Rush Center, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Rush Center, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rush Center had a population of 166 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Rush Center, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 166
Population in Households 166
Population in Familes 131
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 428
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $51,697
Average Household Income $64,857
Per Capita Income $30,148


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $70,833
Average Home Value $115,299


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.29% -0.73%
Households -0.3% -0.75%
Families 0.24% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

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, 2018 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 # 469 31st
Population Density # 508 24th
Diversity Index # 347 48th
Median Household Income # 278 59th
Per Capita Income # 113 83rd

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