Rush County, Kansas Population 2022

Rush County, Kansas's estimated population is 2,976 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rush County, Kansas is the 81st largest county in Kansas. The 2010 Population was 3,314 and has seen a growth of -10.20% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18805,4900.00%
18905,204-286-5.21%
19006,13493017.87%
19107,8261,69227.58%
19208,3605346.82%
19309,0937338.77%
19408,285-808-8.89%
19507,231-1,054-12.72%
19606,160-1,071-14.81%
19705,117-1,043-16.93%
19804,516-601-11.75%
19903,842-674-14.92%
20103,314-528-13.74%
20113,211-103-3.11%
20123,208-3-0.09%
20133,176-32-1.00%
20143,161-15-0.47%
20153,098-63-1.99%
20163,054-44-1.42%
20173,048-6-0.20%
20183,05680.26%
20193,036-20-0.65%
20203,016-20-0.66%
20212,996-20-0.66%
20222,976-20-0.67%
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Rush County, Kansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,75293.19%
Black or African American80.27%
Asian240.81%
Some Other Race100.34%
Two or More Races1595.38%
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Rush County, Kansas Population by Race

Rush County, Kansas Population Pyramid 2022

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Rush County, Kansas Median Age

46.8


Total

44.3


Male

49.1


Female

Rush County, Kansas Adults

There are 2,321 adults, (734 of whom are seniors) in Rush County, Kansas.

Rush County, Kansas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rush County, Kansas Sex Ratio

Female

1,452

49.17%

Male

1,501

50.83%

Rush County, Kansas Population by Age

Rush County, Kansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rush County, Kansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
Male80.4%19.6%
All73.1%26.9%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female36.5%63.5%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rush County, Kansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4481.9973.1
Married6032.6590.2
Male463.0780.4
Female744.6436.5
Non Family7251.1162.1

2.78

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

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Rush County, Kansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade291.37%
9th to 12th Grade1185.58%
High School Graduate65731.08%
Some College60028.38%
Associates Degree24711.68%
Bachelors Degree36517.27%
Graduate Degree984.64%
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Rush County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rush County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian242410
Other Race10103
White1,9591,827438
Hispanic665512
2+ Races9282
Black85

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.67%.

Rush County, Kansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,439$40,000$22,581
Less Than 9th Grade$$52,083$
High School Graduate$22,688$31,250$16,600
Some College$30,583$47,417$25,234
Bachelors Degree$37,500$49,375$32,969
Graduate Degree$40,278$$37,083

$30,439

Average Earnings

$40,000

Average Male

$22,581

Average Female

Rush County, Kansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rush County, Kansas Language by Age

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Rush County, Kansas Language

96.97% of Rush County, Kansas residents speak only English, while 3.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Rush County, Kansas Language

Rush County, Kansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6472338.80%
Other7NaN%
Hispanic901112.22%
Multiple15653.21%

8.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rush County, Kansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Kansas is White, with 8.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rush County, Kansas is Multiple, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.72%.

Rush County, Kansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.63%
High School8.73%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.86%

Rush County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.62%
Male Unemployed54.17%
Female Employed7.10%
Female Unemployed28.13%

Rush County, Kansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rush County, Kansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,333$55,353
Families$63,365$71,382
Married Families$71,875-
Non Families$28,073$37,346
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Income by Household Type

Rush County, Kansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rush County, Kansas Married by Age and Sex

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Rush County, Kansas Marriage

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

Rush County, Kansas Marital Status by Race

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Rush County, Kansas Marital Status

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227

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War28
Vietnam65
Korea64
World War II8

Rush County, Kansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 5444
55 to 6426
65 to 7449
75+104

Rush County, Kansas Veterans by Age

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Rush County, Kansas Veterans by Race

Rush County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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8.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rush County, Kansas Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rush County, Kansas Employment by Age

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Rush County, Kansas Employment by Race

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Rush County, Kansas 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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81.10%

Born in Rush County, Kansas

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.14%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Rush County, Kansas residents were born in the United States, with 81.10% having been born in Kansas. 0.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rush County, Kansas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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