Rising Sun is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 2,205 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rising Sun is the 195th largest community in Indiana. Rising Sun has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
When you are in Rising Sun, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.54% of Rising Sun’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rising Sun is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rising Sun who work in office and administrative support (16.32%), food service (9.98%), and sales jobs (5.32%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Rising Sun is worth considering.
Rising Sun is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Rising Sun is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.36% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rising Sun in 2010 was $20,807, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,228 for a family of four. However, Rising Sun contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rising Sun home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rising Sun residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rising Sun include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Rising Sun is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.