Rising Sun, Indiana Population 2021

2,105
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Rising Sun is a city located in Ohio County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Ohio County. With a 2020 population of 2,105, it is the 199th largest city in Indiana and the 7428th largest city in the United States . Rising Sun is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -8.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,304 in 2010. Rising Sun reached it's highest population of 2,291 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Rising Sun has a population density of 1,401 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rising Sun is $50,401 with a poverty rate of 15.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $602 per month, and the median house value is $100,200. The median age in Rising Sun is 50.7 years, 50.2 years for males, and 51.5 years for females.

Rising Sun Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rising Sun was:

  • White: 94.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.10%
  • Other race: 2.05%
  • Black or African American: 1.10%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rising Sun, Indiana is 2,105 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,156.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,304.

Rising Sun, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,98094.33%
Two or More Races442.10%
Some Other Race432.05%
Black or African American231.10%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.29%
Asian30.14%
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Rising Sun Population by Race

Rising Sun Population Pyramid $2021

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Rising Sun Median Age

50.7


Total

50.2


Male

51.5


Female

Rising Sun Adults

There are 1,743 adults, (497 of whom are seniors) in Rising Sun.

Rising Sun Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rising Sun Sex Ratio

Female

1,088

51.83%

Male

1,011

48.17%

Rising Sun Population by Age

Rising Sun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rising Sun Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81%19%
All60.6%39.4%
Female49.5%50.5%
Non Family35.9%64.1%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rising Sun Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0291.9960.6
Married4532.5681
Non Family4151.0735.9
Female1053.0149.5
Male562.3100

2.52

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

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Rising Sun Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade734.56%
9th to 12th Grade16510.31%
High School Graduate72545.28%
Some College30519.05%
Associates Degree1056.56%
Bachelors Degree1499.31%
Graduate Degree794.93%
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Rising Sun Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rising Sun Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5141,280204
Hispanic464618
Other Race31319
2+ Races2121
Black117
Native American666
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Rising Sun Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,350$40,543$30,694
Less Than 9th Grade$30,481$$30,769
High School Graduate$31,875$46,250$30,053
Some College$32,500$33,646$26,458
Bachelors Degree$41,563$51,750$35,341
Graduate Degree$56,250$$68,542

$33,350

Average Earnings

$40,543

Average Male

$30,694

Average Female

Rising Sun Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rising Sun Language by Age

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Rising Sun Language

98.12% of Rising Sun residents speak only English, while 1.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Rising Sun Language

Rising Sun Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,88826914.25%
Multiple443988.64%
Black231252.17%

15.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.63%

Male Poverty Rate

17.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rising Sun

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rising Sun is Multiple, with 88.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rising Sun is White, with 14.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.93%.

Rising Sun Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.19%
Some College18.86%
High School9.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.43%

Rising Sun Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.02%
Male Employed5.39%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rising Sun Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rising Sun Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,329$50,401
Families$57,656$63,659
Married Families$62,554-
Non Families$20,129$28,646
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Income by Household Type

Rising Sun Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rising Sun Married by Age and Sex

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Rising Sun Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rising Sun Marital Status by Race

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Rising Sun Marital Status

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184

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam53
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War33
Korea18
World War II7

Rising Sun Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+73
35 to 5453
55 to 6429
65 to 7422
18 to 347

Rising Sun Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White18010.85%
Black417.39%

Rising Sun Veterans by Race

Rising Sun Veterans by Education

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7.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rising Sun Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rising Sun Employment by Age

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Rising Sun Employment by Race

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Rising Sun Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.55%

Born in Rising Sun

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Rising Sun residents were born in the United States, with 56.55% having been born in Indiana. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rising Sun Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,105-17-0.80%
20202,122-17-0.79%
20192,139-17-0.79%
20182,15610.05%
20172,155-23-1.06%
20162,178-4-0.18%
20152,182-33-1.49%
20142,215-10-0.45%
20132,225-32-1.42%
20122,257-8-0.35%
20112,265-26-1.13%
20102,2910.00%

Rising Sun Population by Year