In 2017, Ruston, LA had a population of 47.5k people with a median age of 27.6 and a median household income of $34,424. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ruston, LA grew from 47,480 to 47,536, a 0.118% increase and its median household income declined from $34,527 to $34,424, a -0.298% decrease.
The population of Ruston, LA is 53.2% White Alone, 40.4% Black or African American Alone, and 2.92% Hispanic or Latino. 5.25% of the people in Ruston, LA speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Ruston, LA is $145,900, and the homeownership rate is 54.5%. Most people in Ruston, LA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Ruston, LA is 2 cars per household.
Ruston, LA borders Monroe, LA.