Rusk Information

Rusk Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Rusk, TX

General Rusk Information

State: Texas

County: Cherokee County

Close cities: Gallatin, TX, Alto, TX, Jacksonville, TX, Douglass, TX, Cushing, TX, New Summerfield, TX, Reklaw, TX, Henderson, TX, Cuney, TX, Sacul, TX

Rusk Population (census data)
Total 5,209 (+2.2% since 2000)
Male 3,163 (60.7%)
Female 2,046 (39.3%)

Population Density: 764 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.7 (US Avg is 100)

Rusk Elevation: 516 feet above sea level

Land Area: 6.82 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,189

Zip Codes: 75785.

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Rusk Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (61.4%)
  • Black (30.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.9%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (13.2%)
  • Irish (7.3%)
  • German (6.1%)
  • English (4.9%)
  • French (1.2%)

Local Rusk Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Texas Rangers, Houston Astros
NFL Football: Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys
NBA Basketball: Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Stephen F. Austin University,

Rusk School Information

High Schools
Rusk High School (800 Salem Road, Rusk, TX, 75785 - Rusk ISD District)
Rusk Junior High (900 Salem Road, Rusk, TX, 75785 - Rusk ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Rusk Elementary (900 N Henderson Street, Rusk, TX, 75785 - Rusk ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Rusk Intermediate (912 Loop 343, Rusk, TX, 75785 - Rusk ISD District)
Rusk Primary (Collins Street, Rusk, TX, 75785 - Rusk ISD District)

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