Rush Center, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rush Center, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Rush Center had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2016. Rush Center ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rush Center is located at latitude 38.4648 and longitude -99.3108 in Rush County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rush Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rush County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,995 feet.

The City of Rush Center (GNIS ID: 2396448) 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 City of Rush Center is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rush County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rush Center population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rush Center: Rush Centre, Rushcenter, Walnut City.

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Rush Center, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 159
Population in Households 159
Population in Familes 125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 410
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 94 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $67,308
Average Home Value $114,286


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $63,070
Per Capita Income $29,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.06% -0.64%
Households -0.99% -0.52%
Families 0.0% -0.81%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rush Center, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rush Center to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 485 28th
Population Density1 # 519 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 349 48th
Median Household Income # 295 55th
Per Capita Income # 101 85th

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