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The City of Rusk is located in Cherokee County in the state of Texas (TX).

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Rusk, Texas, a City, in Cherokee County spans over 6.8 square miles and has a population of 5,191 citizens who are all invited to join us here on our site.
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Rusk Latitude: 31.7956 Longitude: -95.1946

The Zip Code for Rusk, TX is: 75785

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The City of Rusk

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Rusk Texas Physical Characteristics:

The City of Rusk has an area of 7.3 square miles
  • Land: 7.223261003861 Sq. Mi. (99.63%)
  • Water: 0.02689111969112 Sq. Mi.(0.37%)
The Rusk City takes up 0.7% of the area of Cherokee County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +31.7977594
  • Longitude: -095.1487576
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Rusk, TX Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 64.8°F
  • Average Rainfall: 49.54 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 0.1 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00417841 RUSK
Latitude: 31.8086 Longitude: -95.1428 Elevation: 219.5 feet.

Rusk, TX Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Rusk was 5,551 people, which is 10.9 % of the entire population of Cherokee County.


  • 61.66% Male
  • 38.34% Female


  • 67.501% White
  • 26.536% Black
  • 0.486% Asian
  • 0.18% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 1.892% Mixed
  • 3.405% Other


  • 87.95% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 12.05% Hispanic or Latino
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Rusk, TX Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.6
Number of Residences: 1,596
  • Occupied: 1,380 (86.47%)
  • Vacant: 216 (13.53%)
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808 E 5th St, Rusk, Texas 75785-0000
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