Rushville, Illinois

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Rushville, Illinois

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High Points

Rushville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 9% Rushville Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 10% Rushville Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Rushville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Rushville, Illinois

Comparing Rushville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 3
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6

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Rushville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles NW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Schuyler
Standard Zip Codes 62681
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.121
Longitude -90.563

Rushville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Rushville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,212 100%
Male 1,514 47.1%
Female 1,698 52.9%
Under 18 698 21.7%
18+ 2,514 78.3%
65+ 763 23.8%
Median Age 42
Average Family Size 2.78
White 3,184 99.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 7 0.2%
Mixed Race 13 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.5%

Estimated Rushville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,162
Growth -50
Growth % -1.6%

Rushville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34.2%
German 19.8%
English 13.1%
Irish 12.7%
Dutch 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
British 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
European 1.4%
Welsh 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Scottish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rushville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pleasant View (62681)
Ray (62681)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rushville 3,212 $38,125
Astoria 1,193 $31,940
Beardstown 5,766 $31,951
Browning 130 $50,625
Littleton 197 $47,875
Ripley 103 $39,375
Vermont 792 $33,646

Rushville Public Libraries

Rushville P.l.
Rushville, Illinois
(217) 322-3030
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Rushville Hospitals

(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
(217) 322-4321
Emergency Service: Yes

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Rushville High Schools (2004)

Serves 325 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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