Ruston employment information

Income per capita$17,479$24,775$28,555
Median household income$29,560$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,115$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,118$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$15,898$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$12,005$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate7.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level38.4%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ruston is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ruston is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ruston is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ruston is 147% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Ruston median earnings by income bracket

Ruston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.4%0.2%
Manufacturing sector8.7%1.1%
Financial & insurance services4.6%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services14.4%11.3%
Public administration9.0%1.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%0.8%
Education, health & social services27.5%49.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Vienna, LA447$56,8186%
Choudrant, LA1,097$49,1078%
Quitman, LA156$45,00016%
Simsboro, LA1,217$42,58920%
Downsville, LA210$39,37526%
Ruston, LA22,149$29,56045%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
La Porte, IN22,153$37,22530%
Derry, NH22,129$57,3387%
South Elgin, IL22,126$86,60062%
Brent, FL22,175$35,12234%
South Holland, IL22,123$65,47822%
Ruston, LA22,149$29,56045%
Source: The Ruston, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.