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Rushville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Rushville had a population of 3,134 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rushville: Rushton.

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Rushville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,134
Daytime Population: Workers 1,766
Daytime Population: Residents 1,712
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,478
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 3,066
Population in Familes 2,331
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 1,897
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $45,297
Average Household Income $52,394
Per Capita Income $23,543


Total Housing Units 1,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 935 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 465 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $73,015
Average Home Value $86,016


Total Households 1,399
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 846
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.95%
Households -0.21% -0.92%
Families -0.32% -1.01%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

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, 2017 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 # 433 68th
Population Density # 304 78th
Diversity Index # 603 56th
Median Household Income # 991 28th
Per Capita Income # 1004 27th

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