Ruth, Nevada Population 2024

145

Ruth is a city located in White Pine County Nevada. Ruth has a 2024 population of 145. Ruth is currently declining at a rate of -13.17% annually and its population has decreased by -38.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 235 in 2020.

The average household income in Ruth is $57,023 with a poverty rate of 20.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ruth is 67.4 years, 66.2 years for males, and 84.3 years for females.

Ruth Demographics

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

  • White: 97.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.65%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Nevada
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
419.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-38.3% (-90)
The current population of Ruth, Nevada is 145 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 235.

Ruth, Nevada Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18497.35%
Two or more races52.65%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ruth Population by Race

Ruth Population Pyramid 2024

Ruth Median Age

67.4

Total

66.2

Male

84.3

Female

Ruth Adults

There are 189 adults, (116 of whom are seniors) in Ruth.

Ruth Age Dependency

158.9

Age Dependency Ratio

158.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruth Sex Ratio

Female4925.93%
Male14074.07%

Ruth Population by Age

Ruth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1171.621000
Non Family6701000
Married502.441000
Male0000
Female0000

2.44

Average Family Size

1.62

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ruth Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade105.29%
Associates Degree52.65%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate14777.78%
Less Than 9th Grade126.35%
Some College157.94%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1841620
2+ Races550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 0%.

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 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Ruth Language

Ruth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1843820.65%

20.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.14%

Male Poverty Rate

0%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ruth is White, with 20.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruth is White, with 20.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.46%.

Ruth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College75%
High School15.65%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ruth Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ruth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$91,220$89,432
Households-$57,023
Married Families$91,220$-999,999,999
Non Families-$32,837

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ruth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

100.0%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ruth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ruth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ruth Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7420
18 to 347
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Ruth Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2211.96%
2+ Races5100%

Ruth Veterans by Race

Ruth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

55.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.9%

Labor Force Participation

31.7%

Employment Rate

27.7%

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

42.86%

Born in Ruth

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ruth residents were born in the United States, with 42.86% having been born in Nevada. 0% 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
2024145-22-13.17%
2023167-22-11.64%
2022189-22-10.43%
2021211-24-10.21%
202023510378.03%
2019132-10-7.04%
2018142-134-48.55%
2017276-123-30.83%
201639982.05%
2015391-109-21.8%
2014500-266-34.73%
2013766-50-6.13%
201281621736.23%
201159915936.14%
201044000%

Ruth Population by Year