Rusk demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7729791
Median age36.834.237.7
Male/Female ratio2.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)39%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%48%43%
Speak English84%65%79%
Speak Spanish15%30%13%
Rusk, TX has a population of 5,580 and is the 6,023rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 772 per sq mi which is 697% higher than the Texas average and 752% higher than the national average. The median age in Rusk is 37 which is approximately 8% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Rusk, 39% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 76% of Rusk residents were born in Texas, 15% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Rusk is 697% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Rusk is 8% higher than Texas.
  • In Rusk 68.06% of the population is White.
  • In Rusk 27.31% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rusk 0.47% of the population is Asian.

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Rusk population breakdown by race

Black or African American27.31%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race2.40%2.50%3.06%
Other race1.76%5.79%4.75%
In Rusk, 18.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Rusk, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).