Rushville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rushville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Rushville had a population of 3,251 as of July 1, 2016. Rushville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rushville is located at latitude 40.12 and longitude -90.5666 in Schuyler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rushville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuyler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 673 feet.

The City of Rushville (GNIS ID: 2396453) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Rushville is located within Township of Rushville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuyler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rushville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rushville: Rushton.

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Rushville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,251
Population in Households 3,183
Population in Familes 2,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 1,967
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,455
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 881
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 977 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 478 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $71,204
Average Home Value $84,621


Median Household Income $40,122
Average Household Income $48,973
Per Capita Income $22,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% -0.12%
Households 0.39% -0.04%
Families 0.28% -0.16%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rushville, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rushville to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 426 69th
Population Density1 # 285 79th
Diversity Index2 # 597 57th
Median Household Income # 1129 18th
Per Capita Income # 1051 23rd

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