Rushville, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rushville, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Rushville had a population of 894 as of July 1, 2016. Rushville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rushville is located at latitude 42.7134 and longitude -102.4666 in Sheridan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rushville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,740 feet.

The City of Rushville (GNIS ID: 2396454) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves 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 , a minor civil division (MCD) of Sheridan 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, 2016.

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Rushville, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 894
Population in Households 887
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 777
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 402
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $49,174
Average Home Value $63,761


Median Household Income $30,380
Average Household Income $45,709
Per Capita Income $20,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.13%
Households 0.12% -0.1%
Families 0.49% -0.17%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rushville, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rushville to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 130 78th
Population Density1 # 314 46th
Diversity Index2 # 30 95th
Median Household Income # 572 2nd
Per Capita Income # 556 4th

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