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Rush County, Indiana Facts

Facts
State Indiana
Land area 408.1 square miles
Population Density 42.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,004
Population change -2.2%
Under 5 years of age 5.3%
Under 18 23.4%
65 and over 17%
Females 50.6%
White 97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 1%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.1%
Veterans 1,398
Households and Housing
Households 6,874
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.1%
Median household income $47,401
The per capita income $23,396
Live below the poverty line. 15.4%
housing units 7,450
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $104,700
Residents owning their homes. 71.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,605
Women-owned firms 24.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $113,360
Retail sales per capita $6,468
Manufacturers shipments $523,330
Merchant wholesaler sales $162,347