Rusk County

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Rusk County, Texas

115 N Main St Suite 206
Henderson, TX 75652
Phone: (903) 657-0330
www.co.rusk.tx.us

In northeastern TX, east of Tyler; organized Jan 16, 1843 from Nacogdoches County. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Jefferson Rusk (1803-57), chief justice of the Republic of TX supreme court (1838-42), signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836), and U.S. senator (1846-57)

Area (sq mi):: 938.62 (land 923.55; water 15.07) Population per square mile: 51.90
Population 2005: 47,971 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 1.30%; 1990-2000 8.30% Population 2000: 47,372 (White 71.20%; Black or African American 19.20%; Hispanic or Latino 8.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.60%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,674; median household $32,898; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,044-$22,698
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Henderson County seat (11,417)

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    Rusk County, Wisconsin

    311 Miner Ave E
    Ladysmith, WI 54848
    Phone: (715) 532-2100
    Fax: (715) 532-2237
    www.ruskcounty.org

    In northwestern WI, northeast of Saint Paul, MN; organized May 15, 1901 as Gates County from Chippewa County; name changed Jun 19, 1905. Name Origin: For Col. Jeremiah McLain Rusk (1830-93), an officer in the Civil War, statesman, governor of WI (1882-89), and U.S. secretary of agriculture (1889-93)

    Area (sq mi):: 930.89 (land 913.13; water 17.77) Population per square mile: 16.60
    Population 2005: 15,198 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 15,347 (White 97.40%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 40.00
    Income 2000: per capita $15,563; median household $31,344; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,333-$20,461
    Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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