Rusk County, TX has a population of 53,197 people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $47,424. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Rusk County, TX declined from 53,457 to 53,197, a 0.49% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,173 to $47,424, a 2.71% increase.
The population of Rusk County, TX is 65% White, 17.2% Black, and 15.9% Hispanic. 13.2% of the people in Rusk County, TX speak a non-English language, and 95.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rusk County, TX are Panola College, with 716 graduates, Jacksonville College-Main Campus, with 76 graduates, and Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary, with 15 graduates.
The median property value in Rusk County, TX is $107,800, and the homeownership rate is 74%. Most people in Rusk County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Rusk County, TX is 2 cars per household.
Rusk County, TX is the 59th most populated county in Texas and borders Cherokee County, TX; Gregg County, TX; Harrison County, TX; Nacogdoches County, TX; Panola County, TX; Shelby County, TX; Smith County, TX& 2 more.