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The City of Rising Sun had a population of 2,176 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Rising Sun is located at latitude 38.9495 and longitude -84.8538 in Ohio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rising Sun encompass a land area of 1.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Ohio County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 499 feet.
The City of Rising Sun (GNIS ID: 2396381) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rising Sun: Risingsun.
|Total Population||2,176 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,135 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||1,648 (75.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||41 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$46,895|
|Average Household Income||$56,135|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,728|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,150 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||675 (58.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||287 (25.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||188 (16.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$136,053|
|Average Home Value||$155,193|
|Housing Affordability Index3||211|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.29%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.75%|
The table below compares Rising Sun to the other 679 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 208||70th|
|Population Density||# 284||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 492||28th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 142||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 407||40th|
|Diversity Index||# 383||44th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.