Ruth, California Population 2024

151

Ruth is a city located in Trinity County California. Ruth has a 2024 population of 151. Ruth is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -29.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 213 in 2020.

The average household income in Ruth is $74,890 with a poverty rate of 17.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ruth is 70.2 years, 67 years for males, and 70.7 years for females.

Ruth Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
38.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-29.11% (-62)
The current population of Ruth, California is 151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 213.

Ruth, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White151100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Ruth Population by Race

Ruth Population Pyramid 2024

Ruth Median Age

70.2

Total

67

Male

70.7

Female

Ruth Adults

There are 151 adults, (129 of whom are seniors) in Ruth.

Ruth Age Dependency

586.4

Age Dependency Ratio

586.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruth Sex Ratio

Female6341.72%
Male8858.28%

Ruth Population by Age

Ruth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All722.193.16.9
Married422.211000
Non Family301.9383.316.7
Male000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.21

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

93.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ruth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ruth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ruth Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.53%.

Ruth Educational Attainment by Race

Ruth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ruth Language

100% of Ruth residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Ruth Language

Ruth Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1512717.88%
showing: 1 rows

17.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.27%

Male Poverty Rate

4.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruth is White, with 17.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruth is White, with 17.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25%.

Ruth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Some College45.28%
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Ruth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ruth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ruth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

65.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ruth 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 55-64.

Ruth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ruth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ruth Veterans by War

count

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Ruth Veterans by Age

count

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Ruth Veterans by Race

Ruth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

18.5%

Labor Force Participation

18.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ruth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ruth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ruth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.58%

Born in Ruth

96.69%

Native Born

3.31%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.69% of Ruth residents were born in the United States, with 63.58% having been born in California. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ruth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024151
2023151
2022151-6-3.82%
2021157-56-26.29%
20202134325.29%
20191702517.24%
2018145-69-32.24%
20172143016.3%
20161847670.37%
2015108-56-34.15%
2014164
20131646057.69%
2012104-40-27.78%
2011144-51-26.15%
2010195
showing: 15 rows

Ruth Population by Year