Rushville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 6,008 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rushville is the 102nd largest community in Indiana. Rushville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rushville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.44% of the Rushville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rushville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rushville who work in office and administrative support (10.90%), sales jobs (10.38%), and management occupations (7.56%).
As is often the case in a small city, Rushville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Rushville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.41% of adults in Rushville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rushville in 2018 was $22,999, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,996 for a family of four. However, Rushville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rushville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rushville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rushville include German, Irish, English, European, and French.
The most common language spoken in Rushville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.