ruston Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 363 4.2 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 2,079 23.9 % 32.8 %
Some College 1,774 20.4 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 2,774 31.9 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,693 19.5 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 7,572 87.2 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 3,855 44.4 % 44.4 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 22,149 - -
19 years old and under 6,042 27.3 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 10,843 49.0 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 2,852 12.9 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 2,412 10.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 19,877 98.2 % 84.8 %
Spanish 212 1.0 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 160 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 5,572 59.8 % 33.2 %
Married 2,543 27.3 % 50.6 %
Separated 206 2.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 990 10.6 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,096 - -
Occupied Housing Units 7,973 87.7 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,123 12.3 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 5,133 56.4 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 157 1.7 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,182 13.0 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 722 7.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 538 5.9 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 404 4.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 667 7.3 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 276 3.0 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 17 0.2 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 1,513 16.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,175 12.9 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,728 19.0 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,404 15.4 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,585 17.4 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 194 2.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 3,520 38.7 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 4,348 47.8 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 50 0.5 % 4.2 %
Other Fuel 18 0.2 % 0.4 %
None 37 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 10,919 50.0 % 75.7 %
African-American 9,917 45.4 % 13.1 %
Native American 68 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 689 3.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 252 1.2 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 29,560 53,657
Median Family Income 44,880 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 17,479 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 48.39 %
  • Temperature 58.27 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.18 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 17.95
    [CDD] 0.1
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