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Population in 2012: 5,598 (73% urban, 27% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 

Males: 3,422  (61.1%)
Females: 2,176  (38.9%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 75785.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,248 (it was $27,370 in 2000)
Rusk:

$37,248
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,060

Rusk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,483 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Rusk:

$73,483
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,406; Detached houses: $85,326; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,283; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,294; Mobile homes: $46,226

Median gross rent in 2012: $624.

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  • White alone - 3,602 (64.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,124 (20.3%)
  • Hispanic - 769 (13.9%)
  • Asian alone - 43 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rusk: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.2%), English (15.7%), German (9.5%), United States (3.5%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 516 feet

Land area: 6.82 square miles.

Population density: 821 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rusk:

  • High school or higher: 64.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rusk city:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

296 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.3%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Rusk, Texas as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rusk to the number of sex offenders is 243 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,219 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,076 (1.4%)

Rusk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (38.1 miles , pop. 83,650).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (93.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (118.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Gallatin, TX (2.7 miles ), Reklaw, TX (3.3 miles ), Alto, TX (3.3 miles ), New Summerfield, TX (3.6 miles ), Jacksonville, TX (3.7 miles ), Cushing, TX (4.3 miles ), Cushing-Douglass, TX (4.3 miles) , Laneville, TX (4.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,700

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Latitude: 31.80 N, Longitude: 95.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,855 (+33.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 797 (54.3%)

Area code: 903

Rusk household income distribution Rusk home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Rusk by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 012000000000
per 100,000 0.018.837.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 023300431114
per 100,000 0.037.756.556.60.00.077.357.518.818.917.670.7
Robberies 032121102100
per 100,000 0.056.537.718.937.618.619.30.037.518.90.00.0
Assaults 1930141220141467171116
per 100,000 365.4564.8263.7226.4375.9260.1270.6115.0131.3321.2194.1282.6
Burglaries 227167352122384532251726
per 100,000 423.11336.61262.0660.4394.7408.8734.6862.7600.4472.3299.9459.3
Thefts 7283112696434587789896264
per 100,000 1384.61562.52109.61301.91203.0631.71121.21476.21669.81681.51093.91130.5
Auto thefts 149523529942
per 100,000 19.275.3169.594.337.655.796.738.3168.9170.070.635.3
Arson 011010100020
per 100,000 0.018.818.80.018.80.019.30.00.00.035.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 158.0356.1367.1200.0163.5114.7223.5189.6173.1196.9122.1191.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rusk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Texas average:

1.95

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Rusk, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +569 (+12.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Rusk-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Rusk city center injured 3 people.

On 4/6/2003, a category F3 tornado 9.2 miles away from the city center caused $9 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 3, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John B. Kendrick - Politician, Chris James (baseball) - Baseball player, George Cochran (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rusk:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER RUSK (Hospital, provides emergency services, 500 NORTH BONNER)
  • FOREST HILLS GROUP HOME (Hospital, 803 SHARON ST)
  • PECAN GROVE HOME (Hospital, 619 E FOURTH ST)
  • RUSK STATE HOSP (Hospital, 1601 NORTH DICKINSON DR)
  • BIRMINGHAM HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 2205 E JOHNSON)
  • BIRMINGHAM HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1383 JOHNSON DR)
  • RUSK NURSING AND REHABILITA (Nursing Home, 1216 WEST 6TH STREET)
  • RUSK REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 330 E BAGLEY RD)
  • THE ARBORS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION INC (Nursing Home, 1884 LOOP 343 WEST)

Political contributions by individuals in Rusk, TX

Local government website: www.rusktx.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rusk:

  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 32 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,307)
  • The University of Texas at Tyler (about 37 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • Tyler Junior College (about 38 miles; Tyler, TX; FT enrollment: 6,186)
  • Angelina College (about 44 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • Kilgore College (about 44 miles; Kilgore, TX; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Trinity Valley Community College (about 50 miles; Athens, TX; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • LeTourneau University (about 53 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)

Public high school in Rusk:

  • Rusk High School (Students: 557; Location: 203 E 7TH ST; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 54)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rusk:

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Library in Rusk:

  • SINGLETARY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $54,727; Location: 207 E 6TH ST; 22,010 books; 145 audio materials; 300 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 24 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • home of the great Cody Glenn added by d-love

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Notable locations in Rusk: Norman Memorial Museum (A), Rusk Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rusk include: First Presbyterian Church of Rusk (A), First Congreational Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1), Old Prison Cemetery (2), Kilgore Cemetery (3), Hogg Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: City Lake (A), Cherokee Lake (B), Rusk Ore Mine Reservoir (C), Rusk City Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: College Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Rusk include: Rusk City Park (1), Jim Hogg State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Cherokee Rose (Highway 84 West).

 
Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.4%
(26.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.8% for Black residents, 38.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.5%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rusk, TX

People in group quarters in Rusk in 2010:

  • 1,433 people in state prisons
  • 268 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 138 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Rusk in 2000:

  • 1,354 people in state prisons
  • 357 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other group homes

Rusk compared to Texas state average:

Rusk, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Rusk (2011 data):

  • Texas National Bank of Jacksonville: Rusk Branch at 484 North Main Street, branch established on 2002/03/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $308.5 mil, Deposits: $263.1 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Texas National Bancorporation
  • Citizens 1st Bank: Rusk Branch at 125 N. Main Street, branch established on 1990/11/30. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $798.7 mil, Deposits: $478.7 mil, headquarters in Tyler, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Austin Bank, Texas National Association: Rusk Branch at 401 North Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/14: Bank assets: $1,328.1 mil, Deposits: $1,154.0 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: Jane Austin Chapman Limited Partnership, L.P.
  • Prosperity Bank: Rusk Branch at 147 E. Fourth St., branch established on 1992/07/01. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rusk travel time to work - commute


Rusk mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rusk city (based on Cherokee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.33%
Here58.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents38.7%21.0%12.2%10.9%6.4%
Congregations21.4%15.2%11.6%18.8%2.7%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.5%1.4%1.4%1.3%2.2%
Congregations11.6%3.6%2.7%6.3%6.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Cherokee County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Cherokee County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cherokee County:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

27.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

15.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$2,642$15,8520$0
Other Government Administration 4$8,280$24,8400$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,368$16,4161$830
Police Protection - Officers 11$22,054$24,0590$0
Police - Other 1$1,342$16,1040$0
Firefighters 3$5,264$21,0560$0
Welfare 1$1,220$14,6400$0
Solid Waste Management 4$6,100$18,3000$0
Sewerage 2$4,034$24,2040$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$894
Water Supply 4$7,334$22,0021$860
Local Libraries 1$1,064$12,7681$394
Other and Unallocable 3$5,024$20,0963$1,994
Totals for Government 37$65,726$21,3177$4,972

Rusk government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $263,000 ($46.98)
    Police Protection: $253,000 ($45.19)
    Water Utilities: $220,000 ($39.30)
    Sewerage: $212,000 ($37.87)
    Fire Protection: $184,000 ($32.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $176,000 ($31.44)
    Financial Administration: $105,000 ($18.76)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($6.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000 ($5.36)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($3.75)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($1.79)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $614,000 ($109.68)

Rusk government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $475,000 ($84.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($4.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $633,000 ($113.08)
  • Tax - Property: $322,000 ($57.52)
    Total General Sales: $199,000 ($35.55)

Rusk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $860,000 ($153.63)

6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Smith County, TX  1.55% ($33,576 average AGI)
from Anderson County, TX  0.33% ($28,388)
from Dallas County, TX  0.28% ($34,244)


6.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Smith County, TX  1.68% ($32,028 average AGI)
to Anderson County, TX  0.38% ($27,298)
to Angelina County, TX  0.35% ($29,135)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rusk:

  • KTLU (1580 AM; 1 kW; RUSK, TX; Owner: EMMETT H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KTBB (600 AM; 5 kW; TYLER, TX; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFY (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GILMER, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEBE (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSON, TX; Owner: JERRY RUSSELL D/B/A THE RUSSELL COMPANY)
  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rusk:

  • KWRW (97.7 FM; RUSK, TX; Owner: E. H. WHITEHEAD)
  • KLJT (102.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOOI (106.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: WALLER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJS (90.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: EAST TEXAS MEDIA ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KTYL-FM (93.1 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPXI (100.7 FM; OVERTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KNUE (101.5 FM; TYLER, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAFX-FM (95.5 FM; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJCS (103.3 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: RADIO LICENSING, INC.)
  • KOYE (96.7 FM; FRANKSTON, TX; Owner: WALLER MEDIA, LLC)
  • KYKS (105.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUEZ (100.1 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSN (96.3 FM; HUDSON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWOK)
  • KTBQ (107.7 FM; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLDN (88.9 FM; LUFKIN, TX; Owner: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS LA. STATE UNIV.)
  • KXAL-FM (100.3 FM; TATUM, TX; Owner: HUNT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rusk:

  • KLSB-TV (Channel 19; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Owner: KLSB ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KETK-TV (Channel 56; JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: KETK LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFXK (Channel 51; LONGVIEW, TX; Owner: WARWICK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K26GA (Channel 26; TYLER/JACKSONVILLE, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rusk, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 62
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Rusk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rusk)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rusk, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rusk)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Rusk)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Most common first names in Rusk, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11173.4 years
John10674.2 years
William9775.1 years
Mary8478.2 years
Charles5870.5 years
Robert5368.9 years
George4978.6 years
Joe3670.6 years
Thomas3474.5 years
Willie3276.1 years
Most common last names in Rusk, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6777.2 years
Jones6676.7 years
Johnson49114.0 years
Williams4477.1 years
King3370.2 years
Wallace3076.3 years
Session2977.8 years
Brown2770.4 years
Jenkins2681.2 years
Taylor2669.1 years
Businesses in Rusk, TX
NameCountNameCount
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1

Rusk on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #92 (75785) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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