Rushville, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Rushville, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Rushville had a population of 2,975 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rushville: Rushton.

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Rushville, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,975
Population in Households 2,907
Population in Familes 2,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density2 1,800
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $43,725
Average Household Income $52,400
Per Capita Income $23,664


Total Housing Units 1,540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 974 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $75,375
Average Home Value $91,863


Total Households 1,335
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 804
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.85% -1.26%
Households -0.75% -1.2%
Families -0.9% -1.35%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

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, 2018 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 # 437 68th
Population Density # 341 75th
Diversity Index # 611 56th
Median Household Income # 1098 20th
Per Capita Income # 1061 23rd

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