Rushville, Illinois Population 2021

2,757
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Rushville is a city located in Schuyler County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Schuyler County. With a 2020 population of 2,757, it is the 431st largest city in Illinois and the 6509th largest city in the United States . Rushville is currently declining at a rate of -1.61% annually and its population has decreased by -13.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,192 in 2010. Rushville reached it's highest population of 3,348 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Rushville has a population density of 1,668 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rushville is $53,223 with a poverty rate of 12.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $673 per month, and the median house value is $71,100. The median age in Rushville is 41.3 years, 37.6 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Rushville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rushville was:

  • White: 89.44%
  • Black or African American: 10.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rushville, Illinois is 2,757 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,892.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,192.

Rushville, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,45689.44%
Black or African American28010.20%
Two or More Races100.36%
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Rushville Population by Race

Rushville Population Pyramid $2021

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Rushville Median Age

41.3


Total

37.6


Male

48.9


Female

Rushville Adults

There are 2,204 adults, (644 of whom are seniors) in Rushville.

Rushville Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rushville Sex Ratio

Female

1,461

53.20%

Male

1,285

46.80%

Rushville Population by Age

Rushville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rushville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All62%38%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female40.4%59.6%
Male38.4%61.6%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rushville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3501.9862
Non Family6981.1756.4
Married4282.7882.7
Female1512.4540.4
Male734.0538.4

2.64

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

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Rushville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade391.95%
9th to 12th Grade1557.73%
High School Graduate83241.52%
Some College37118.51%
Associates Degree1406.99%
Bachelors Degree31815.87%
Graduate Degree1497.44%
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Rushville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rushville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7691,609374
Black22519193
2+ Races1010
Hispanic44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.33%.

Rushville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,450$36,833$33,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$15,000$
High School Graduate$29,333$36,154$26,071
Some College$40,227$41,429$38,958
Bachelors Degree$36,406$36,719$36,156
Graduate Degree$57,692$74,000$49,038

$35,450

Average Earnings

$36,833

Average Male

$33,500

Average Female

Rushville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rushville Language by Age

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Rushville Language

91.66% of Rushville residents speak only English, while 8.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.18% of the population.

Rushville Language

Rushville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,34131013.24%
Black26051.92%

12.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.87%

Male Poverty Rate

13.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rushville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rushville is White, with 13.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rushville is Black, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.85%.

Rushville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.53%
High School10.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.05%
Some College3.90%

Rushville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.62%
Male Unemployed24.24%
Female Employed8.20%
Male Employed6.21%

Rushville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rushville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,912$53,223
Families$54,257$60,446
Married Families$70,532-
Non Families$34,583$46,113
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Income by Household Type

Rushville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rushville Married by Age and Sex

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Rushville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rushville Marital Status by Race

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Rushville Marital Status

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112

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam46
Korea15
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War2
World War II

Rushville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+52
65 to 7430
35 to 5430
55 to 64
18 to 34

Rushville Veterans by Age

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Rushville Veterans by Race

Rushville Veterans by Education

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20.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

67.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rushville Veterans by Education

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rushville Employment by Age

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Rushville Employment by Race

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Rushville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.43%

Born in Rushville

92.43%

Native Born

7.57%

Foreign Born

7.32%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.43% of Rushville residents were born in the United States, with 83.43% having been born in Illinois. 7.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Rushville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,757-45-1.61%
20202,802-45-1.58%
20192,847-45-1.56%
20182,892-36-1.23%
20172,928-36-1.21%
20162,964-57-1.89%
20153,021-51-1.66%
20143,072-58-1.85%
20133,130-29-0.92%
20123,159-4-0.13%
20113,163-33-1.03%
20103,196-16-0.05%
20003,212-17-0.05%
19903,229-119-0.36%
19803,348480.14%
19703,3004811.59%
19602,8191370.50%
19502,6820.00%

Rushville Population by Year