Rising Sun, MD

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2022 Population
2,756
0.255% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
30.6
7.27% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
5.73%
12% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$78,403
3.52% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$280,900
9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rising Sun, MD had a population of 2.76k people with a median age of 30.6 and a median household income of $78,403. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rising Sun, MD grew from 2,749 to 2,756, a 0.255% increase and its median household income grew from $75,735 to $78,403, a 3.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rising Sun, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.44%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.69%), White (Hispanic) (2.54%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.54%).

None of the households in Rising Sun, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Rising Sun, MD are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Rising Sun, MD was $280,900, and the homeownership rate was 56.4%.

Most people in Rising Sun, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rising Sun, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Rising Sun, MD is home to a population of 2.76k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.3% of Rising Sun, MD residents were born outside of the country (91 people).

In 2022, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.31k people) in Rising Sun, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 150 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 74 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Rising Sun, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rising Sun, MD was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rising Sun, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.31k ± 205
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    150 ± 155
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    74 ± 83
7.76%
Hispanic Population
214 people

In 2022, there were 15.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.31k people) in Rising Sun, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 150 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 74 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.76% of the people in Rising Sun, MD are hispanic (214 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
91 people
2.91%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
80 people

As of 2022, 3.3% of Rising Sun, MD residents (91 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rising Sun, MD was 2.91%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    29 ± 29
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    25 ± 26
  3. Vietnam
    16 ± 21

Rising Sun, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rising Sun, MD employs 1.29k people. The largest industries in Rising Sun, MD are Health Care & Social Assistance (239 people), Retail Trade (174 people), and Manufacturing (147 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($94,917), Wholesale Trade ($86,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($76,842).

Occupations

1.29k
2022 Value
± 212
−4.66%
1 Year decline
± 24.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rising Sun, MD declined at a rate of −4.66%, from 1.35k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rising Sun, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (150 people), Sales & Related Occupations (148 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (147 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rising Sun, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.29k
2022 Value
± 212
−4.66%
1 Year decline
± 24.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rising Sun, MD declined at a rate of −4.66%, from 1.35k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rising Sun, MD, are Health Care & Social Assistance (239 people), Retail Trade (174 people), and Manufacturing (147 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rising Sun, MD, though some of these residents may live in Rising Sun, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$67,563
Median earning men ± $8,965
$36,863
Median earning women ± $4,893

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($105,074), Wholesale Trade ($86,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($77,007).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,500), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,719), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rising Sun, MD was $280,900 in 2022, which is 0.996 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $257,700 to $280,900, a 9% increase. The homeownership rate in Rising Sun, MD is 56.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rising Sun, MD have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rising Sun, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$280,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,159
$543
Median Property Taxes
±$112

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rising Sun, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Rising Sun, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

56.4%
Homeownership
2022
50.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.4% of the housing units in Rising Sun, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 313.02
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$78,403
Median Household Income
± $12,116
963
Number of Households
± 171

In 2022, the median household income of the 963 households in Rising Sun, MD grew to $78,403 from the previous year's value of $75,735.

The following chart displays the households in Rising Sun, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rising Sun, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.69%)

In 2022, 81.6% of workers in Rising Sun, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (3.69%).

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rising Sun, MD have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.88% of the workforce in Rising Sun, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rising Sun, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rising Sun, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rising Sun, MD (158 out of 2.76k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rising Sun, MD is Other, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.9% of the population of Rising Sun, MD has health coverage, with 66.9% on employee plans, 12.9% on Medicaid, 8.45% on Medicare, 7.33% on non-group plans, and 0.29% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cecil County, MD see 2449 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.43% increase from the previous year (2391 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2462 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 446 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,449 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cecil County, MD

Primary care physicians in Cecil County, MD see an average of 2,449 patients per year. This represents a 2.43% increase from the previous year (2,391 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cecil County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 36.5% under 18 years, 22.1% between 18 and 34 years, 31.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.87% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.4% were men and 52.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.14%
Uninsured
66.9%
Employer Coverage
12.9%
Medicaid
8.45%
Medicare
7.33%
Non-Group
0.29%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rising Sun, MD grew by 11.5% from 3.71% to 4.14%.

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