The unemployment rate in Rusk is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rusk jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rusk's cost of living is 27.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Cherokee county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 77.4% to 21.6%. More Voting Stats
Rusk's population is 5,543 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Rusk is Real Estate: $78,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.1%.
Rusk public schools spend $8,143 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Rusk. More Education