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Rush is a town in Monroe County, in the Rochester metro area.
Some say the community was named after the rushes growing along the creek; others that it was named after Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence
The latitude of Rush is 42.995N. The longitude is -77.645W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 561 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,603.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rush demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14543 ZIP code.
28% of Rush residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rush ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rush was $27,174, compared with $21,587 nationally.
44% of Rush residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rush, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $470. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,236.
Libraries in Rush include Rush Public Library ... View libraries
Monroe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rush political report.
The average commute time for Rush workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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