Rushville, Nebraska facts for kids
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Downtown Rushville: west side of north Main Street
Location of Rushville within county and state
|• Total||1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)|
|• Land||1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||3,740 ft (1,140 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||764.35/sq mi (295.03/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0832788|
Rushville was named from Rush Creek. In the Lakota language, Rushville is known as Owátȟokšu or Iwátȟokšu Otȟúŋwahe, meaning "Place where things are transported" or "Transportation City".
Rushville was platted in 1885 when the Fremont, Elkhorn, and Missouri Valley Railway was extended to that point. Rushville was incorporated in October 1885.
Rushville is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), all of it land.(42.717209, -102.460350). According to the
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 890 people, 399 households, and 226 families living in the city. The population density was 773.9 inhabitants per square mile (298.8/km2). There were 498 housing units at an average density of 433.0 per square mile (167.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 73.8% White, 0.6% African American, 21.9% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.1% of the population.
There were 399 households, of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.4% were non-families. 40.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.96.
The median age in the city was 39.3 years. 28.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 43.8% male and 56.2% female.
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