Rush County, Indiana Population 2024

16,621

Rush County, Indiana's estimated 2024 population is 16,621 with a growth rate of -0.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rush County, Indiana is the 77th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 population was 17,383 and has seen a growth of -4.38% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202916,491-26-0.16%
202816,517-26-0.16%
202716,543-26-0.16%
202616,569-26-0.16%
202516,595-26-0.16%
202416,621-26-0.16%
202316,647-26-0.16%
202216,673-26-0.16%
202116,699-68-0.41%
202016,7671620.98%
201916,605-30-0.18%
201816,635-7-0.04%
201716,642140.08%
201616,628-81-0.48%
201516,709-137-0.81%
201416,846-152-0.89%
201316,998-108-0.63%
201217,106-178-1.03%
201117,284-99-0.57%
201017,383
199018,129-1,475-7.52%
198019,604-748-3.68%
197020,352-41-0.2%
196020,3935943%
195019,7998724.61%
194018,927-485-2.5%
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%
18309,707-6,784-41.14%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.16% (-26)
County Website
Rush County
State
Indiana
County Seat
2010 Population
17,383
Area
408 mi²
Density
41 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.38% (-762)
Founded
1822

Rush County, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16,15196.62%
Two or more races4062.43%
Black or African American960.57%
Other race520.31%
Asian110.07%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rush County, Indiana Population by Race

Rush County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2024

Rush County, Indiana Median Age

42.5

Total

40.8

Male

43.1

Female

Rush County, Indiana Adults

There are 12,996 adults, (3,101 of whom are seniors) in Rush County, Indiana.

Rush County, Indiana Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rush County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female8,34249.9%
Male8,37450.1%

Rush County, Indiana Population by Age

Rush County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7192.4671.228.8
Married3,4522.9883.916.1
Non Family2,3361.3561.538.5
Female6093.2246.553.5
Male3223.4252.247.8
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rush County, Indiana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Rush County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.45%.

Rush County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,018

Average Earnings

$50,205

Average Male

$36,594

Average Female

Rush County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rush County, Indiana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rush County, Indiana Language

96.74% of Rush County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 3.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Rush County, Indiana Language

Rush County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White15,5991,78011.41%
Hispanic30313544.55%
Multiple39482.03%
Other5223.85%
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11.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.39%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rush County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Hispanic, with 44.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Multiple, with 2.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.61%.

Rush County, Indiana Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.25%
Less Than 9th Grade15.12%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%
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Rush County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed44.67%
Female Unemployed40.1%
Female Employed5.29%
Male Employed2.95%
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Rush County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rush County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rush County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rush County, Indiana 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 45-54.

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

958

Number of Veterans

926

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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Rush County, Indiana Veterans by War

count

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Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rush County, Indiana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rush County, Indiana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rush County, Indiana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.68%

Born in Rush County, Indiana

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.48%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Rush County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 86.68% having been born in Indiana. 0.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rush County, Indiana Place of Birth

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