Rising Sun Facts


Population: 2,348 (July 2007)
     Males: 1,111 (47.3%)
     Females: 1,237 (53.7%)
Median Age: 37.8 years
Education: (for residents 25 years or older)
     High school or higher: 76.9%
     Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
     Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
Most Common Occupations for Females:
     Kindergarten-12th Teachers: 9%
     Building Cleaning and Maintenance: 9%
     Cashiers: 5%
     Laborers and Material Movers: 5%
     Administrative Assistants: 4%
     Personal Care and Service: 4%
     Production: 4%
Most Common Occupations for Males:
     Metal and Plastic Workers: 7%
     Service Workers: 6%
     Mechanics, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair: 6%
     Production: 5%
     Drivers: 5%
     Material Distribution: 4%
Median Household Income: $37,000
Unemployed: 5.2%
Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes
Race:
     White Non-Hispanic: 97.4%
     Black: 1.0%
     Hispanic: 0.7%
     American Indian: 0.6%
     Two or more races: 0.5%
Ancestries:
     German: 22.5%
     United States: 19.8%
     Irish: 14.9%
     English: 12.1%
     Scottish: 2.3%
     Dutch: 1.7%


County: Ohio County
Zip Code: 47040
Area Code: 812
Elevation: 520 feet above Sea Level
Land area: 1.48 square miles
Population density: 1582 people per square mile
Latitude: 38.95 N, Longitude: 84.86 W
Median House Value: $108,700