|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rising Star is 766. Rising Star, Texas is the 11,376th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Rising Star was in 1990, when its population was 872. In 1990, Rising Star was the 10,394th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,376th largest city in the US. Rising Star is currently 12.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Rising Star has shrunk 8.2% since the year 2000. Rising Star, Texas's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11378||Sunrise Beach Village||766||7.8%|
|11405||Post Oak Bend City||762||67.4%|
|11372||Grand Coteau, Louisiana||766||-26.4%|
|11373||Hunting Valley, Ohio||766||4.2%|
|11376||Rising Star, Texas||766||-8.2%|
|11378||Sunrise Beach Village, Texas||766||7.8%|
The total voting age population of Rising Star, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 671. The voting age population is 44.6% male and 55.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.2% of the residents of Rising Star are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rising Star are 99.5% White and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 15.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rising Star, 23.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.6%. On a per-household basis, 18.9% of families are below the poverty line in Rising Star.
Among those aged 16 and older, 48.9% of Rising Star residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.9% of Rising Star residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.3% have a bachelor's degree and 2.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rising Star residents aged 5 and older, 9.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rising Star is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rising Star, 21.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rising Star is $31,121.
In Rising Star, 69.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.9% of housing units in Rising Star.
Of all the housing units in Rising Star, 14.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Rising Star, 7.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rising Star is $607.
In Rising Star, 62.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.