Ruston, Louisiana 

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Population

22,154

+2.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$29,560

Median Home Price

$166,000

Best Places to Live in Ruston, Louisiana

October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Ruston, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

 $71,500 
1208 Oakdale St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1192 SqFt
 $229,000 
2307 Lily Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 2 | 2072 SqFt
 $247,500 
199 Cedar Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2244 SqFt

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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Louisiana
County: Lincoln County
Metro Area: Ruston Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Ruston
Zip Codes: 71270 71272


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Ruston is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ruston jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Ruston's cost of living is 17.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Ruston's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Ruston, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Lincoln parish voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Ruston's population is 22,154 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Ruston is $166,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Ruston public schools spend $12,595 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.4 students per teacher in Ruston. More Education



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Housing Market in Ruston

It's a good time to buy in Ruston. Home Appreciation is up 3.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Ruston Real Estate

The median home price in Ruston is $166,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Ruston   1 Reviews
Wouldn’t make the voice to live here again - 9/28/2020
Very difficult to find a job here if you’re not hired by the university. When my husband got a job with the university, I didn’t think it would be so difficult for me... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN RUSTON, LOUISIANA
71270 71272

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NEW LISTINGS IN RUSTON
$71,500
1208 Oakdale St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$229,000
2307 Lily Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$247,500
199 Cedar Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$648,000
476 Beatty Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$188,000
138 Markia Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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230 Belmont Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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