Rusk Cherokee County, Texas

Rusk: City in Cherokee County, Texas

About

Rusk is a city located in the county of Cherokee in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,551 and a population density of 296 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,664 inhabitants.

The city was created 176 years ago in 1845.

Rusk Quick Facts

Population : 5,664 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Cherokee County
Different from : Rusk County
Postal code : 75785
Area : 18.78 km2
Altitude : 518 feet / 158 meters
Capital city : Rusk is capital of Cherokee County
Establishment : January 01, 1846 (176 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:34:43 (28th January 2022)
Density : 302 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2% (2010-2020)
Weather : 32℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Rusk locator map
Location of Rusk on Texas map.
Confederate Monument  Cherokee County Courthouse  Rusk  Texas image
Confederate Monument Cherokee County Courthouse Rusk Texas
Confederate Monument  Cherokee County Courthouse  Rusk  Texas image

Geography

Rusk is located at 31°47'46"N 95°9'1"W (31.7960100, -95.1502200).

Rusk map

Weather

Rusk forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. more

Demographics

The population of Rusk increased by 2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,551 - census
2011 5,595 0.79% estimation process
2012 5,594 -0.02% estimation process
2013 5,580 -0.25% estimation process
2014 5,583 0.05% estimation process
2015 5,520 -1.14% estimation process
2016 5,543 0.41% estimation process
2017 5,578 0.63% estimation process
2018 5,569 -0.16% estimation process
2019 5,602 0.59% estimation process
2020 5,664 1.09% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,009
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,117
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,021
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,062
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 12.9%
People over 65 (%) : 22.8%
Female persons, % : 45.3%
White only, percent : 99.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 97.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 435
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.4%

Rusk zip code is 75785. County name: Cherokee, County fips: 48073

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $125,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,060
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $475
2015-2019 median gross rent : $692
2015-2019 Households : 2,400
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.09
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,015
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,208
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,920
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 6,091
2012 total retail sales per capita : $1,206
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,643
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,585
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 345
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 223
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 110
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 333
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 38
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 301
2010 population per square mile : 2,382.4
2010 land area in square miles : 2.12

People born in Rusk (7)

People born in Rusk, including lawyer Jim Hogg, politician Thomas Mitchell Campbell, football linebacker Cody Glenn, .

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Schools in Rusk

College & universities near Rusk, TX

Code Name City ZIP
223117 Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Jacksonville (TX) 75766-5407

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rusk, TX

Code Name Address Type
NCG Nacogdoches, Texas University Drive & Starr Road BUS
TYL Tyler, TX 303 North Bois D'Arc Street BUS
LVW Longview 905 Pacific Ave. RAIL
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL
MHL Marshall 800 North Washington Street - suite 2 RAIL

Post offices near Rusk

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rusk Post Office Rusk (TX) 75785

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Rusk , Wisconsin Rusk is a city in Dunn County, Wisconsin with a population of 515 people.

Other cities in Cherokee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Jacksonville 14,829 City in Texas, United States
Cross Roads 1,578 Town of the United States
Alto 1,239 Town in Texas, USA
New Summerfield 1,187 City in Cherokee County, Texas, United States
Wells 781 Town in Cherokee County, Texas, United States
Gallatin 435 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Texas, United States of America
Cuney 140 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Rusk distances to largest Texas cities