Rushmore, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Rushmore, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Rushmore had a population of 335 as of July 1, 2018. Rushmore ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rushmore is located at latitude 43.6197 and longitude -95.799 in Nobles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rushmore (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nobles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,660 feet.

The City of Rushmore (GNIS ID: 2396451) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rushmore: City of Rushmore.

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Rushmore, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 335
Population in Households 335
Population in Familes 272
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,326
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $53,806
Average Household Income $86,385
Per Capita Income $35,520


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $119,271
Average Home Value $163,780


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 102
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 -0.25% -0.12%
Households -0.24% -0.13%
Families 1.95% -0.2%
Median Household Income   4.15%
Per Capita Income   4.56%

Rushmore, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rushmore to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 598 34th
Population Density # 174 81st
Diversity Index # 122 87th
Median Household Income # 523 42nd
Per Capita Income # 176 81st

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