Rusk County TX Information


Rusk County Subdivisions

Rusk County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 54,313
Population in Households 49,123
Population in Familes 41,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,190
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 18,784
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 13,490
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,231 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,553 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,893 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $102,023
Average Home Value $127,147


Median Household Income $44,194
Average Household Income $58,510
Per Capita Income $21,903
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.29%
Households 0.32% 0.29%
Families 0.22% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


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, 2015 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 # 60 77th
Population Density1 # 67 74th
Diversity Index2 # 118 54th
Median Household Income # 133 48th
Per Capita Income # 158 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.