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Rush County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2021: 16,841 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rush County: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (25.5%), Educational, health and social services (19.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Rush County, IN (2021)
    • 15,79194.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5373.2%Two or more races
    • 3221.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 920.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 190.1%Some other race alone
    • 150.09%Asian alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Indiana median age:

38.2 years
Males: 8,473  (50.3%)
Females: 8,368  (49.7%)
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Average household size:
Rush County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $59,646 ($38,152 in 1999)
This county:

$59,646
Indiana:

$62,743

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $571 (lower quartile is $455, upper quartile is $657)
This county:

$571
State:

$730


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $143,618 (it was $86,100 in 2000)
Rush:

$143,618
Indiana:

$182,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,801 - $239,906
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,086
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $390

Institutionalized population: 172

Crime in 2012 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2011 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 77
  • Thefts: 162
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 23 buildings, average cost: $288,200
  • 2020: 14 buildings, average cost: $315,500
  • 2019: 17 buildings, average cost: $261,900
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $185,100
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $153,400
  • 2004: 48 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2001: 52 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2000: 75 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 1999: 55 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 1997: 64 buildings, average cost: $97,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Rush, IN residents
Average permit cost in Rush, IN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,014 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $775 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Rush, IN in 2021
Distribution of house value in Rush, IN in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rush, IN in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 11.1%
Rush County:

11.1%
Indiana:

12.2%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for other race residents, 3.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 42.4 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 43.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.9 years old, Black residents: 50.7 years old, American Indian residents: 43.2 years old, Asian residents: 3.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.3 years old, Other race residents: 22.5 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 March 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Indiana:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Rush, IN
County total employment by year in Rush, IN
County average yearly wages by year in Rush, IN

Current college students: 450
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 118 (41.4% naturalized citizens)

Rush County:

0.7%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 312010 or later
  • 762000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

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: 6,215
  • One, attached: 77
  • Two: 137
  • 3 or 4: 236
  • 5 to 9: 225
  • 10 to 19: 171
  • 20 to 49: 111
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 263

Housing units in Rush County with a mortgage: 2,851 (402 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 352 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 115

Here:

1.7% with mortgage
State:

96.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rush County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Indiana state average. It is 64% greater 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, 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 152.7 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) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from Rush 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 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:

  • Indiana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 31, 2020, FEMA Id: 4515, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to October 06, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1795: September 23, 2008, FEMA Id: 1795, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1766: June 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1766, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Emergency Declared EM-3197: January 11, 2005, FEMA Id: 3197, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: September 20, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1433: September 25, 2002, FEMA Id: 1433, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 11, 1998 to July 07, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1234: July 22, 1998, FEMA Id: 1234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Blizzard of 96, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1109: April 02, 1996, FEMA Id: 1109, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rush County (13) is near the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Rush

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,592 (80.2%)
  • Carpooled: 317 (5.5%)
  • Bus: 14 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 59 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 129 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 580 (10.1%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • Germany (26%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • England (4%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rush County


  • American (21%)
  • English (18%)
  • German (18%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $58,615.

6.42% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($43,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Indiana average:

6.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.62% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($37,325 average AGI)
0.80% relocated from other states ($5,787 average AGI)
Rush County:

0.80%
Indiana average:

2.58%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Shelby County, IN  0.95% ($47,391 average AGI)
from Marion County, IN  0.72% ($42,521)
from Decatur County, IN  0.69% ($41,870)
from Hancock County, IN  0.61% ($44,805)
from Henry County, IN  0.55% ($39,108)
from Fayette County, IN  0.49% ($33,485)


6.25% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($39,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Indiana average:

6.55%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.55% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($35,387 average AGI)
0.70% relocated to other states ($4,439 average AGI)
Rush County:

0.70%
Indiana average:

2.46%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Shelby County, IN  1.04% ($36,357 average AGI)
to Fayette County, IN  0.70% ($33,638)
to Henry County, IN  0.66% ($43,318)
to Decatur County, IN  0.63% ($43,190)
to Marion County, IN  0.46% ($32,129)
to Hancock County, IN  0.45% ($43,967)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Rush County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rush County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rush County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rush County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rush County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rush County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Rush County, Indiana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (298)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (285)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (259)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (219)
  • Congestive heart failure (39)
  • Unspecified dementia (22)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (20)
  • Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified (12)

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: 3,644
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 139
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,234

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,150
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,021
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,841
  • Male householders: 3,613 (863 living alone), Female householders: 3,161 (934 living alone)
  • 3,467 spouses (3,457 opposite-sex spouses), 574 unmarried partners, (574 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,492 children (4,036 natural, 180 adopted, 276 stepchildren), 445 grandchildren, 87 brothers or sisters, 126 parents, 0 foster children, 289 other relatives, 387 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 192

Size of family households: 2,136 2-persons, 937 3-persons, 784 4-persons, 506 5-persons, 118 6-persons, 71 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,796 1-person, 369 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 12 5-persons.

2,663 married couples with children.
555 single-parent households (201 men, 354 women).

96.4% of residents of Rush speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $91,174,000 ($5,057 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:

6.9
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.4

Year house built in Rush County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Rush County, Indiana
  • 02020 or later
  • 1142010 to 2019
  • 5802000 to 2009
  • 6491990 to 1999
  • 5061980 to 1989
  • 6081970 to 1979
  • 5781960 to 1969
  • 7741950 to 1959
  • 5471940 to 1949
  • 2,9761939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rush County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rush County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rush County, Indiana
  • 71 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 2544 rooms
  • 8935 rooms
  • 7656 rooms
  • 1,1027 rooms
  • 8358 rooms
  • 9309+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rush County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rush County, Indiana
  • 1031 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 2563 rooms
  • 3084 rooms
  • 3705 rooms
  • 3436 rooms
  • 2027 rooms
  • 1218 rooms
  • 2369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rush County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rush County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rush County, Indiana
  • 7no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 8422 bedrooms
  • 2,7963 bedrooms
  • 9304 bedrooms
  • 1485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rush County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rush County, Indiana
  • 115no bedroom
  • 3921 bedroom
  • 5922 bedrooms
  • 6283 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rush County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rush County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rush County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 41no vehicle
  • 1,0581 vehicle
  • 2,1522 vehicles
  • 1,0703 vehicles
  • 2804 vehicles
  • 2015+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rush County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rush County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 197no vehicle
  • 9971 vehicle
  • 5462 vehicles
  • 1293 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles

91.7% of Rush County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Indiana.

Rush County:

91.7%
State average:

85.9%

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

  • This state: 14,621
  • Other state: 1,982
  • Northeast: 87
  • Midwest: 648
  • South: 937
  • West: 303
Year householders moved into unit in Rush County, IN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rush County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.7%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Electricity
  • 25.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 180
Here:

11.2%
Indiana:

17.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 112
Here:

10.7%
Indiana:

12.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 73
Here:

22.0%
Indiana:

23.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Rush County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,780,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,329,000
  • Charges - Other: $252,000
    Other: $219,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $809,000
    General - Other: $217,000
    General - Other: $161,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,081,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,969,000
    Regular Highways: $2,119,000
    General - Other: $1,870,000
    General - Other: $1,693,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Police Protection: $1,370,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,283,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,124,000
    Correctional Institutions: $903,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Health - Other: $398,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Financial Administration: $366,000
    Health - Other: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Corrections - Other: $218,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
    Sewerage: $54,000
    Sewerage: $50,000
    Electric Utilities: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $405,000
    General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Rents: $47,000
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $355,000
    Regular Highways: $249,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,109,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,117,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,474,000
    Other: $9,096,000
    Highways: $3,521,000
    Highways: $2,963,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,823,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,595,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,987,000
    Property: $21,247,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Other License: $40,000

Rush County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,780,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,329,000
  • Charges - Other: $252,000
    Other: $219,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $809,000
    General - Other: $217,000
    General - Other: $161,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,081,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,969,000
    Regular Highways: $2,119,000
    General - Other: $1,870,000
    General - Other: $1,693,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Police Protection: $1,370,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,283,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,124,000
    Correctional Institutions: $903,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Health - Other: $398,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Financial Administration: $366,000
    Health - Other: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Corrections - Other: $218,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
    Sewerage: $54,000
    Sewerage: $50,000
    Electric Utilities: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $405,000
    General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Rents: $47,000
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $355,000
    Regular Highways: $249,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,109,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,117,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,474,000
    Other: $9,096,000
    Highways: $3,521,000
    Highways: $2,963,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,823,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,595,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,987,000
    Property: $21,247,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Other License: $40,000

Rush County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,780,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,329,000
  • Charges - Other: $252,000
    Other: $219,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $809,000
    General - Other: $217,000
    General - Other: $161,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,081,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,969,000
    Regular Highways: $2,119,000
    General - Other: $1,870,000
    General - Other: $1,693,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Police Protection: $1,370,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,283,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,124,000
    Correctional Institutions: $903,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Health - Other: $398,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Financial Administration: $366,000
    Health - Other: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Corrections - Other: $218,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
    Sewerage: $54,000
    Sewerage: $50,000
    Electric Utilities: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $405,000
    General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Rents: $47,000
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $355,000
    Regular Highways: $249,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,109,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,117,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,474,000
    Other: $9,096,000
    Highways: $3,521,000
    Highways: $2,963,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,823,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,595,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,987,000
    Property: $21,247,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Other License: $40,000

Rush County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,780,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,329,000
  • Charges - Other: $252,000
    Other: $219,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
    Sewerage: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,327,000
    Regular Highways: $809,000
    General - Other: $217,000
    General - Other: $161,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,326,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,081,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,969,000
    Regular Highways: $2,119,000
    General - Other: $1,870,000
    General - Other: $1,693,000
    Police Protection: $1,416,000
    Police Protection: $1,370,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,283,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,164,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,124,000
    Correctional Institutions: $903,000
    Financial Administration: $458,000
    Health - Other: $398,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $387,000
    Financial Administration: $366,000
    Health - Other: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Corrections - Other: $218,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
    Sewerage: $54,000
    Sewerage: $50,000
    Electric Utilities: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $30,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,434,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,322,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,273,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,273,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $405,000
    General Revenue - Other: $129,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    Rents: $48,000
    Rents: $47,000
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $355,000
    Regular Highways: $249,000
    Police Protection: $99,000
    Central Staff Services: $65,000
    General - Other: $36,000
    Police Protection: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,109,000
    Cash and Securities: $10,117,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
    Cash and Securities: $5,273,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,474,000
    Other: $9,096,000
    Highways: $3,521,000
    Highways: $2,963,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,823,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,595,000
  • Tax - Property: $22,987,000
    Property: $21,247,000
    Other License: $43,000
    Other License: $40,000

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
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