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Rushville is a city in Schuyler County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Dr. William Rush, Philadelphia physician
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Rushville. For links to other places called Rushville, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Rushville is 40.121N. The longitude is -90.563W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,144.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,450
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rushville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Beardstown
· Rushton
Well-known residents have included:
· Edward W. Scripps, newspaper publisher
Local festivals include:
  • Schuyler County Fair - June 29-July 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rushville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rushville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schuyler County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62681 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Rushville residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rushville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rushville was $16,180, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Rushville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rushville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $599.


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Libraries in Rushville include Rushville Public Library ... View libraries

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Schuyler County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rushville political report.

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The average commute time for Rushville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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