For population 25 years and over in Rush Center:
For population 15 years and over in Rush Center city:
5 residents are foreign born (4.2% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,042 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (120.2 miles , pop. 344,284).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (416.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: La Crosse, KS (2.2 miles ), Bison, KS (2.7 miles ), Timken, KS (2.7 miles) , Alexander, KS (3.6 miles) , Liebenthal, KS (3.6 miles) , Otis, KS (3.9 miles ), Albert, KS (4.0 miles) , McCracken, KS (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 38.46 N, Longitude: 99.31 W
Area code: 785
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-1.7%).
Average climate in Rush Center, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rush Center-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/30/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Rush Center city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rush Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1992 at 02:56:40, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from Rush Center center
On 1/7/1999 at 05:16:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/1/2002 at 11:08:56, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from Rush Center center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rush County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rush Center:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rush Center:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.5%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rush Center compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rush Center city (based on Rush County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Rush Center government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Rush Center government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Rush Center government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,912 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,735 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Rush Center:
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TV broadcast stations around Rush Center:
Rush Center fatal accident list:
Jul 15, 1984 04:30 PM, 183, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $241,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,210
Total average daily truck traffic: 645
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 4,317
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rush Center)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rush Center, KS