Rusk County TX Information


Rusk County Subdivisions

Rusk County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 53,515
Daytime Population: Workers 15,489
Daytime Population: Residents 29,913
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 45,402
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 48,671
Population in Familes 41,570
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,844
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $49,196
Average Household Income $67,393
Per Capita Income $25,997


Total Housing Units 21,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,987 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,575 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,991 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $108,496
Average Home Value $150,391


Total Households 18,562
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 13,329
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% -0.07%
Households 0.06% -0.14%
Families 0.0% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.78%


Rusk County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rusk County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 76th
Population Density # 69 73rd
Diversity Index # 120 53rd
Median Household Income # 110 57th
Per Capita Income # 102 60th

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