Rush County, Kansas

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Rush County (standard abbreviation: RH) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 3,551. The largest city and county seat is La Crosse.

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Law and government

Rush County was a prohibition, or "dry", county until the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 and voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 718 square miles (1,861 km²), of which, 718 square miles (1,860 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.03%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,551 people, 1,548 households, and 1,013 families residing in the county. The population density was 5 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 1,928 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.45% White, 0.31% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. 1.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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