Rush County is located in east-central Indiana. The County Seat is Rushville and the largest city is Rushville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.rushcounty.in.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,892 and the 2010 census population was 17,392. The land area is 408.12 square miles and there are 42.6 persons per square mile.
97.5% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.9% is two or more races. 87.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $104,700, there are 6,874 households, an average of 2.47 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,396, the median household income is $47,401, and 15.4% of the persons in Rush County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,605. Retail sales (in $1000) were $113,360, and sales per capita were $6,468. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.5%.
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