Rushmere, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Rushmere, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Rushmere Census Designated Place had a population of 1,081 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Rushmere, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,081
Population in Households 1,081
Population in Familes 915
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 131
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $64,305
Average Household Income $75,733
Per Capita Income $30,562


Total Housing Units 564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $254,310
Average Home Value $298,385


Total Households 436
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 309
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 0.91%
Households 0.66% 0.86%
Families 0.77% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.93%

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, 2018 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 Density # 521 12th
Diversity Index # 237 60th
Median Household Income # 200 66th
Per Capita Income # 224 62nd

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