Ruston SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

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Ruston, Louisiana Info Snack

Ruston is a small city and the parish seat of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States. it is the largest city in the Eastern Ark-La-Tex region. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 21,859, reflecting an increase of 6.4 percent from the count of 20,546 counted in the 2000 Census. Ruston is near the eastern border of the Ark-La-Tex region and is the home of Louisiana Tech University. Its economy is therefore based on its college population. Ruston hosts the annual Peach Festival.
Population
22,055
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
40.9%
Median Home
$168,600
Median Income
$30,119
Median Rent
$704

Rankings for Ruston in Louisiana

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Map Of Ruston, LA

Population over time in Ruston

Year Population % Change
2017 22,055 -0.4%
2016 22,154 -0.4%
2015 22,245 0.3%
2014 22,185 0.2%
2013 22,149 0.5%
2012 22,033 1.0%
2011 21,805 0.5%
2010 21,702 0.6%
2009 21,578 -
Crime/100k Ruston LA USA
Violent Crime 368.1 537.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 11.4 5.0
Robbery 35.9 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 300.8 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 2819.4 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 588.1 668.1 376.0
Larceny 2195.4 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 35.9 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Ruston

White
45.5% (10,033)
African American
48.2% (10,623)
American Indian
0.1% (31)
Asian
2.8% (628)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (361)
Hispanic
1.7% (379)
Race Ruston LA USA
White 45.5% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 48.2% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 2.8% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.7% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Ruston, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
18.4% (404,994)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (177,712)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.3% (381,336)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.0% (353,172)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.8% (216,860)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.5% (276,285)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.0% (155,463)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.3% (139,973)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (38,021)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (61,678)
Income Ruston LA USA
Less than $10,000 18.4% 962.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 624.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.3% 1219.6% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.0% 1066.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.8% 1291.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.5% 1620.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.0% 1086.1% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.3% 1228.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 472.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 429.0% 697.9%

Gender in Ruston

Female
50.9% (11,223)
Male
49.1% (10,832)
Gender Ruston LA USA
Female 50.9% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ruston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (441)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (1,984)
High School / GED
23.0% (5,072)
Some College
18.0% (3,969)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,323)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (5,072)
Master's Degree
13.0% (2,867)
Professional Degree
2.0% (441)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (882)
Education Ruston LA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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