Rushville, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rushville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Rushville had a population of 3,152 as of July 1, 2015. 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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rushville: Rushton.

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Rushville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,152
Population in Households 3,085
Population in Familes 2,346
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 1,907
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,415
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 855
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 944 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 471 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $67,787
Average Home Value $70,445


Median Household Income $39,084
Average Household Income $47,452
Per Capita Income $21,308
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.16%
Households -0.07% -0.14%
Families -0.24% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 431 69th
Population Density1 # 306 78th
Diversity Index2 # 592 57th
Median Household Income # 1169 15th
Per Capita Income # 1080 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.