The Town of Rising Sun had a population of 2,962 as of July 1, 2016. Rising Sun ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Rising Sun is located at latitude 39.7014 and longitude -76.0602 in Cecil County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rising Sun (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cecil County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.
The Town of Rising Sun (GNIS ID: 2391391) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rising Sun population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rising Sun: Risingsun, Summer Hill, Summerhill.
|Population in Households||2,961|
|Population in Familes||2,520|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1|
|Average Household Size||2.63|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,219 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||741 (60.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||384 (31.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||94 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$245,134|
|Average Home Value||$251,286|
|Median Household Income||$63,301|
|Average Household Income||$72,126|
|Per Capita Income||$26,624|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.3%|
|Per Capita Income||1.02%|
The table below compares Rising Sun to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 238||54th|
|Population Density1||# 197||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 419||19th|
|Median Household Income||# 291||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 359||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.