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   (County: Cherokee County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Rusk City, Texas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Rusk City, Texas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 217

5 to 9 years : 55

10 to 14 years : 162

15 to 17 years : 155

18 and 19 years : 50

20 years : 47

21 years : 83

22 to 24 years : 208

25 to 29 years : 215

30 to 34 years : 309

35 to 39 years : 266

40 to 44 years : 360

45 to 49 years : 361

50 to 54 years : 191

55 to 59 years : 200

60 and 61 years : 44

62 to 64 years : 46

65 and 66 years : 44

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 8

75 to 79 years : 28

80 to 84 years : 18

85 years and over : 10

Female:

Under 5 years : 235

5 to 9 years : 75

10 to 14 years : 59

15 to 17 years : 31

18 and 19 years : 116

20 years : 3

21 years : 83

22 to 24 years : 115

25 to 29 years : 210

30 to 34 years : 103

35 to 39 years : 141

40 to 44 years : 153

45 to 49 years : 130

50 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 106

60 and 61 years : 104

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 26

67 to 69 years : 41

70 to 74 years : 39

75 to 79 years : 82

80 to 84 years : 69

85 years and over : 79


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Rusk City, Texas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,671

Multiple ancestry : 1,090

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 55

Ancestry not reported : 407


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Rusk City, Texas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,924

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 18

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 36

Not a U.S. citizen : 245


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Rusk City, Texas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 452

5 to 17 years : 537

18 to 24 years : 705

25 to 34 years : 837

35 to 44 years : 920

45 to 54 years : 771

55 to 59 years : 306

60 and 61 years : 148

62 to 64 years : 74

65 to 74 years : 187

75 years and over : 286

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 452

5 to 17 years : 537

18 to 24 years : 574

25 to 34 years : 718

35 to 44 years : 626

45 to 54 years : 520

55 to 59 years : 232

60 and 61 years : 124

62 to 64 years : 46

65 to 74 years : 155

75 years and over : 276

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 131

25 to 34 years : 53

35 to 44 years : 178

45 to 54 years : 217

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 9

65 to 74 years : 32

75 years and over : 10

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 18

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 66

35 to 44 years : 98

45 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 57

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Rusk City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,489

Female : 1,771

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 418

Female : 246

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 18

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 181

Female : 100


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Rusk City, Texas)

Born in state of residence : 3,084

Born in other state in the United States : 448

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 172


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Rusk City, Texas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,290

Now married, except separated : 1,113

Divorced : 476

Separated : 227

Widowed : 351

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 314

Now married, except separated : 92

Divorced : 135

Separated : 46

Widowed : 77

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 65

Now married, except separated : 196

Divorced : 10

Separated : 10

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Rusk City, Texas)

Speak only English : 4,301

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 204

Speak English less than "very well" : 210

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Rusk City, Texas

  • Other Groups: 908   (32.8%)
  • United States Or American: 669   (24.2%)
  • Irish: 371   (13.4%)
  • German: 310   (11.2%)
  • English: 249   (9.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 63   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 44   (1.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 42   (1.5%)
  • Dutch: 30   (1.1%)
  • Polish: 25   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 19   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 11   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 10   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 7   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 6   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Rusk City, Texas is 5,223



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Rusk City, Texas: 3,106
Female Population in Rusk City, Texas: 2,117


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Rusk City, Texas: 35.9
Median Female Resident Age in Rusk City, Texas: 35.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Texas is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Rusk City, Texas


White


Both sexes

39.2

Male

39.3

Female

39.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.6

Male

41.4

Female

31.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.5

Male

45.5

Female

66.5

Asian


Both sexes

41.5

Male

41.5

Female

42.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

32.5

Male

38.0

Female

18.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

11.1

Male

14.3

Female

7.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

34.6

Male

37.5

Female

20.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.8

Male

39.6

Female

40.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Rusk City, Texas


  • White: 3,704
  • African American: 1,318
  • American Indian: 94
  • Asian: 45
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 62
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Rusk City, Texas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Rusk City, Texas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 29   (1.19%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (0.49%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 130   (5.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 169   (6.91%)
  • 9th Grade: 156   (6.38%)
  • 10th Grade: 129   (5.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 124   (5.07%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 142   (5.81%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 784   (32.08%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 75   (3.07%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 451   (18.45%)
  • Associate Degree: 93   (3.81%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 64   (2.62%)
  • Master's Degree: 43   (1.76%)
  • Professional School Degree: 23   (0.94%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 20   (0.82%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 23   (1.6%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 67   (4.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 41   (2.85%)
  • 10th Grade: 126   (8.74%)
  • 11th Grade: 98   (6.8%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 27   (1.87%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 374   (25.95%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 129   (8.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 287   (19.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 82   (5.69%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 129   (8.95%)
  • Master's Degree: 23   (1.6%)
  • Professional School Degree: 35   (2.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Rusk City, Texas

  • Rusk Isd


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 203 E 7th St, Rusk, TX 75785, Phone: (903) 683-5592, Students: 1,924 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Rusk City, Texas

  • Rusk J H


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 203 E 7th St, Rusk, TX 75785, Phone: (903) 683-2502, Students: 432 )

  • Rusk Primary


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 203 E 7th St, Rusk, TX 75785, Phone: (903) 683-6106, Students: 371 )

  • Rusk Elementary


    ( Grades: 2-3, Location: 203 E 7th St, Rusk, TX 75785, Phone: (903) 683-2595, Students: 295 )

  • Rusk Intermediate


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 203 E 7th St, Rusk, TX 75785, Phone: (903) 683-1726, Students: 288 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Rusk City, Texas

  • Rusk H S


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 203 E 7th St, Rusk, TX 75785, Phone: (903) 683-5401, Students: 538 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Rusk City, Texas

  • Singletary Memorial Library


    207 E 6th St, Rusk, TX 75785

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Rusk City, Texas


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Rusk City, Texas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Rusk City, Texas.

Area Features of Rusk City, Texas


Building


(1) Cherokee County Constable S Office Precinct 2   (2) Cherokee County Jail   (3) Cherokee County Sheriff S Office   (4) Maydelle Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Norman Memorial Museum   (6) Rusk City Hall   (7) Rusk Police Department   (8) Rusk Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Region 2 Jerry H Hodge Unit   (10) Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Region 2 Skyview Unit   (11) Texas Parks And Wildlife Department Law Enforcement Division Office  

Cemetery


(1) Berry Cemetery   (2) Box Cemetery   (3) Cedar Hill Cemetery   (4) Ford Cemetery   (5) Hogg Cemetery   (6) Holcomb Cemetery   (7) Holly Springs Cemetery   (8) Jones Cemetery   (9) Kilgore Cemetery   (10) Macedonia Cemetery   (11) Meredith Cemetery   (12) Moseley Cemetery   (13) Mount Comfort Cemetery   (14) Mount Hope Cemetery   (15) Nelson Cemetery   (16) Old Prison Cemetery   (17) Parks Cemetery   (18) Russell Cemetery   (19) Salem Cemetery   (20) Sardis Cemetery   (21) State Hospital Cemetery   (22) Weems Cemetery  

Church


(1) Adams Chapel   (2) Bethel Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) First Congreational Methodist Church   (5) First Presbyterian Church Of Rusk   (6) Holleman Chapel   (7) Holly Springs Church   (8) Pleasant Grove Church   (9) Rocky Springs Church   (10) Sardis Church   (11) West Shady Grove Church  

Civil


(1) Cherokee County   (2) City Of Rusk   (3) Rusk Division  

Dam


(1) Hospital Lake Dam   (2) Mcpeak Springlake Ranch Dam   (3) Rusk City Lake Dam   (4) Rusk Ore Mine Dam   (5) Stovall Lake Dam  

Forest


(1) Fairchild State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Rusk State Hospital  

Locale


(1) Mount Hope School  

Oilfield


(1) William Wise Oil Field  

Park


(1) Jim Hogg State Park   (2) Rusk City Park   (3) Texas State Railroad State Historical Park  

Populated Place


(1) Bulah   (2) Delmer   (3) Dialville   (4) Hudson Chapel   (5) Java   (6) Lone Oak   (7) Maydelle   (8) Mewshaw   (9) Oakland   (10) Rusk   (11) Salem  

Post Office


(1) Maydelle Post Office   (2) Rusk Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Cherokee Lake   (2) City Lake   (3) Dickey Lake   (4) Hospital Lake   (5) Mcpeak Springlake Ranch Lake   (6) Parks Lake   (7) Pryor Lake   (8) Rusk City Lake   (9) Rusk Ore Mine Reservoir   (10) State Hospital Reservoir   (11) Stovall Lake  

School


(1) Rusk Elementary School   (2) Rusk Primary School  

Spring


(1) Castalian Springs   (2) Mccann Spring   (3) Myrtle Spring  

Stream


(1) Beans Creek   (2) Beech Creek   (3) Bird Branch   (4) Black Branch   (5) Brigman Branch   (6) Bull Creek   (7) College Creek   (8) Dement Creek   (9) Fain Branch   (10) Gum Creek   (11) Hendon Branch   (12) Ioni Creek   (13) Mccann Creek   (14) Merideth Creek   (15) One Arm Creek   (16) One Eye Creek   (17) Rogers Creek   (18) Stevens Branch   (19) Tailes Creek   (20) Wallace Branch   (21) Walnut Branch   (22) Woodall Branch  

Summit


(1) Bradford Mountain   (2) Ghent Mountain   (3) Jones Mountain   (4) Mount Hope   (5) Pryor Mountain   (6) Reagan Mountain   (7) Round Mountain  

Tower


(1) Ktlu-am Rusk   (2) Kwrw-fm Rusk   (3) Rusk Lookout Tower  

Trail


(1) Jim Hogg State Historical Park Trail   (2) Mount Hope Tract Trail   (3) Nature Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rusk City, Texas

75785 (pop. 10,529)


Cities Nearby Rusk City, Texas

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Rusk Ccd, TX  (pop. 12,561) 2.5 Miles
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Alto Town, TX  (pop. 1,524) 11.2 Miles
Alto Ccd, TX  (pop. 3,321) 11.5 Miles
New Summerfield City, TX  (pop. 984) 12.6 Miles
Jacksonville City, TX  (pop. 14,188) 13.4 Miles
Jacksonville Ccd, TX  (pop. 21,891) 13.5 Miles
New Summerfield Ccd, TX  (pop. 3,906) 15.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rusk City, Texas

903



Elevation in Rusk City, Texas is 571.0 ft. (174.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rusk City, Texas

Lat: 31.798254 N        Long: -95.149865 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Rusk City, Texas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Texas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 6.17 4.03 6.25 0.00 5.78
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.58 4.15 6.20 0.00 6.06
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.73 4.20 6.34 0.00 6.16
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.94 4.32 6.68 0.00 6.39
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 7.04 4.27 6.79 0.00 6.42
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.64 3.98 6.44 0.00 6.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.71 4.03 6.44 0.00 6.16
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.74 4.05 6.45 0.00 6.17
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.57 3.94 6.40 0.00 6.07
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 6.52 3.97 6.36 0.00 6.04
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
  Total Electric Industry 7.96 6.88 4.42 6.77 0.00 6.49
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 3.68 1.59 0.93 6.53 0.00 1.56
  Energy-Only Providers 5.86 7.35 0.00 401.22 0.00 4.74
  Full-Service Providers 8.86 7.74 5.29 7.52 0.00 7.39
  Total Electric Industry 8.86 7.74 5.27 7.56 0.00 7.38
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 6.95 4.66 6.55 0.00 6.62
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
  Total Electric Industry 9.16 7.84 5.27 0.00 6.62 7.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
  Total Electric Industry 9.73 7.90 5.87 0.00 7.02 7.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
  Total Electric Industry 10.93 8.85 7.14 0.00 8.45 9.14
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34
  Total Electric Industry 12.86 9.85 7.82 0.00 8.42 10.34

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Rusk City, Texas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 71   (5.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 38   (2.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 103   (8.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 68   (5.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 175   (13.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 117   (9.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 270   (20.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 141   (10.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 38   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 39   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 105   (8.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 105   (8.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Rusk City, Texas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,222

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 372

In 3-person carpool : 16

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 18

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 18

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Rusk City, Texas)

Less than 5 minutes : 396

5 to 9 minutes : 559

10 to 14 minutes : 240

15 to 19 minutes : 212

20 to 24 minutes : 22

25 to 29 minutes : 61

30 to 34 minutes : 64

35 to 39 minutes : 10

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 3

60 to 89 minutes : 63

90 or more minutes : 16


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Rusk City, Texas)

With Social Security income : 481

No Social Security income : 698


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Rusk City, Texas)

With retirement income : 310

No retirement income : 869


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Rusk City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 76

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 37

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 38

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 62

$40,000 to $44,999 : 104

$45,000 to $49,999 : 147

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $74,999 : 128

$75,000 to $99,999 : 100

$100,000 to $124,999 : 32

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Rusk City, Texas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,892


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Rusk City, Texas

  • KEBE (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Jacksonville, TX; Owner: Waller Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KNET (1450 AM; 0.63 kW; Palestine, TX; Owner: Tomlinson-leis Communications, L.p.)
  • KNET (1450 AM; 0.63 kW; Palestine, TX; Owner: Tomlinson-leis Communications, L.p.)

FM Radio Stations Near Rusk City, Texas

  • KPXI (100.7 FM; Troup, TX; Owner: Inspiration Media Of Texas, Llc)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; Gallatin, TX; Owner: Waller Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; Bullard, TX; Owner: Access.1 Texas License Company Llc)
  • KZLO (88.7 FM; Arp, TX; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; Bullard, TX; Owner: East Texas Media Association, Inc.)
  • NEW (94.3 FM; Bullard, TX; Owner: Jer Licenses, Llc)
  • NEW (94.3 FM; Elkhart, TX; Owner: Jer Licenses, Llc)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; Cuney, TX; Owner: Access.1 Texas License Company Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Rusk City, Texas

  • 960920LQ (Channel 14; Bullard, TX; Owner: United Television , Inc.)
  • KYTX (Channel 19; Gallatin, TX; Owner: Kytx License Company, Llc)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; Bullard, TX; Owner: Comcorp Of Tyler License Corp.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Rusk City, Texas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 82  (11.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 155  (22.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 110  (15.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 188  (27.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 225  (33.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 188  (28.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 240  (35.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 269 Farms In Rusk City, Texas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Rusk City, Texas

Citizens 1st Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $735k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

Austin Bank, Texas National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 31

Prosperity Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $21.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 284

Texas National Bank Of Jacksonville - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $399.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Rusk City, Texas

  • Cherokee County


    (about 6.3 miles in Gallatin, Texas; Airport Code: JKV)

  • A L Mangham Jr. Regional


    (about 30.3 miles in Nacogdoches, Texas; Airport Code: OCH)

  • Palestine Municipal


    (about 32.7 miles in Palestine, Texas; Airport Code: PSN)

  • Tyler Pounds Regional


    (about 41.1 miles in Tyler, Texas; Airport Code: TYR)

  • Angelina County


    (about 45.5 miles in Diboll, Texas; Airport Code: LFK)

  • East Texas Regional


    (about 48.0 miles in Longview, Texas; Airport Code: GGG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Rusk City, Texas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

81.60%

Carpooled

11.16%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.73%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

4.51%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Rusk City, Texas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Rusk City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 517

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 35

Female householder, no husband present : 261

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 260

Householder not living alone : 106


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Rusk City, Texas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 2

Male householder and female partner : 17

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 39

All other households : 1,121


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rusk City, Texas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 370

Renter-occupied housing units : 147

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 35

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 90

Renter-occupied housing units : 171

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 191

Renter-occupied housing units : 175


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Rusk City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 102

$10,000 to $14,999 : 61

$15,000 to $19,999 : 120

$20,000 to $24,999 : 59

$25,000 to $29,999 : 86

$30,000 to $34,999 : 71

$35,000 to $39,999 : 95

$40,000 to $44,999 : 85

$45,000 to $49,999 : 147

$50,000 to $59,999 : 73

$60,000 to $74,999 : 126

$75,000 to $99,999 : 100

$100,000 to $124,999 : 34

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Rusk City, Texas)

Total : 1,443


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Rusk City, Texas)

Occupied : 1,179

Vacant : 264


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Rusk City, Texas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Rusk City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 55

Built 1990 to 1999 : 122

Built 1980 to 1989 : 182

Built 1970 to 1979 : 384

Built 1960 to 1969 : 213

Built 1950 to 1959 : 219

Built 1940 to 1949 : 118

Built 1939 or earlier : 147


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Rusk City, Texas)

Utility gas : 745

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 40

Electricity : 394

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Rusk City, Texas)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 21

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 32

$40,000 to $49,999 : 29

$50,000 to $59,999 : 121

$60,000 to $69,999 : 74

$70,000 to $79,999 : 80

$80,000 to $89,999 : 84

$90,000 to $99,999 : 17

$100,000 to $124,999 : 60

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $174,999 : 45

$175,000 to $199,999 : 36

$200,000 to $249,999 : 2

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 24

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Rusk City, Texas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 12

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 407

Housing units without a mortgage : 267


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Rusk City, Texas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $87,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $52,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $40,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $85,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $59,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $68,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $83,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $100,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Rusk City, Texas: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Texas: 69.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Rusk City, Texas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 80.23%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 5.72%
  • Other institutional facilities : 13.69%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.36%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Rusk City, TX): $27,370
Median Household Income In 2000 (Texas): $39,927


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rusk City): $54,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Texas): $77,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rusk City): $413
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Texas): $574


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rusk City, Texas

Utility Gas: 76.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.2%
Electricity: 19.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Rusk City, Texas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Rusk City, Texas

Bethany Home Health


     Address: 1319 S Jackson, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/6/1997

Homecare Network East Inc


     Address: 603 Palestine Street, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/20/2001

Grace Visiting Nurses And Home Health Services Inc


     Address: 111 Cash Street, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/23/1981

Health Concepts Home Health Inc


     Address: 1623 S Jackson, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/19/2005

Perfect Choice Homecare Inc


     Address: 1220 North Link Street, Palestine, Texas 75803
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/3/1996

Hospitals Close To Rusk City, Texas

East Texas Medical Center Jacksonville


     Address: 501 S Ragsdale, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Mother Frances Hospital Jacksonville


     Address: 2026 S Jackson Street, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Palestine Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2900 S Loop 256, Palestine, Texas 75801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Henderson Memorial Hospital


     Address: 300 Wilson Street, Henderson, Texas 75652
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1204 Mound St, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Rusk City, Texas

Birmingham Health Care Center


     Address: 2205 E Johnson St, Rusk, Texas 75785
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Lexington Place Nursing & Rehabilitation


     Address: 330 E Bagley Rd, Rusk, Texas 75785
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 51%

Alto Nursing Center Inc


     Address: 305 Maggie Sessions St, Alto, Texas 75925
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Gardendale Rehabilitation And Nursing Center


     Address: 1521 E Rusk, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 44%

Jacksonville Healthcare Center


     Address: 305 Bonita St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 81%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Rusk City, Texas

Name: Comanche Peak
Address: PO Box 1002; Glen Rose, TX 76043
Distance: 158 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Rusk City, Texas

    Retired Workers: 1,175
    Disabled Workers: 305
    Widowers Workers: 200
    Spouses Workers: 90
    Children Workers: 185


(updated 2007)



Cherokee County, Texas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 28.03%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.53%
  • Other 0.45%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Rusk City, Texas citizens.

Relocation to Cherokee County, TX

6.29 % of Cherokee County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,703

Texas Average 8.37 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cherokee County, TX (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Smith County , TX 1.55 % ($33,576 AGI )
  • Anderson County , TX 0.33 % ($28,388 AGI )
  • Dallas County , TX 0.28 % ($34,244 AGI )

Relocation away from Cherokee County, TX

6.82 % of Cherokee County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,978

Texas Average 7.44 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cherokee County, TX (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Smith County , TX 1.68 % ($32,028 AGI )
  • Anderson County , TX 0.38 % ($27,298 AGI )
  • Angelina County , TX 0.35 % ($29,135 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Texas

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Texas

6.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Rusk City, Texas is based on over 50 years of data.















Hurricanes And Storms In Rusk City, Texas

  • Tropical Depression: BERTHA - Wind Speed: 25 Knots
  • Extratropical Storm: ALLISON - July 1989 - Wind Speed: 20 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Rusk City, Texas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Rusk City, Texas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 19 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Rape 0 2 3 3 0 0 4 3 1 1 1 4 n/a
    per 100,000 0 38 57 57 0 0 77 58 19 19 18 71 n/a
Robbery 0 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 56 38 19 38 19 19 0 38 19 0 0 n/a
Assault 19 30 14 12 20 14 14 6 7 17 11 16 n/a
    per 100,000 365 565 264 226 376 260 271 115 131 321 194 283 n/a
Burglary 22 71 67 35 21 22 38 45 32 25 17 26 n/a
    per 100,000 423 1,337 1,262 660 395 409 735 863 600 472 300 459 n/a
Larceny Theft 72 83 112 69 64 34 58 77 89 89 62 64 n/a
    per 100,000 1,385 1,563 2,110 1,302 1,203 632 1,121 1,476 1,670 1,681 1,094 1,131 n/a
Vehicle Theft 1 4 9 5 2 3 5 2 9 9 4 2 n/a
    per 100,000 19 75 170 94 38 56 97 38 169 170 71 35 n/a
Arson 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 n/a
    per 100,000 0 19 19 0 19 0 19 0 0 0 35 0 n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
5 9 5 4 6 4 5 2 3 5 3 5 n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
24 40 47 27 22 15 26 31 33 31 21 23 n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
14 24 26 16 14 9 15 17 18 18 12 14 n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Texas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
46,484 44,336 50,559 52,574 571,050 59,105 67,707 71,124 77,693 81,235


(updated 2014)



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