Rushville, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rushville, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Rushville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sheridan County at latitude 42.7134 and longitude -102.4666. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,740 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rushville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rushville, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rushville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Rushville, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 882
Population in Households 874
Population in Familes 666
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 767
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 402
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 242 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 97 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $74,457
Average Home Value $90,779


Median Household Income $27,299
Average Household Income $39,330
Per Capita Income $18,060
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.67%
Households 0.18% -0.5%
Families 0.72% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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, 2014 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 # 133 77th
Population Density1 # 320 45th
Diversity Index2 # 29 95th
Median Household Income # 574 1st
Per Capita Income # 559 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.