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The Town of Rising Sun had a population of 2,986 as of July 1, 2020. 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 39.6979 and longitude -76.0627 in Cecil County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rising Sun 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rising Sun: Risingsun, Summer Hill, Summerhill.
|Total Population||2,986 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,985 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||2,535 (84.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1 ( 0.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$75,444|
|Average Household Income||$84,289|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,125|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,229 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||800 (65.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||332 (27.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||97 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$242,824|
|Average Home Value||$273,719|
|Housing Affordability Index3||188|
|Average Household Size||2.64|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.8%|
|Per Capita Income||1.77%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.02%|
The table below compares Rising Sun to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 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||# 239||54th|
|Population Density||# 207||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 275||47th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 422||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 350||33rd|
|Diversity Index||# 423||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.