Rushville, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rushville, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Town of Rushville had a population of 298 as of July 1, 2017. Rushville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rushville is located at latitude 39.5873 and longitude -95.0243 in Buchanan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rushville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buchanan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Town of Rushville (GNIS ID: 2396893) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 Town of Rushville is located within Township of Rush, a minor civil division (MCD) of Buchanan 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rushville: Columbus.

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Rushville, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 298
Daytime Population: Workers 56
Daytime Population: Residents 147
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,542
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $55,127
Average Household Income $67,652
Per Capita Income $25,267


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $161,080


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% -0.13%
Households 0.12% -0.18%
Families 0.85% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Rushville, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rushville to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 629 39th
Population Density # 156 85th
Diversity Index # 607 41st
Median Household Income # 231 78th
Per Capita Income # 326 69th

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