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Rush, New York

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Rush is a town located in Monroe County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,603.

The Town of Rush is in the southwest part of the county.

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History

The Town of Rush was established in 1818.

Geography

The south and west town lines are the border of Livingston County, New York. Interstate Highway 390 passes through the town.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 79.5 km² (30.7 mi²). 79.0 km² (30.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.55% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,603 people, 1,268 households, and 995 families residing in the town. The population density is 45.6/km² (118.1/mi²). There are 1,300 housing units at an average density of 16.5/km² (42.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 92.62% White, 4.94% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.83% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 1.97% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,268 households out of which 32.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% are married couples living together, 6.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% are non-families. 15.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 2.94.

In the town the population is spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 119.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $67,632, and the median income for a family is $73,269. Males have a median income of $48,802 versus $39,357 for females. The per capita income for the town is $27,174. 0.5% of the population and 0.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.5% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Communities and locations in Rush

  • Five Points -- A hamlet in the southwest part of the town.
  • Golah -- A hamlet in the west part of the town.
  • Industry -- A hamlet west of North Rush on Route 251.
  • Manns Corner -- A hamlet east of North Rush on Route 251.
  • Meadow Woods -- A hamlet in the southwest part of the town.
  • North Rush -- A hamlet in the northwest part of the town on Route 251.
  • Rush -- The hamlet of Rush in the northeast part of the town.
  • West Rush -- A hamlet in the western part of the town, west of the interstate.

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