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 178 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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Rush Center, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 178
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 107
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 198
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 178
Population in Familes 140
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 459
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $54,545
Average Household Income $68,652
Per Capita Income $32,333


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $71,053
Average Home Value $117,014


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.0%
Households 0.65% 0.0%
Families 1.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

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, 2017 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 # 458 32nd
Population Density # 499 26th
Diversity Index # 405 40th
Median Household Income # 208 69th
Per Capita Income # 69 90th

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