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Rushmere, Virginia - Basic Facts

Rushmere is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rushmere Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Isle of Wight County at latitude 37.0668 and longitude -76.6763. Isle of Wight County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Rushmere Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 8.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles.

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

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Also See: Smithfield, VA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Rushmere, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rushmere to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 355 40th
Population Density1 # 524 12th
Diversity Index2 # 224 62nd
Median Household Income # 231 61st
Per Capita Income # 242 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Rushmere, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,053
Population in Households 1,053
Population in Familes 887
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 128
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 431
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $190,948
Average Home Value $236,204
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,531
Average Household Income $64,765
Per Capita Income $26,401
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 0.8%
Households 1.01% 0.82%
Families 1.35% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

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