Rushsylvania, Ohio

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Rushsylvania, Ohio

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 6% Rushsylvania Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Rushsylvania, Ohio

Comparing Rushsylvania to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Rushsylvania Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles N of Springfield, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio
County Logan
Standard Zip Codes 43347
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.461
Longitude -83.67

Rushsylvania Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station KENTON
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station IRWIN
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
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Rushsylvania Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 543 100%
Male 272 50.1%
Female 271 49.9%
Under 18 158 29.1%
18+ 385 70.9%
65+ 64 11.8%
Median Age 33.3
Average Family Size 3.13
White 531 97.8%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Rushsylvania Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 529
Growth -14
Growth % -2.6%

Rushsylvania 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 34.5%
German 22.7%
Irish 13.2%
English 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Polish 2%
Scottish 1.6%
Welsh 1%
Portuguese 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
British 0.7%
Slovak 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rushsylvania 543 $45,469
Belle Center 807 $48,594
Bellefontaine 13,069 $42,126
Huntsville 454 $44,306
Ridgeway 354 $46,250
West Mansfield 700 $51,544
Zanesfield 220 $57,500
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