|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rusk is 5,537. Rusk, Texas is the 4,530th largest city in the US.
Rusk is located entirely in Cherokee County.
The peak population of Rusk was in 2010, when its population was 5,551. In 2010, Rusk was the 4,356th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,530th largest city in the US. Rusk is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
Rusk has grown 7.4% since the 2000. Rusk, Texas's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rusk has a population density of 768.5 people per square mile.
|4525||Columbia Falls, Montana||5,545||41.5%|
|4528||Bath, New York||5,542||-1.7%|
|4533||Somerdale, New Jersey||5,536||6.7%|
|4535||New Carlisle, Ohio||5,533||-5.6%|
The total voting age population of Rusk, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,354. The voting age population is 71.1% male and 28.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 9.2% of the residents of Rusk are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rusk are 64.1% White, 31.4% Black, 2.0% Two or more races, 1.7% American Indian, 0.7% Asian and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 17.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rusk, 12.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.8%. On a per-household basis, 8.8% of families are below the poverty line in Rusk.
Among those aged 16 and older, 31.9% of Rusk residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.5% of Rusk residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.6% have a bachelor's degree and 2.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rusk residents aged 5 and older, 16.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 15.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rusk is 8.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rusk, 29.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rusk is $53,109.
In Rusk, 64.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.3% of housing units in Rusk.
Of all the housing units in Rusk, 13.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Rusk, 12.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 170 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rusk is $921.
In Rusk, 78.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.