Ruston is a city located in Lincoln Parish Louisiana. Ruston has a 2020 population of 21,332. Ruston is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -2.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,925 in 2010.
The average household income in Ruston is $48,052 with a poverty rate of 41.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $744 per month, and the median house value is $169,600. The median age in Ruston is 23.7 years, 23.4 years for males, and 24 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rustonwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.56%.
93.86% of Ruston residents speak only English, while 6.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.88% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruston is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruston is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 60.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.90%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ruston
95.19% of Ruston residents were born in the United States, with 69.83% having been born in Louisiana. 3.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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