Rush County, Kansas Population 2020

Rush County, Kansas's estimated population is 3,149 with a growth rate of 0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rush County, Kansas is the 80th largest county in Kansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20203,149280.90%
20193,121280.91%
20183,093280.91%
20173,065100.33%
20163,055-45-1.45%
20153,100-62-1.96%
20143,162-16-0.50%
20133,178-31-0.97%
20123,209-2-0.06%
20113,211-103-3.11%
20103,314-528-13.74%
19903,842-674-14.92%
19804,516-601-11.75%
19705,117-1,043-16.93%
19606,160-1,071-14.81%
19507,231-1,054-12.72%
19408,285-808-8.89%
19309,0937338.77%
19208,3605346.82%
19107,8261,69227.58%
19006,13493017.87%
18905,204-286-5.21%
18805,4900.00%

Rush County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,97795.97%
Two or More Races802.58%
Asian190.61%
Some Other Race120.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.29%
Black or African American50.16%

Rush County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2020

Rush County, Kansas Median Age

47.6


Total

46.8


Male

48.1


Female

Rush County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,441 adults, (748 of whom are seniors) in Rush County, Kansas.

Rush County, Kansas Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Rush County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,581

50.97%

Male

1,521

49.03%

Rush County, Kansas Households and Families

Rush County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rush County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94%6%
Married91%9%
All77%23%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
Female50.7%49.3%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4032.1677
Married6542.9691
Non Family6321.1363.9
Female673.6350.7
Male502.7894

2.97

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rush County, Kansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade602.64%
9th to 12th Grade1928.46%
High School Graduate60926.84%
Some College64328.34%
Associates Degree24010.58%
Bachelors Degree35915.82%
Graduate Degree1667.32%

Rush County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1201,888511
Hispanic67567
Multiple Races4644
Asian19194
Other Race12123
Native American92
Black55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,106$36,607$22,188
Less Than High School$15,990$$16,118
High School Grad$23,229$37,188$17,159
Some College$29,213$38,125$26,250
Bachelors Degree$37,422$45,703$35,000
Graduate Degree$34,464$$33,929

$28,106

Average Earnings

$36,607

Average Male

$22,188

Average Female

Rush County, Kansas Language

Rush County, Kansas Language by Age

Rush County, Kansas Language

97.42% of Rush County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Rush County, Kansas Poverty

Rush County, Kansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8372679.41%
Hispanic831821.69%
Other12975.00%
Native77100.00%
Multiple8067.50%

9.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.94%

Male Poverty Rate

8.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rush County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Kansas is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Kansas is Multiple, with 7.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.51%
High School11.76%
Some College8.18%
Bachelors or Greater6.36%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Employed9.79%
Female Unemployed6.45%
Male Employed5.92%

Rush County, Kansas Income

Rush County, Kansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,598$55,375
Families$63,750$75,378
Married Families$72,619-
Non Families$24,881$30,483

Rush County, Kansas Marital Status

Rush County, Kansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rush County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

Rush County, Kansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rush County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

Rush County, Kansas Veterans

235

Number of Veterans

231

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam91
First Gulf War40
Korea37
World War II20
Second Gulf War9
Age Group Veterans
75+82
65 to 7466
55 to 6448
35 to 5436
18 to 343

$Rush County, Kansas Veterans by Education

10.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rush County, Kansas Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rush County, Kansas 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

80.63%

Born in Kansas

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.81% of Rush County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 80.63% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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