ruston Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 299 3.6 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 2,161 26.4 % 32.2 %
Some College 1,750 21.4 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,168 26.5 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,815 22.2 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 7,169 87.5 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,416 41.7 % 41.7 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 22,245 - -
19 years old and under 5,920 26.6 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 11,271 50.7 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 2,839 12.8 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 2,215 10.0 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 20,308 98.8 % 84.4 %
Spanish 160 0.8 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 92 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,621 62.1 % 33.6 %
Married 2,431 26.8 % 50.4 %
Separated 212 2.3 % 2.5 %
Divorced 791 8.7 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 8,924 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,806 87.5 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,118 12.5 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 4,846 54.3 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 84 0.9 % 5.9 %
2-Units 1,224 13.7 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 666 7.5 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 701 7.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 357 4.0 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 586 6.6 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 431 4.8 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 29 0.3 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,702 19.1 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,380 15.5 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,541 17.3 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,065 11.9 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,461 16.4 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 139 1.6 % 12.8 %
Electric 3,494 39.2 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 22 0.2 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 4,150 46.5 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 49 0.5 % 4.1 %
Wood 12 0.1 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 20 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 59 0.7 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 10,681 48.8 % 75.1 %
African-American 10,425 47.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 31 0.1 % 0.9 %
Asian 579 2.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 190 0.9 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 26,637 57,617
Median Family Income 44,617 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 16,157 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 66.67 %
  • Temperature 88.78 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.64 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 12.9

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com