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People

Total Population 5,594
Male Share of the Population 63.9%
Female Share of the Population 36.1%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,497
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 35.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,825
% Above Poverty Level 76.8%
% Below Poverty Level 23.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 16.3%
Median Gross Rent $677
Median House Value $70,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rusk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles S of Tyler, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles SE of Dallas, Texas
County Cherokee
Standard Zip Codes 75785
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.795
Longitude -95.15

Rusk 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 RUSK
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 78 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station JACKSONVILLE
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station PALESTINE 2 NE
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rusk, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dialville (75785)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alto 1,279 $23,600
Cushing 589 $56,250
Gallatin 349 $70,625
Jacksonville 14,743 $32,871

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rusk Public Libraries

Library
Singletary Memorial Library
207 E 6TH ST
Rusk, Texas
(903) 683-5916

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Rusk High Schools

RUSK H S
203 E 7TH ST
903-683-5401
Serves 541 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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