Rusk County, Texas Population 2018

Rusk County, Texas's estimated population is 52,833 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rusk County, Texas is the 61st largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201752,833-364-0.68%
201653,1973410.65%
201652,856-74-0.14%
201552,930-243-0.46%
201453,173-163-0.31%
201353,336-442-0.82%
201253,778980.18%
201153,6803220.60%
201053,3589,62322.00%
199043,7352,3535.69%
198041,3827,28021.35%
197034,102-2,319-6.37%
196036,421-5,927-14.00%
195042,348-8,675-17.00%
194051,02318,53957.07%
193032,4847952.51%
192031,6894,74317.60%
191026,9468473.25%
190026,0997,54040.63%
189018,559-427-2.25%
188018,9862,07012.24%
187016,9161,1137.04%
186015,8037,65593.95%
18508,1480.00%

Rusk County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,064
Black or African American9,203
Two or More Races794
Some Other Race710
Asian288
American Indian and Alaska Native138

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Rusk County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rusk County, Texas Median Age

38.4


Total

37.4


Male

39.3


Female

Rusk County, Texas Adults

There are 40,802 adults, (8,086 of which are seniors) in Rusk County, Texas.

Rusk County, Texas Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Rusk County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

25,331

47.62%

Male

27,866

52.38%

Rusk County, Texas Households and Families

Rusk County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rusk County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All74%26%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Male58.4%41.6%
Female52.7%47.3%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rusk County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,7952.7274
Married9,4443.1988.2
Non Family4,8601.2260.8
Female2,5463.652.7
Male9453.3458.4

3.2

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rusk County, Texas Households

Rusk County, Texas Education

Rusk County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7287.57%
9th to 12th Grade4,74413.16%
High School Graduate11,55532.05%
Some College9,25625.68%
Associates Degree2,4646.83%
Bachelors Degree3,65310.13%
Graduate Degree1,6504.58%

Rusk County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,84221,6034,432
Black6,3424,915529
Hispanic4,2571,701215
Multiple Races37716019
Other Race33012524
Asian159134102
Native American1221116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 90.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 64.15%.

Rusk County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,682$37,481$24,711
Less Than High School$20,571$30,710$9,926
High School Grad$26,592$33,544$17,077
Some College$32,231$40,613$26,261
Bachelors Degree$50,282$54,175$42,053
Graduate Degree$51,369$66,063$44,663

$31,682

Average Earnings

$37,481

Average Male

$24,711

Average Female

Rusk County, Texas Language

Rusk County, Texas Language by Age

Rusk County, Texas Language

86.84% of Rusk County, Texas residents speak only English, while 13.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.06% of the population.

Rusk County, Texas Poverty

Rusk County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,4323,49610.78%
Black7,5752,40231.71%
Hispanic7,3051,91226.17%
Multiple76912716.51%
Other7109513.38%
Native1293930.23%
Asian259124.63%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.24%

Male Poverty Rate

18.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rusk County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Texas is Black, with 31.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Texas is Asian, with 4.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.79%.

Rusk County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.87%
High School14.87%
Some College9.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%

Rusk County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.60%
Male Unemployed18.19%
Female Employed10.20%
Male Employed6.38%

Rusk County, Texas Income

Rusk County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,424$63,853
Families$55,738$73,164
Married Families$70,279$83,796
Non Families$23,990$35,233

Rusk County, Texas Marital Status

Rusk County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rusk County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Rusk County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Rusk County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Rusk County, Texas Veterans

Rusk County, Texas Veterans by War

3,519

Number of Veterans

3,345

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,394
First Gulf War472
Second Gulf War339
Korea337
World War II181

Rusk County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64838
75+815
35 to 54809
65 to 74801
18 to 34256

Rusk County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8378.80%
Black5837.96%
Hispanic1933.65%
2 or More4811.09%
Other357.85%
Indian1510.87%
Asian10.63%

Rusk County, Texas Veterans by Education

10.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rusk County, Texas Employment Status

Rusk County, Texas Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rusk County, Texas Employment by Race

Rusk County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rusk County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Kilgore 1347314836136310.12%
Henderson1371213416-296-2.16%
Overton 25542514-40-1.57%
Tatum 13851369-16-1.16%
New London999991-8-0.80%
Easton 510497-13-2.55%
Mount Enterprise447440-7-1.57%
Reklaw 38138100.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990