Rushmere, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rushmere, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Rushmere Census Designated Place had a population of 1,095 as of July 1, 2016. Rushmere ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rushmere is located at latitude 37.0714 and longitude -76.6708 in Isle of Wight County. The formal boundaries for the Rushmere Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Isle of Wight County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Rushmere Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389789) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rushmere population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rushmere: Fergusons Wharf, Fergussons Wharf, Fergusson's Wharf.

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Rushmere, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,095
Population in Households 1,095
Population in Familes 923
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 133
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 442
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 315
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 368 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $232,273
Average Home Value $268,256


Median Household Income $60,331
Average Household Income $71,577
Per Capita Income $28,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 1.23%
Households 1.09% 1.19%
Families 1.33% 1.18%
Median Household Income   0.07%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rushmere, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rushmere to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 353 41st
Population Density1 # 520 12th
Diversity Index2 # 231 62nd
Median Household Income # 202 66th
Per Capita Income # 219 63rd

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