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Ruston at a Glance

Ruston has a total population of 20,546, of which 4,265 are children under the age of 18 and 2,326 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 24.0.

Total Population:
20,546
Median Age:
24.0
Males:
9,896 (48.2%)
Female:
10,650 (51.8%)
Children (0-17):
4,265 (20.8%)
Adults (18-64):
13,955 (67.9%)
Seniors (65+):
2,326 (11.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ruston
Married:
6,827 (33.2%)
Divorced:
975 (4.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ruston
Hispanic Ethnicity:
266 (1.29%)
White:
11,699 (56.94%)
African American:
7,997 (38.92%)
Asian:
496 (2.41%)
Pacific Islander:
5 (0.02%)
Indian:
34 (0.17%)
Other:
130 (0.63%)
Two or More:
185 (0.90%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ruston

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.24, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.24 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
158
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
6
Medical Suppliers:
19
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $37,394 while the median household income is $23,001. Roughly 28.03% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$37,394
Household Income:
$23,001
In Poverty:
28.03%

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