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Demographics

People

Total Population1,070
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+379
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married33.3%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.8%
Median Earnings25+$25,754
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,731
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,444

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,667
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.9%
Median Gross Rent$571
Median House Value$40,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.6%
English11.7%
Irish7.3%
German6%
French Except Basque2%
Italian1.5%
Dutch0.8%
Czech0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
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Rising Star Almanac

CategoryValue
County Eastland County
Standard Zip Codes76471
Phone Area Codes254
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.09
Approximate Longitude-98.96

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)

StationRISING STAR 1 S
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp30 to 55 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp52 to 78 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches
StationEASTLAND
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp27 to 55 F
Apr Temp48 to 77 F
Jul Temp68 to 95 F
Oct Temp48 to 78 F
Annual Precip27.5 inches
StationDUBLIN
Distance36.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp50 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp53 to 77 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blanket363$47,321
Carbon338$73,393
Cisco3,800$35,864
Cross Plains1,365$55,870
Eastland3,888$46,654
Gorman1,056$39,732

Rising Star Public Schools

Rising Star El
113 W Newton
ZIP: 76471
(254) 643-2431
Primary
Total Enrollment 92
Rising Star H S
905 N Main St
ZIP: 76471
(254) 643-3521
High
Total Enrollment 79
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