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Rising Star, Eastland County, Texas

Rising Star is a city in Eastland County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 822. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.68 square miles. An elevation is 1,629 feet (496.51 m) above sea level. The population density was 490 people per square mile. The median age was 38.3 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 98 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
822 residents
Population Change
-1.6% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
38.3 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
26.4% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
406 residents
Population Females
416 residents
Population Rural
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
5.8% Latin America
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.5% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Rising Star Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Rising Star Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Rising Star Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $50,518 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$27,118 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $118 – $292
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              78 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,054 (1.70%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $223 (0.50%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $33,237 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$14,119 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$1,557 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Cisco College
                      about 22 miles
                      Cisco, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 2,687
                    • Tarleton State University
                      about 45 miles
                      Stephenville, TX
                      FT enrollment: 8,882
                    • Abilene Christian University
                      about 51 miles
                      Abilene, TX
                      FT enrollment: 4,025
                    • Weatherford College
                      about 82 miles
                      Weatherford, TX
                      FT enrollment: 4,080
                    • Central Texas College
                      about 96 miles
                      Killeen, TX
                      FT enrollment: 15,911
                    • Angelo State University
                      about 100 miles
                      San Angelo, TX
                      FT enrollment: 6,019
                    • Texas Christian University
                      about 103 miles
                      Fort Worth, TX
                      FT enrollment: 9,131

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • RISING STAR H S
                      Students: 97
                      Location: 905 N MAIN ST
                      Grades: 7-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • RISING STAR EL
                      Students: 132
                      Location: 113 W NEWTON
                      Grades: PK-6
                    Rising Star Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2011)
                    1 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    1 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.17 policemen (State: 2.17)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Rising Star Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              5 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.73 (State: 1.47)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              3 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.64 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              17 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              9.29 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              14 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              7.65 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Rising Star

                              • RISING STAR NURSING CENTER
                                411 S MILLER
                              • COLONIAL OAKS NURSING HOME
                                Nursing Home, about 12 miles away
                                CROSS PLAINS, TX

                              Airports & Heliports in Rising Star

                              • Star Field Airport

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Rising Star by Race (According to 2010)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2011)


                                        Natural Disasters in Rising Star

                                          Common Weather Information
                                          Tornadoes Average Activity
                                          40% (Greater then US)
                                          Earthquakes Average Activity
                                          74% (Smaller then US)
                                          Number of Natural Disasters
                                          18 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                          Number of Major Disasters
                                          9 pc.
                                          Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                          6 pc.
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