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Rising Sun, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Rising Sun had a population of 2,271 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Rising Sun is located at latitude 38.9537 and longitude -84.8533 in Ohio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rising Sun (see map below) 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 502 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.

The City of Rising Sun is located within Township of Randolph, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ohio County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rising Sun: Risingsun.

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Rising Sun, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,271
Population in Households 2,230
Population in Familes 1,717
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 1,555
Diversity Index3 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,962
Average Household Income $58,203
Per Capita Income $25,362

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 671 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 312 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $132,614
Average Home Value $154,545
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 983
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.18% -0.24%
Households -0.27% -0.31%
Families 0.16% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.92%
Per Capita Income   3.8%

Rising Sun, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rising Sun to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 202 70th
Population Density # 258 62nd
Diversity Index # 371 46th
Median Household Income # 515 24th
Per Capita Income # 318 53rd

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