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Rushville, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Rushville had a population of 6,147 as of July 1, 2017. Rushville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rushville is located at latitude 39.6154 and longitude -85.4463 in Rush County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rushville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rush County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Rushville (GNIS ID: 2396452) 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 Rushville is located within Township of Rushville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rush County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rushville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rushville, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,147
Daytime Population: Workers 4,293
Daytime Population: Residents 3,107
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,400
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 5,994
Population in Familes 4,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 153
Population Density2 1,987
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $41,051
Average Household Income $50,708
Per Capita Income $21,428


Total Housing Units 2,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,497 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,050 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $92,211
Average Home Value $108,734


Total Households 2,546
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,585
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.43% -0.55%
Households -0.37% -0.52%
Families -0.41% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Rushville, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rushville to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 109 84th
Population Density # 127 81st
Diversity Index # 286 59th
Median Household Income # 538 21st
Per Capita Income # 504 26th

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