Rising Sun, Indiana Population 2020

2,086

Rising Sun is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,086, it is the 200th largest city in Indiana and the 7447th largest city in the United States. Rising Sun is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -9.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,304 in 2010. Rising Sun reached it's highest population of 2,294 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Rising Sun has a population density of 1,389 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rising Sun is $53,163 with a poverty rate of 11.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $99,300. The median age in Rising Sun is 49.6 years, 48.3 years for males, and 51.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.9 males.

Rising Sun Demographics

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

  • White: 94.55%
  • Black or African American: 3.25%
  • Other race: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rising Sun, Indiana is 2,086, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,144.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,304.

Rising Sun, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,97794.55%
Black or African American683.25%
Some Other Race321.53%
Two or More Races50.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.24%
Asian40.19%

Rising Sun Population Pyramid 2020

Rising Sun Median Age

49.6


Total

48.3


Male

51.5


Female

Rising Sun Adults

There are 1,752 adults, (497 of whom are seniors) in Rising Sun.

Rising Sun Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Rising Sun Sex Ratio

Female

1,046

50.02%

Male

1,045

49.98%

Rising Sun Households and Families

Rising Sun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rising Sun Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.6%19.4%
Female74.3%25.7%
All64.7%35.3%
Non Family39.5%60.5%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9672.1164.7
Married4582.7480.6
Non Family3871.0739.5
Female703.2974.3
Male522.73100

2.69

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rising Sun Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade623.86%
9th to 12th Grade1589.84%
High School Graduate76447.57%
Some College31319.49%
Associates Degree986.10%
Bachelors Degree1469.09%
Graduate Degree654.05%

Rising Sun Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5141,301191
Hispanic414115
Black3730
Other Race25258
Multiple Races55
Native American555
Asian44

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,036$39,688$30,357
Less Than High School$30,179$$30,804
High School Grad$31,423$36,406$23,512
Some College$40,000$46,250$37,721
Bachelors Degree$61,364$60,795$87,868
Graduate Degree$42,813$$67,000

$35,036

Average Earnings

$39,688

Average Male

$30,357

Average Female

Rising Sun Language

Rising Sun Language by Age

Rising Sun Language

98.13% of Rising Sun residents speak only English, while 1.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.62% of the population.

Rising Sun Poverty

Rising Sun Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,87921911.66%
Multiple55100.00%

11.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

13.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rising Sun

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rising Sun is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rising Sun is White, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.48%
Some College14.95%
High School7.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%
Name Poverty
Female Employed7.76%
Male Employed2.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rising Sun Income

Rising Sun Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,560$53,163
Families$57,109$67,309
Married Families$61,324-
Non Families$20,375$29,381

Rising Sun Marital Status

Rising Sun Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rising Sun Married by Age and Sex

Rising Sun Marriage

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

Rising Sun Marital Status by Race

Rising Sun Veterans

201

Number of Veterans

201

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War33
Korea18
World War II4
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5455
75+52
65 to 7452
55 to 6431
18 to 3411
Name Veterans % of Total
White19411.58%
Black718.92%

$Rising Sun Veterans by Education

7.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rising Sun Employment Status

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rising Sun Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.05%

Born in Indiana

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.61% of Rising Sun residents were born in the United States, with 57.05% having been born in Indiana. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,086-29-1.37%
20192,115-29-1.35%
20182,144-8-0.37%
20172,152-29-1.33%
20162,181-5-0.23%
20152,186-32-1.44%
20142,218-10-0.45%
20132,228-32-1.42%
20122,260-8-0.35%
20112,268-26-1.13%
20102,2940.00%