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71270 zip code Ruston
Zip Code: 71270
State: Louisiana
Population: 31308
Housing Units: 12022
Land Area: 188.7 square miles
488.7 square kilometers
Water Area: .4 square miles
1.2 square kilometers
City Name: Ruston
Post Office Name: Ruston
County: Lincoln
Area Code: 318
Timezone: CST
Latitude: +32.580553
Longitude: -092.639756
State Zip Codes: Louisiana Zip Codes


71270 Overview 71270 Demographic 71270 Economic 71270 Housing 71270 Social
General Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Total population 31,308 100.0 100%
  Male 15,203 48.6 49.1%
  Female 16,105 51.4 50.9%
Median Age 24.4 (X) 35.3
Under 5 years 1,765 5.6 6.8%
18 years and over 24,740 79.0 74.3%
65 years and over 3,383 10.8 12.4%
One race 31,052 99.2 97.6%
  White 17,590 56.2 75.1%
  Black or African American 12,703 40.6 12.3%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 65 0.2 0.9%
  Asian 534 1.7 3.6%
  Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0 0.1%
  Some other race 155 0.5 5.5%
  Two or more races 256 0.8 2.4%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 361 1.2 12.5%
Average Household Size 2.41 (X) 2.59
Average family size 3.01 (X) 3.14
Total housing units 12,022 100.0 100.0%
  Occupied housing units 10,799 89.8 91.0%
    Owner-occupied housing units 5,929 54.9 66.2%
    Renter-occupied housing units 4,870 45.1 33.8%
  Vacant housing units 1,223 10.2 9.0%
       
Social Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Population 25 years and over 15,265 100.0  
  High school graduate or higher 12,484 81.8 80.4%
  Bachelor's degree or higher 5,359 35.1 24.4%
Civilian veterans 1,940 7.8 12.7%
Disability status (population 21 to 64 years) 2,295 14.3 19.2%
Foreign born 809 2.6 11.1%
Now married (population 15 years and over) 11,025 42.5 54.4%
Speak a language other than English at home (5 years and over) 1,777 6.0 17.9%
       
Economic Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
In labor force (population 16 years and over) 15,281 59.9 63.9%
Mean travel time to work in minutes (population 16 years and older) 17.2 (X) 25.5
Median household income (dollars) 25,564 (X) 41,994
Median family income (dollars) 39,952 (X) 50,046
Per capita income (dollars) 14,189 (X) 21,587
  Families below poverty level 1,303 19.5 9.2%
  Individuals below poverty level 7,469 28.6 12.4%
       
Housing Characteristics Number Percent U.S.
Single-family owner-occupied homes 4,663 100.0  
Median value (dollars) 84,300 (X) 119,600
Median of selected monthly owner costs (X) (X)  
  With a Mortgage 813 (X) 1,088
  Not mortgaged 219 (X) 295

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