Ruston, Washington Population 2021

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Ruston is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 851, it is the 210th largest city in Washington and the 11006th largest city in the United States. Ruston is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 13.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 749 in 2010. Ruston reached it's highest population of 851 in 2021. Spanning over 0 miles, Ruston has a population density of 3,330 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ruston is $135,335 with a poverty rate of 4.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,257 per month, and the median house value is $464,600. The median age in Ruston is 43.1 years, 43.3 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Ruston Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ruston was:

  • White: 89.27%
  • Asian: 4.24%
  • Two or more races: 4.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.78%
  • Black or African American: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Other race: 0.35%
The current population of Ruston, Washington is 851, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 842.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 749.

Ruston, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,03289.27%
Two or More Races494.24%
Asian494.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.78%
Black or African American70.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.52%
Some Other Race40.35%
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Ruston Population by Race

Ruston Population Pyramid 2021

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Ruston Median Age

43.1


Total

43.3


Male

42.9


Female

Ruston Adults

There are 917 adults, (199 of whom are seniors) in Ruston.

Ruston Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruston Sex Ratio

Female

609

52.68%

Male

547

47.32%

Ruston Population by Age

Ruston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ruston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
Female70.7%29.3%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family50.6%49.4%
Male48.5%51.5%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ruston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4902.3666.9
Married2462.9180.1
Non Family1701.3850.6
Female412.7670.7
Male332.7948.5

2.79

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Ruston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.32%
9th to 12th Grade273.24%
High School Graduate16619.90%
Some College18522.18%
Associates Degree586.95%
Bachelors Degree21325.54%
Graduate Degree17420.86%
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Ruston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ruston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White733700345
Asian32277
Hispanic292915
Multiple Races222211
Native American66
Islander663
Black666
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ruston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,208$70,469$56,786
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$53,977$63,250$37,500
Some College$57,031$63,438$54,500
Bachelors Degree$60,227$62,500$56,250
Graduate Degree$86,250$106,250$75,000

$63,208

Average Earnings

$70,469

Average Male

$56,786

Average Female

Ruston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ruston Language by Age

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Ruston Language

87.07% of Ruston residents speak only English, while 12.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.19% of the population.

Ruston Language

Ruston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White971414.22%
Hispanic64914.06%
Multiple4924.08%

4.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.53%

Male Poverty Rate

5.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruston is Hispanic, with 14.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruston is Multiple, with 4.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.20%.

Ruston Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School7.83%
Less Than High School5.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.17%
Some College3.29%

Ruston Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ruston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,833$135,335
Families$104,688$160,335
Married Families$128,214-
Non Families$65,417$86,376
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Income by Household Type

Ruston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruston Married by Age and Sex

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Ruston Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Ruston Marital Status by Race

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Ruston Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War19
World War II2
Korea

Ruston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
55 to 6423
35 to 5415
75+7
18 to 345

Ruston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White658.02%
2 or More922.50%
Hispanic49.76%
Other2100.00%
Indian233.33%
Black233.33%

Ruston Veterans by Race

Ruston Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruston Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ruston Employment by Age

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Ruston Employment by Race

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Ruston Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.42%

Born in Washington

92.99%

Native Born

7.01%

Foreign Born

1.38%

Non Citizen

5.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.99% of Ruston residents were born in the United States, with 52.42% having been born in Washington. 1.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ruston Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202185130.35%
202084830.36%
201984530.36%
2018842141.69%
2017828141.72%
2016814202.52%
201579481.02%
2014786253.29%
20137610.00%
201276120.26%
201175991.20%
20107500.00%

Ruston Population by Year