Rush County, Indiana Population 2020

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

Rush County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,22397.12%
Black or African American2641.58%
Two or More Races1500.90%
Some Other Race460.28%
Asian210.13%

Rush County, Indiana Population Pyramid 2020

Rush County, Indiana Median Age

41.6


Total

41.2


Male

42.1


Female

Rush County, Indiana Adults

There are 12,915 adults, (2,927 of whom are seniors) in Rush County, Indiana.

Rush County, Indiana Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rush County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

8,519

51.00%

Male

8,185

49.00%

Rush County, Indiana Households and Families

Rush County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rush County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All71.3%28.7%
Male64.2%35.8%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Female51.9%48.1%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7252.4571.3
Married3,5343.0781.7
Non Family1,9841.1961.3
Female6682.851.9
Male5392.6164.2

2.89

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

7.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rush County, Indiana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4914.26%
9th to 12th Grade1,27911.10%
High School Graduate5,30045.99%
Some College2,22719.32%
Associates Degree7286.32%
Bachelors Degree9468.21%
Graduate Degree5544.81%

Rush County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,1579,4821,393
Black17912344
Hispanic996020
Multiple Races999952
Other Race3066

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 52.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,367$42,755$30,783
Less Than High School$24,000$26,563$21,384
High School Grad$35,495$42,585$27,109
Some College$33,223$45,543$28,558
Bachelors Degree$56,367$60,114$50,521
Graduate Degree$61,027$72,841$60,357

$35,367

Average Earnings

$42,755

Average Male

$30,783

Average Female

Rush County, Indiana Language

Rush County, Indiana Language by Age

Rush County, Indiana Language

97.41% of Rush County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Rush County, Indiana Poverty

Rush County, Indiana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7772,67216.94%
Hispanic2576324.51%
Black2645621.21%
Other463065.22%
Multiple1471610.88%

17.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

19.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rush County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Other, with 65.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Indiana is Multiple, with 10.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.95%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.08%
High School12.29%
Some College12.29%
Bachelors or Greater8.41%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.68%
Female Unemployed27.40%
Female Employed8.40%
Male Employed5.88%

Rush County, Indiana Income

Rush County, Indiana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,535$62,316
Families$60,575$71,195
Married Families$70,577-
Non Families$27,131$36,393

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Rush County, Indiana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

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

1,051

Number of Veterans

1,001

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam393
First Gulf War170
Korea139
Second Gulf War110
World War II9

$Rush County, Indiana Veterans by Education

9.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rush County, Indiana Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

5%

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

84.64%

Born in Indiana

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.32% of Rush County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 84.64% having been born in Indiana. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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