ruston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 310 3.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,102 24.1 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,922 22.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,512 28.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,886 21.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 7,658 87.7 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,798 43.5 % 43.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 22,185 - -
19 years old and under 6,123 27.6 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 10,685 48.2 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 2,982 13.4 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 2,395 10.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 20,033 99.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 102 0.5 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 104 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,147 58.1 % 33.5 %
Married 2,584 29.2 % 50.5 %
Separated 206 2.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 917 10.4 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,172 - -
Occupied Housing Units 8,224 89.7 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 948 10.3 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 5,326 58.1 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 86 0.9 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,252 13.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 528 5.8 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 655 7.1 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 309 3.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 658 7.2 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 328 3.6 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 30 0.3 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,423 15.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,263 13.8 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,867 20.4 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,218 13.3 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,596 17.4 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 164 1.8 % 13.0 %
Electric 3,521 38.4 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 4,556 49.7 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 66 0.7 % 4.1 %
Other Fuel 21 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 60 0.7 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 11,248 51.5 % 75.5 %
African-American 9,909 45.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 33 0.2 % 0.8 %
Asian 580 2.7 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 91 0.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 28,560 55,775
Median Family Income 44,587 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 16,859 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 46.43 %
  • Temperature 61.93 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.67 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 14.1
    [CDD] 0.52
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