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Rusk is a city in Cherokee County, in the Jacksonville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Thomas Jefferson Rusk, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence
The latitude of Rusk is 31.795N. The longitude is -95.15W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 518 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,212.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rusk demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cherokee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75785 ZIP code.
11% of Rusk residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rusk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rusk was $11,688, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Rusk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rusk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $281. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $643.
Libraries in Rusk include Singletary Memorial Library ... View libraries
Cherokee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rusk political report.
The average commute time for Rusk workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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