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
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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
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Lincoln parish voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Ruston's population is 22,154 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 14.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
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
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