Rising Star is a tiny town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 822 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. 35.11% 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 sales and office workers, service providers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Rising Star who work in sales jobs (22.88%), farm management occupations (12.85%) and office and administrative support (7.21%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Rising Star work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
As is often the case in a small town, Rising Star doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.