Rising Star, TX

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Rising Star Profile


Overview

Rising Star is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 821 people and just one neighborhood, Rising Star is the 857th largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rising Star is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.46% of the Rising Star workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rising Star is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rising Star who work in personal care services (12.06%), sales jobs (9.52%), and healthcare suport services (8.89%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Rising Star’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rising Star has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rising Star has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rising Star than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rising Star may be for you.

Being a small town, Rising Star does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Rising Star Demographics

The citizens of Rising Star have a very low rate of college education: just 7.33% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Rising Star in 2018 was $18,725, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,900 for a family of four. However, Rising Star contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rising Star is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rising Star home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rising Star residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Rising Star also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.87% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rising Star include English, German, Irish, French, and European.

The most common language spoken in Rising Star is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Rising Star, TX HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Rising Star VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Rising Star Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to TX* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Cisco Elementary School
503 W 11 Th St
Cisco, TX 76437
PK-05
Cisco H S School
1300 Pershing
Cisco, TX 76437
09-12
Cisco J H School
1200 Pershing
Cisco, TX 76437
06-08
Cross Plains Elementary School
700 N Main
Cross Plains, TX 76443
PK-06
Cross Plains H S School
700 N Main
Cross Plains, TX 76443
07-12
Eastland H S School
900 W Plummer
Eastland, TX 76448
09-12
Eastland Middle School
900 W Plummer
Eastland, TX 76448
06-08
Rising Star Elementary School
113 W Newton
Rising Star, TX 76471
PK-06
Rising Star H S School
905 N Main St
Rising Star, TX 76471
07-12
Siebert Elementary School
100 Little Maverick Trail
Eastland, TX 76448
PK-05
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

CISCO ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.0% 60.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 52.2% 56.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

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CROSS PLAINS ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 61.8% 60.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.1% 56.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

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RISING STAR ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 70.1% 60.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.7% 56.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 4.5%

Educational Expenditures

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