Rusk County, TX Demographic Data

Rusk County, TX Summary

Rusk County is located in Texas
  • Population: 53,688
  • Area: 938.41 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 924.03 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 14.38 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 57.21 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 446.19 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Rusk County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
25,285
47%
50.8
Male
28,172
53%
49.2
Total Population
53,457
 
321,419,000

Rusk County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
3,424
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
3,675
6.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
3,291
6.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
3,288
6.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
3,533
6.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
7,161
13.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
6,771
12.7% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
7,396
13.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
3,772
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
3,185
6.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
4,437
8.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
2,485
4.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,039
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
41,056
76.8%
77.1
Female
19,186
46.7%
51.4
Male
21,870
53.3%
48.6
21 Years and over
39,033
73.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
9,793
18.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
7,961
14.9%
14.9
Female
4,367
54.9%
55.9
Male
3,594
45.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
38
NR
NR

Rusk County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
52,811
98.8% 
96.9
White
42,345
79.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
9,367
17.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
232
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
299
0.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
120
0.2% 
1.2
Chinese
14
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
39
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
54
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
4
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
8
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
60
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
568
1.1% 
4.8
Two or More Races
646
1.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
8,395
15.7% 
17.6
Mexican
7,873
14.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
133
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
52
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
337
0.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
45,062
84.3% 
82.4

Rusk County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,628
7.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
4,478
12.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
12,229
33.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
9,629
26.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
2,300
6.3% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
3,589
9.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,393
3.8% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
7,106
19.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
29,140
80.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
4,982
13.7%
30.6

Rusk County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
12,062
28.0%
33.5%
Now Married
20,501
47.6%
47.5
Divorced
5,844
13.6%
11.0%
Separated
1,302
3.0%
2.1
Widowed
3,358
7.8
5.8%

Rusk County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
43,388
86.7%
78.5%
Languages other than english
6,645
13.3%
21.5%
Spanish
6,232
12.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
237
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
152
0.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
24
0.0%
1.0%

Rusk County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,229
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
1,185
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
2,571
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,930
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,597
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
3,234
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
2,075
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,831
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
646
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
455
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
46,173
 
55,775
Per capita income
22,272
 
29,979

Rusk County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
2,424
11.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,582
7.5%
9.8
Construction
1,991
9.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
3,634
17.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
706
3.3%
6.5
Information
185
0.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
2,159
10.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
1,139
5.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,003
9.4%
11.3
Public administration
1,049
4.9%
4.6
Retail trade
2,355
11.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,339
6.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
653
3.1%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
3,639
17.1%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
5,138
24.2%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3,950
18.6%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
4,680
22.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
3,812
18.0%
18.0%

Rusk County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
20,793
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
17,827
85.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,735
8.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
49
0.2%
5.2
Walked
289
1.4%
2.8
Other means
136
0.7%
1.8
Worked at home
757
3.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Rusk County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
956
5.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
5,511
31.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
7,438
41.9%
37.2
3 or more
3,848
21.7%
20.3

Rusk County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
17,753
83.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
13,271
74.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
4,482
25.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
3,528
16.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Rusk County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
21,281
1 room
233
1.1%
2.3
2 rooms
310
1.5%
2.5
3 rooms
707
3.3%
9.0
4 rooms
3,762
17.7%
16.6
5 rooms
6,270
29.5%
20.0
6 rooms
4,747
22.3%
17.9
7 rooms
2,705
12.7%
12.1
8 rooms
1,344
6.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,203
5.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Rusk County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
21,281
 
 
1-unit, detached
15,545
73.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
164
0.8%
5.8
2-units
340
1.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
160
0.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
333
1.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
159
0.7%
4.6
20 or more units
187
0.9%
8.8
Mobile home
4,365
20.5%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
28
0.1%
0.1

Rusk County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,540
7.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,382
6.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
2,279
10.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
2,426
11.4%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
4,121
19.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
3,428
16.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,974
14.0%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
2,662
12.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
430
2.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
39
0.2%
0.5%

Rusk County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
4,851
27.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
979
5.5%
4.7
Electricity
11,575
65.2%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
15
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
237
1.3%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
71
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
25
0.1%
1.2

Rusk County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
5,870
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
53
0.9%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
109
1.9%
6.8%
Less than $500
241
4.1%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
349
5.9%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
672
11.4%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,828
31.1%
29.2%
$500 to $999
2,618
44.6%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
3,170
54.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
855
14.6%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
410
7.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
362
6.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,043
17.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
30
NR
NR

Rusk County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
3,628 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
7
0.2%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
16
0.4%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
31
0.9%
4.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
321
8.8%
27.9%
Less than $500
745
20.5%
11.0%
$500 to $999
2,508
69.1%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
854
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
701
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
794
22.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
390
10.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
484
13.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
417
11.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
147
4.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
1,349
37.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
901
NR
NR

Rusk County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
13,271
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,906
21.9%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,630
27.4%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,795
21.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,671
12.6%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,299
9.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
577
4.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
379
2.9%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
14
0.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
101,400
 
194,500
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