Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,800
Nationwide Rank 6421

Quick Facts

Rising Sun, Maryland is the 6,421st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Rising Sun, Maryland is a town.

Rising Sun, Maryland is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Rising Sun had its largest population ever.

Rising Sun, Maryland is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 93% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6411 Lake City, Georgia 2,808 -2.5%
6412 Madison, Florida 2,807 -8.4%
6413 Santa Rosa, Texas 2,807 -8.0%
6414 Buena Vista, Colorado 2,806 27.6%
6415 Honeoye Falls, New York 2,803 7.9%
6416 Kulpmont, Pennsylvania 2,803 -5.9%
6417 Almont, Michigan 2,801 -0.4%
6418 Brighton, Alabama 2,801 -22.8%
6419 Madison, West Virginia 2,801 3.2%
6420 Moonachie, New Jersey 2,800 1.6%
6421 Rising Sun, Maryland 2,800 59.6%
6422 Ithaca, Michigan 2,799 -9.7%
6423 Moose Lake, Minnesota 2,798 24.9%
6424 Osage City, Kansas 2,796 -7.0%
6425 Williamson, West Virginia 2,796 -17.3%
6426 Arcadia, Louisiana 2,795 -7.7%
6427 Grottoes, Virginia 2,795 28.6%
6428 Knoxville, Illinois 2,795 -11.8%
6429 Woodbury, Tennessee 2,793 14.5%
6430 Dawsonville, Georgia 2,792 269.3%
6431 Fairmount, Indiana 2,792 -8.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Maryland

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4573 Fruitland 5,285 39.7%
4584 Poolesville 5,269 1.7%
4687 Chestertown 5,064 6.3%
4827 Manchester 4,834 47.8%
4831 Seat Pleasant 4,823 -1.3%
4851 Centreville 4,767 140.1%
4933 Berlin 4,638 29.0%
4950 Middletown 4,615 72.5%
4983 Capitol Heights 4,553 10.5%
5027 Denton 4,475 45.0%
5072 Perryville 4,413 19.9%
5323 Pocomoke City 4,061 -1.1%
5413 Sykesville 3,941 -6.3%
5509 Indian Head 3,807 11.1%
5535 Leonardtown 3,781 98.8%
5635 North East 3,635 30.9%
5700 Princess Anne 3,564 52.6%
5705 Boonsboro 3,553 25.9%
5755 Brentwood 3,492 22.6%
5943 Berwyn Heights 3,278 10.8%
6009 Delmar 3,210 69.8%
6136 Emmitsburg 3,090 37.6%
6214 Chevy Chase 3,014 10.2%
6252 Smithsburg 2,977 35.8%
6421 Rising Sun 2,800 59.6%
6603 Federalsburg 2,666 2.0%
6616 University Park 2,656 14.4%
6671 Crisfield 2,602 -4.6%
6702 Forest Heights 2,572 -0.5%
6935 Kensington 2,394 29.5%
7371 Williamsport 2,113 13.3%
7445 Mountain Lake Park 2,080 -7.2%
7453 Chevy Chase Village 2,076 1.3%
7498 Snow Hill 2,052 -15.8%
7535 Hurlock 2,033 8.8%
7572 North Beach 2,014 14.4%
7820 Greensboro 1,887 15.2%
7923 Oakland 1,838 -14.9%
8081 Westernport 1,767 -15.8%
8101 Myersville 1,759 25.1%
8301 Landover Hills 1,669 8.7%
8369 Ridgely 1,638 19.6%
8497 Morningside 1,582 26.0%
8570 Hancock 1,548 -11.1%
8604 Fairmount Heights 1,534 1.5%
8699 Edmonston 1,498 11.8%
8774 Colmar Manor 1,467 16.5%
8794 Pittsville 1,462 23.4%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,800 6,421
2016 2,799 6,430
2015 2,859 6,349
2014 2,877 6,314
2013 2,878 6,307
2012 2,870 6,297
2011 2,868 6,301
2010 2,781 6,383
2009 1,818 7,848
2008 1,810 7,856
2007 1,807 7,845
2006 1,798 7,853
2005 1,776 7,881
2004 1,767 7,908
2003 1,764 7,903
2002 1,759 7,903
2001 1,760 7,890
2000 1,754 7,906
1990 1,313 8,579