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Rush County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2014: 16,892 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 18,261 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,262
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,688
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,131
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,817 (it was 1,792 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

30%

Land area: 408 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rush County: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (37.1%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 63%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Rush County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Indiana median age:  37.0 years
Males: 8,330  (49.3%)
Females: 8,562  (50.7%)
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Rush County,IN real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rush County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,694 ($38,152 in 1999)

This county:

$46694
Indiana:

$47529

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $535)
This county:

$450
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,188 (it was $86,100 in 2000)
Rush:

$104,188
Indiana:

$122,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,434 - $156,848
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $958
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $381

Institutionalized population: 172
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $718 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $695 (0.8%)

Rush County household income distribution in 2009 Rush County home values distribution Rush County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.4%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 52.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.3% for other race residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Rush County:

16.0%
Indiana:

15.9%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 54.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.1% for other race residents, 35.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 60 years old, American Indian residents: 47 years old, Asian residents: 15 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 15 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rush County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $548 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $657 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rushville, Carthage, Milroy, Arlington, Richland, Glenwood, Manilla.

Rush County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Clinton County, Ohio , Chester County, Pennsylvania , Denver County, Colorado , Morgan County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 450
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 55 (53% naturalized citizens)

Rush County:

0.3%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 18
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 8
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 20

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 49.9%

Rush County marital status for males Rush County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,030
  • One, attached: 84
  • Two: 265
  • 3 or 4: 159
  • 5 to 9: 162
  • 10 to 19: 68
  • 20 or more: 76
  • Mobile homes: 485
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Rush County with a mortgage: 2,506 (313 second mortgage, 272 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,254

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

70.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rush County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,93830
Mainline Protestant2,88815
Catholic1,6401
Other21
None8,924-
Rush County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Rush County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Rush County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rush County:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Rush County:

29.2%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Rush County:

Average size of farms: 369 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $111,101
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $225.30
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $97,343
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,169
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 16.54%
Corn for grain: 94204 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4232 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 94042 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Rush County-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 152.7 miles away from Rush County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 128.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from Rush County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indianaevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 6, 2008, MMajor Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1795): September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1766): June 8, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IndianaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3238): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IndianaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 1, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1573): January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • IndianaSnow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3197): January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • IndianaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1433): September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • IndianaWinter Storm, Incident Period: January 1, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared (EM-3135): January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IndianaIndiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 11, 1998 to July 7, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1234): July 22, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IndianaBlizzard of 96, Incident Period: January 6, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1109): April 2, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1109, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • IndianaFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 1990 to January 22, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-891): January 5, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-891, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rush County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Japan (25%)
  • Germany (22%)
  • Korea (16%)
  • Italy (15%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • Mexico (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rush County (%):

  • United States or American (33%)
  • German (28%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Rush County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,762 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 1,112 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 63 (1%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 191 (2%)
  • Other means: 27 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 496 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Rush County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 210 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Rush County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,945.

5.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Indiana average:

5.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.90% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($25,466 average AGI)
0.60% relocated from other states ($5,469 average AGI)
Rush County:

0.60%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, IN  0.85% ($23,211 average AGI)
from Henry County, IN  0.58% ($28,487)
from Marion County, IN  0.55% ($34,514)
from Decatur County, IN  0.54% ($31,111)
from Fayette County, IN  0.51% ($26,824)
from Hancock County, IN  0.39% ($36,500)
from Franklin County, IN  0.31% ($17,429)


5.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Indiana average:

5.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.84% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($23,884 average AGI)
1.09% relocated to other states ($5,668 average AGI)
Rush County:

1.09%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, IN  0.83% ($30,714 average AGI)
to Henry County, IN  0.66% ($23,795)
to Marion County, IN  0.57% ($31,447)
to Decatur County, IN  0.54% ($28,194)
to Hancock County, IN  0.49% ($34,273)
to Fayette County, IN  0.36% ($24,042)
to Franklin County, IN  0.16% ($31,273)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Rush County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Rush County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rush County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rush County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rush County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,068 (2,638 aged, 430 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 329 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Rush County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (253)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (241)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (235)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (182)
  • Congestive heart failure (113)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (93)
  • Unspecified dementia (73)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (63)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (58)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3644.330
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 138.670
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46233.64

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1150.200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1021.150
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16.39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67.33

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.61

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,214
  • In family households: 14,881 (3,632 male householders, 1,171 female householders)
    3,718 spouses, 5,023 children (4,506 natural, 161 adopted, 356 stepchildren), 426 grandchildren, 98 brothers or sisters, 87 parents, 112 other relatives, 519 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,333 (977 male householders (768 living alone)), 987 female householders (890 living alone)), 369 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 178 (172 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,243 2-persons, 1,010 3-persons, 866 4-persons, 415 5-persons, 160 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,658 1-person, 261 2-persons, 30 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,710 married couples with children.
816 single-parent households (228 men, 588 women).

97.1% of residents of Rush County speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (96% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 54% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $91,174,000 ($5057 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,100,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,315,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,280,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,826,000
Federal grants: $17,902,000
Federal procurement contracts: $779,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,073,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,867,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,183,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,026,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,240
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 932
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +16
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -736
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rush County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.08 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 63
  • 2000 to 2004: 551
  • 1990 to 1999: 712
  • 1980 to 1989: 481
  • 1970 to 1979: 778
  • 1960 to 1969: 637
  • 1950 to 1959: 804
  • 1940 to 1949: 507
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,881
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rush County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 22
  • 3 rooms: 84
  • 4 rooms: 368
  • 5 rooms: 1,342
  • 6 rooms: 1,159
  • 7 rooms: 907
  • 8 rooms: 600
  • 9+ rooms: 649
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 85
  • 3 rooms: 292
  • 4 rooms: 392
  • 5 rooms: 324
  • 6 rooms: 282
  • 7 rooms: 189
  • 8 rooms: 129
  • 9+ rooms: 93
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rush County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 193
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,185
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,731
  • 4 bedrooms: 815
  • 5+ bedrooms: 207
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 381
  • 2 bedrooms: 724
  • 3 bedrooms: 498
  • 4 bedrooms: 135
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Rush County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 241
  • 1 vehicle: 1,222
  • 2 vehicles: 2,150
  • 3 vehicles: 1,014
  • 4 vehicles: 299
  • 5+ vehicles: 205
  • no vehicle: 197
  • 1 vehicle: 815
  • 2 vehicles: 531
  • 3 vehicles: 190
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5+ vehicles: 15

60% of Rush County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Indiana.

Rush County:

59.8%
State average:

55.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 15279
  • Northeast: 127
  • Midwest: 1019
  • South: 1368
  • West: 355

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $59,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rush County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (40.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.5%)
  • Electricity (16.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.9%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (44.8%)
  • Electricity (24.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.3%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 195
Here:

8.8%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 69
Here:

16.5%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Rush County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,101,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $11,099,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,674,000
    Regular Highways: $1,495,000
    General - Other: $1,343,000
    Welfare - Other: $868,000
    Corrections - Other: $750,000
    Financial Administration: $695,000
    Police Protection: $682,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $652,000
    Health Services - Other: $423,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $189,000
    Fire Protection: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,144,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $138,000
    General - Other: $27,000
    Judicial: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Health - Other: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Central Staff: $4,000
    Fire Protection: $2,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,983,000

Rush County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $12,846,000
    All Other: $189,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $619,000
    Public Welfare: $61,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,934,000
    Interest Earnings: $382,000
    Rents: $24,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,064,000
    General Support: $745,000
    All Other: $217,000
    Public Welfare: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,008,000
    Individual Income: $1,611,000
    NEC: $32,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $0

Rush County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $506,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $222,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $284,000

Rush County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,733,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 238
  • Number of aged recipients: 21
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 217
  • Number of recipients under 18: 34
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 169
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 35
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 92
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 103
Rush County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Rush County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Rush County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14580.6 years
William13974.2 years
John12275.8 years
Robert10773.6 years
James10672.4 years
Charles10575.0 years
Ruth6280.1 years
Helen5879.6 years
George5676.6 years
Dorothy4476.8 years
Most common last names in Rush County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5578.6 years
Wilson5275.7 years
Miller5180.7 years
Brown5179.0 years
Moore4776.2 years
Jones4478.8 years
Johnson3978.3 years
Stevens3575.6 years
Clark3473.8 years
Alexander2779.6 years
Businesses in Rush County, IN
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Comfort Inn1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Kroger1