Demographics

People

Total Population2,812
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+1,276
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married43%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.2%
Median Earnings25+$46,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,969

Wealth

Median Family Income$78,333
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.5%
Median Gross Rent$964
Median House Value$215,900

Ancestry

Irish18.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.7%
Italian13.9%
English11%
Polish4.2%
Swedish3.3%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.5%
Lithuanian1.1%
Norwegian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Slovak0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Russian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Greek0.1%
German0.1%
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Rising Sun Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyCecil County
Standard Zip Codes21911
Phone Area Codes410
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.69
Approximate Longitude-76.06

Rising Sun Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCONOWINGO DAM
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationOCTORARO LAKE
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 40 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
StationABERDEEN PHILLIPS FIELD
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp26 to 41 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp47 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Charlestown1,391$103,194
Elkton15,675$59,298
Havre de Grace13,555$101,693
North East3,624$87,813
Perryville4,395$91,657
Port Deposit618$71,875

Rising Sun Public Schools

Calvert Elementary
79 Brick Meetinghouse Rd
ZIP: 21911
(410) 658-5335
Primary
Total Enrollment 483
Rising Sun Elementary
500 Hopewell Rd
ZIP: 21911
(410) 658-5925
Primary
Total Enrollment 690
Rising Sun Middle School
289 Pearl Street
ZIP: 21911
(410) 658-5535
Middle
Total Enrollment 677
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