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 Rushford Village (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 601 688 705 714 807 +93 +13.03
Land Area (sq. mile) 33.00 33.41 33.52 33.41 33.41 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 18.21 20.59 21.03 21.37 24.15 +2.78 +13.03
Housing Units 196 236 237 279 325 +46 +16.49
Households -- 224 219 264 305 +41 +15.53
Persons Per Household -- 3.07 2.77 2.70 2.65 -0.05 -1.85


Rushford Village is a city in Fillmore County Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 33.7 square miles (87.2 kmē), of which, 33.4 square miles (86.5 kmē) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 kmē) of it (0.71%) is water. The elevation is 741 ft (226 m) above sea level.

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As of the census of 2000, there were 714 people, 264 households, and 214 families residing in the city. The population density was 21.4 people per square mile (8.3/kmē). There were 279 housing units at an average density of 8.4/sq mi (3.2/kmē). The racial makeup of the city was 99.02% White, 0.28% African American, 0.28% Asian, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.14% of the population.

There were 264 households out of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.9% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $50,156. Males had a median income of $36,000 versus $20,673 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,042. About 5.1% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.

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RUSHFORD, settled in July 1853, organized May 11, 1858, was named on Christmas Day, 1854, by unanimous vote of the pioneer settlers, taking the name from Rush Creek here tributary to the Root River. The men and women so voting numbered nine, these being all the settlers at that date. "Rush creek was so called on account of the tall rushes that grew along its banks, where cattle and ponies could obtain a subsistence all winter." The city of Rushford, sections 11-14, founded in 1854, was named at the same time with the township. It was incorporated as a city on March 3, 1868, and often was called "the Trail City, on account of the intersection of several Indian foot paths." It has had a post office since 1856 and had a station of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad.

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Rushford Village City Hall
43038 State Hwy 30W
Rushford Village, MN 55971-5167
Phone: (507) 864-7974
Mayor Gordon Johnson
45739 N Money Creek
Rushford Village, MN 55971
(507) 864-2345
City Administrator Judy A Graham
28925 County Road 25 S
Rushford Village, MN 55962
(507) 875-2253
Clerk/Treasurer Joyce Iverson
28925 County Road 25 S
Rushford Village, MN 55962
(507) 875-2253
Council Member Roger Ekern
29083 Ekern Road
Rushford Village, MN 55971
(507) 864-7622
Council Member Dennis Overland
30269 Main Street
Rushford Village, MN 55971
(507) 864-2433
Council Member Dale Schwanke
28821 County Road 25 S
Rushford Village, MN 55962
(507) 875-2475
Council Member Elizabeth Atkinson
29398 Desoto Road
Rushford Village, MN 55962
(507) 875-2377

Post Office:  
US Post Office
501 S Mill Street
Rushford, MN
(507) 864-7169
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday           10:00 am - 11:45 am
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:00 pm
Saturday                10:30 am

Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Tri-County Electric Co-op (800) 432-2285
Natural Gas Peoples Natural Gas (800) 891-0890
Wastewater Rushford Village Municipal (507) 864-7974
Water Rushford Village Municipal (507) 864-7974
Telephone Ace Communications Group (507) 896-3192
Cable TV Ace Communications Group (507) 896-3192

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Tri-County Electric Electric Bulk Power Transmission & Control 58
United Packaging Lumber, Plywood, Millwork, & Wood Panel Merch. Whole. 15
Norman's Electric Service Electrical Apparatus & Equip., Wiring Supplies, & Related Equip. 14
Brown's Tire & Battery Automotive Repair & Maintenance 10
Connaughty Sales Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing 10
Jim's Building Center Building Material & Supplies Dealers 6
Norstad Construction Foundation, Structure & Bldg. Exterior Contractors 6
Peterson State Fish Hatchery Animal Aquaculture 6
Selectus Natural Gas Natural Gas Distribution 6
Hi Tec Sales/Service & Heavy Equipment Automobile Dealers 5


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