 76471
Phone Area Codes 254
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.095
Longitude -98.963

Rising Star Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RISING STAR 1 S
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
Station EASTLAND
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 77 F
Jul Temp 68 to 95 F
Oct Temp 48 to 78 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Station DUBLIN
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blanket 398 $45,156
Carbon 333 $38,750
Cisco 3,846 $35,983
Cross Plains 1,360 $44,306
Eastland 3,919 $44,930
Gorman 850 $43,000
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Rising Star High Schools

RISING STAR H S
121 N MAIN
254-643-3521
Serves 105 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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