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Demographics

People

Total Population5,543
Male Share of the Population67.5%
Female Share of the Population32.5%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+1,320
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married36.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.3%
Median Earnings25+$28,996
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,478
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,142

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,471
% Above Poverty Level84.8%
% Below Poverty Level15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone16.5%
Median Gross Rent$885
Median House Value$85,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.2%
English9.4%
German7.8%
Irish7.8%
French Except Basque1.7%
Scottish1.6%
Italian0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Russian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Portuguese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Greek0.1%
Arab0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Rusk Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cherokee County
Standard Zip Codes75785
Phone Area Codes430,903
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.79
Approximate Longitude-95.14

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)

StationRUSK
Distance1.4 miles
Jan Temp37 to 56 F
Apr Temp54 to 75 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 78 F
Annual Precip48.5 inches
StationJACKSONVILLE
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip46 inches
StationPALESTINE 2 NE
Distance26.5 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp55 to 78 F
Jul Temp72 to 94 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alto1,261$26,550
Cushing483$56,071
Gallatin402$70,938
Jacksonville14,791$47,650
New Summerfield846$53,125
Reklaw404$50,938

Rusk Public Libraries

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

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Rusk Hospitals

Rusk State Hospital
(Government - State)
805 North Dickinson Drive

Rusk Public Schools

Rusk El
300 N Henderson St
ZIP: 75785
(903) 683-2595
Primary
Total Enrollment 320
Rusk H S
495 Eagle Dr
ZIP: 75785
(903) 683-5401
High
Total Enrollment 575
Rusk Intermediate
1143 Loop 343 W
ZIP: 75785
(903) 683-1726
Middle
Total Enrollment 351
Rusk J H
1345 S Main St
ZIP: 75785
(903) 683-2502
Middle
Total Enrollment 532
Rusk Primary
440 Collins St
ZIP: 75785
(903) 683-6106
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
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