Rush County, Indiana Population 2018

Rush County, Indiana's estimated population is 16,645 with a growth rate of -1.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rush County, Indiana is the 77th largest county in Indiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,645-228-1.35%
201616,8732401.44%
201616,633-76-0.45%
201516,709-135-0.80%
201416,844-152-0.89%
201316,996-111-0.65%
201217,107-176-1.02%
201117,283-101-0.58%
201017,384-745-4.11%
199018,129-1,475-7.52%
198019,604-748-3.68%
197020,352-41-0.20%
196020,3935943.00%
195019,7998724.61%
194018,927-485-2.50%
193019,4121710.89%
192019,241-108-0.56%
191019,349-799-3.97%
190020,1481,1145.85%
189019,034-204-1.06%
188019,2381,6129.15%
187017,6261,4338.85%
186016,193-252-1.53%
185016,445-11-0.07%
184016,4566,74969.53%
18309,7070.00%

Rush County, Indiana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,367
Black or African American208
Two or More Races147
Some Other Race122
Asian29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Rush County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rush County, Indiana Median Age

41.2


Total

40.3


Male

41.9


Female

Rush County, Indiana Adults

There are 12,975 adults, (2,936 of which are seniors) in Rush County, Indiana.

Rush County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rush County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,601

50.97%

Male

8,272

49.03%

Rush County, Indiana Households and Families

Rush County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rush County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.3%15.7%
Married81.2%18.8%
All72%28%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female49.7%50.3%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rush County, Indiana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7472.4772
Married3,4603.0981.2
Non Family1,9711.2261.7
Female7992.849.7
Male5172.5584.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rush County, Indiana Households

Rush County, Indiana Education

Rush County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5965.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,19110.26%
High School Graduate5,55847.89%
Some College2,00517.28%
Associates Degree6275.40%
Bachelors Degree1,0509.05%
Graduate Degree5784.98%

Rush County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,2549,5551,550
Hispanic1459631
Black13910022
Multiple Races868645
Other Race753011
Asian11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.33%.

Rush County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,272$41,687$30,684
Less Than High School$26,719$30,456$
High School Grad$33,553$42,111$26,715
Some College$31,894$40,833$27,389
Bachelors Degree$49,569$52,400$42,407
Graduate Degree$56,531$63,472$55,303

$35,272

Average Earnings

$41,687

Average Male

$30,684

Average Female

Rush County, Indiana Language

Rush County, Indiana Language by Age

Rush County, Indiana Language

97.83% of Rush County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Rush County, Indiana Poverty

Rush County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,0092,85517.83%
Hispanic2308235.65%
Other1225645.90%
Black2043617.65%
Multiple14385.59%

17.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.45%

Male Poverty Rate

20.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rush County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Other, with 45.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Multiple, with 5.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.82%.

Rush County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.51%
Some College12.61%
High School12.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Rush County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.43%
Male Unemployed25.83%
Female Employed10.07%
Male Employed5.89%

Rush County, Indiana Income

Rush County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,380$59,674
Families$55,669$67,688
Married Families$64,981$
Non Families$29,147$35,219

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rush County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

Rush County, Indiana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Rush County, Indiana Veterans

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by War

1,094

Number of Veterans

1,057

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam427
First Gulf War135
Second Gulf War134
Korea129
World War II39

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74315
55 to 64256
75+214
35 to 54202
18 to 34107

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0778.53%
Black1710.43%

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Education

10.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rush County, Indiana Employment Status

Rush County, Indiana Employment by Age

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rush County, Indiana Employment by Race

Rush County, Indiana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rush County, Indiana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rushville63396065-274-4.32%
Carthage927889-38-4.10%
Glenwood 250241-9-3.60%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990