Rusk County, Texas's estimated population is 54,721 with a growth rate of 0.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rusk County, Texas is the 63rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 53,361 and has seen a growth of 2.55% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.23%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.89%.
85.46% of Rusk County, Texas residents speak only English, while 14.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.39% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Texas is Native, with 29.63% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.82%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rusk County, Texas
93.02% of Rusk County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 74.85% having been born in Texas. 5.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.