Rushville, Indiana Population 2021

7,439
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Rushville is a city located in Rush County Indiana. Rushville has a 2020 population of 7,439. It is also the county seat of Rush County. Rushville is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -5.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,892 in 2010. Rushville reached it's highest population of 7,892 in 2010.

The average household income in Rushville is $60,412 with a poverty rate of 14.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $696 per month, and the median house value is $94,800. The median age in Rushville is 41.6 years, 41.3 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Rushville Demographics

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

  • White: 95.15%
  • Black or African American: 3.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Other race: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rushville, Indiana is 7,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,547.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,892.

Rushville, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,18195.15%
Black or African American2803.71%
Two or More Races680.90%
Some Other Race180.24%
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Rushville Population by Race

Rushville Population Pyramid $2021

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Rushville Median Age

41.6


Total

41.3


Male

41.9


Female

Rushville Adults

There are 5,951 adults, (1,369 of whom are seniors) in Rushville.

Rushville Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rushville Sex Ratio

Female

4,153

55.03%

Male

3,394

44.97%

Rushville Population by Age

Rushville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rushville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All63%37%
Male60.4%39.6%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Female43.5%56.5%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rushville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0392.4263
Married1,3613.0381
Non Family9531.1745.6
Male3713.0860.4
Female3542.7443.5

2.82

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Rushville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1943.64%
9th to 12th Grade4658.73%
High School Graduate2,57848.40%
Some College1,02919.32%
Associates Degree3246.08%
Bachelors Degree4969.31%
Graduate Degree2404.51%
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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
White5,0354,471671
Black17711347
Hispanic885718
2+ Races2626
Other Race121212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Rushville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,175$46,250$30,942
Less Than 9th Grade$$$10,417
High School Graduate$35,577$41,781$28,633
Some College$39,236$56,328$30,714
Bachelors Degree$52,143$57,159$44,207
Graduate Degree$68,571$70,417$67,857

$36,175

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$30,942

Average Female

Rushville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rushville Language by Age

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Rushville Language

98.02% of Rushville residents speak only English, while 1.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Rushville Language

Rushville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,83993113.61%
Black2806422.86%
Hispanic1543422.08%
Other181266.67%

14.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.29%

Male Poverty Rate

14.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rushville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rushville is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rushville is White, with 13.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.15%.

Rushville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.21%
High School11.50%
Some College9.82%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%

Rushville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed10.09%
Male Employed9.05%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rushville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rushville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,663$60,412
Families$63,210$71,410
Married Families$72,327-
Non Families$24,110$30,956
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Income by Household Type

Rushville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

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 55-64, 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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477

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam196
First Gulf War78
Korea42
Second Gulf War13
World War II

Rushville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64183
65 to 74143
75+82
35 to 5463
18 to 346

Rushville Veterans by Age

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Rushville Veterans by Race

Rushville Veterans by Education

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7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rushville Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5%

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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86.11%

Born in Rushville

98.90%

Native Born

1.10%

Foreign Born

0.70%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.90% of Rushville residents were born in the United States, with 86.11% having been born in Indiana. 0.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rushville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,439-36-0.48%
20207,475-36-0.48%
20197,511-36-0.48%
20187,547-11-0.15%
20177,55820.03%
20167,556-32-0.42%
20157,588-62-0.81%
20147,650-68-0.88%
20137,718-50-0.64%
20127,768-79-1.01%
20117,847-45-0.57%
20107,8920.00%

Rushville Population by Year