Rush County, Indiana Population 2019

Rush County, Indiana's estimated population is 16,659 with a growth rate of 0.10% 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
201816,66340.02%
201716,659170.10%
201616,642-68-0.41%
201516,710-135-0.80%
201416,845-151-0.89%
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%

How Many People Live in Rush County, Indiana?

16,659

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,29797.21%
Black or African American2381.42%
Two or More Races1310.78%
Some Other Race850.51%
Asian140.08%

Rush County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2019

Rush County, Indiana Median Age

41.6


Total

41.6


Male

41.7


Female

Rush County, Indiana Adults

There are 12,913 adults, (2,951 of whom are seniors) in Rush County, Indiana.

Rush County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rush County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,542

50.95%

Male

8,223

49.05%

Rush County, Indiana Households and Families

Rush County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rush County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male79%21%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female56.7%43.3%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6722.4872.6
Married3,6723.0980.8
Non Family1,7921.1659.4
Female6422.7756.7
Male5662.3979

2.89

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rush County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5404.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,21810.56%
High School Graduate5,29945.92%
Some College2,10618.25%
Associates Degree6665.77%
Bachelors Degree1,1229.72%
Graduate Degree5885.10%

Rush County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,2019,5201,624
Black16011832
Hispanic1117624
Multiple Races808045
Other Race4099
Asian22

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 multiple races people with a rate of 56.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,043$41,974$30,210
Less Than High School$27,330$30,158$16,500
High School Grad$34,218$41,921$25,589
Some College$32,117$46,420$25,446
Bachelors Degree$49,659$54,659$42,270
Graduate Degree$59,375$61,731$53,393

$35,043

Average Earnings

$41,974

Average Male

$30,210

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Rush County, Indiana Poverty

Rush County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,8902,89018.19%
Hispanic2457932.24%
Black2384217.65%
Other854047.06%
Multiple1271612.60%

18.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.74%

Male Poverty Rate

20.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rush County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Other, with 47.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Multiple, with 12.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.88%
Some College13.43%
High School11.83%
Bachelors or Greater6.51%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.00%
Male Unemployed19.05%
Female Employed9.71%
Male Employed5.76%

Rush County, Indiana Income

Rush County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,955$59,903
Families$58,912$68,535
Married Families$65,856-
Non Families$23,797$31,954

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Rush County, Indiana Veterans

1,083

Number of Veterans

1,039

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam434
First Gulf War171
Korea134
Second Gulf War119
World War II29

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0658.47%
Black189.94%

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rush County, Indiana Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rush County, Indiana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.42%

Born in Indiana

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.46% of Rush County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 84.42% having been born in Indiana. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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