Rising Sun, Maryland Population 2020

2,789

Rising Sun is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 2,789, it is the 63rd largest city in Maryland and the 6458th largest city in the United States. Rising Sun is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually but its population has increased by 0.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,781 in 2010. Rising Sun reached it's highest population of 2,824 in 2013. Spanning over 2 miles, Rising Sun has a population density of 1,715 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rising Sun is $70,147 with a poverty rate of 8.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $964 per month, and the median house value is $215,900. The median age in Rising Sun is 33.1 years, 31 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Rising Sun Demographics

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

  • White: 87.66%
  • Two or more races: 4.77%
  • Native American: 3.31%
  • Other race: 2.63%
  • Black or African American: 1.64%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rising Sun, Maryland is 2,789, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,799.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,781.

Rising Sun, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,46587.66%
Two or More Races1344.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native933.31%
Some Other Race742.63%
Black or African American461.64%

Rising Sun Population Pyramid 2020

Rising Sun Median Age

33.1


Total

31


Male

33.6


Female

Rising Sun Adults

There are 1,931 adults, (286 of whom are seniors) in Rising Sun.

Rising Sun Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rising Sun Sex Ratio

Female

1,466

52.13%

Male

1,346

47.87%

Rising Sun Households and Families

Rising Sun Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rising Sun Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
Male69.4%30.6%
All54.9%45.1%
Female46.4%53.6%
Non Family22.7%77.3%

54.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9932.8354.9
Married4203.7481.4
Non Family3131.2222.7
Female2113.4646.4
Male492.6169.4

3.47

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rising Sun Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade442.68%
9th to 12th Grade18111.02%
High School Graduate64239.07%
Some College36922.46%
Associates Degree1338.09%
Bachelors Degree17010.35%
Graduate Degree1046.33%

Rising Sun Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5021,332266
Black4642
Native American4128
Hispanic38
Other Race38
Multiple Races16168

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,583$50,671$43,571
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$37,969$44,583$32,375
Some College$44,327$63,125$32,132
Bachelors Degree$87,841$72,750$98,750
Graduate Degree$61,250$78,750$60,724

$46,583

Average Earnings

$50,671

Average Male

$43,571

Average Female

Rising Sun Language

Rising Sun Language by Age

Rising Sun Language

97.45% of Rising Sun residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.17% of the population.

Rising Sun Poverty

Rising Sun Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4511335.43%
Hispanic7474100.00%
Other7474100.00%
Black461736.96%
Native9388.60%

8.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rising Sun

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rising Sun is White, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.47%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.78%
High School8.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%
Some College3.59%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.92%
Male Employed3.16%
Female Employed2.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rising Sun Income

Rising Sun Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,485$70,147
Families$78,333$82,165
Married Families$88,333-
Non Families$25,313$35,848

Rising Sun Marital Status

Rising Sun Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rising Sun Marital Status by Race

Rising Sun Veterans

111

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam53
First Gulf War17
Korea8
Second Gulf War5
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7447
55 to 6426
35 to 5417
75+16
18 to 345
Name Veterans % of Total
White1035.93%
Indian819.51%

$Rising Sun Veterans by Education

10.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rising Sun Employment Status

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

59.25%

Born in Maryland

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.44% of Rising Sun residents were born in the United States, with 59.25% having been born in Maryland. 0.00% 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
20202,789-5-0.18%
20192,794-5-0.18%
20182,7990.00%
20172,799-5-0.18%
20162,804-2-0.07%
20152,806-11-0.39%
20142,817-7-0.25%
20132,82460.21%
20122,81870.25%
20112,811110.39%
20102,8000.00%