KY

National Population : 333,590,059
Kentucky State Population : 4,519,884

About Ruth, KY

Ruth, KY is located in Pulaski County in the state of Kentucky.

The total City Population for Ruth is about 11,196 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 18,286.

The Average Home Value is $87,600.00, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Home Value of $94,219.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 54% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $26,989.00, which is roughly 31% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $39,100.00 for the state of Kentucky, and roughly 53% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Ruth is about .

Kentucky is ranked #37 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.82 out of 100.

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Voting

Pulaski County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.74% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 80.67%
Democratic: 17.96%
Libertarian: 1.02%
Other: 0.35%


Nearby Locations

Ferguson, KY (2.01 mi.)
Somerset, KY (2.25 mi.)
Science Hill, KY (8.39 mi.)
Burnside, KY (8.41 mi.)
Bethelridge, KY (8.87 mi.)
Bronston, KY (9.18 mi.)
Ingle, KY (10.66 mi.)
Trimble, KY (10.66 mi.)
Pointer, KY (10.66 mi.)
Nancy, KY (10.66 mi.)
Jabez, KY (10.66 mi.)
Faubush, KY (10.66 mi.)
Cains Store, KY (10.66 mi.)
Naomi, KY (10.66 mi.)
Pulaski, KY (11.59 mi.)
Eubank, KY (11.59 mi.)
Greenwood, KY (18.27 mi.)
Parkers Lake, KY (18.27 mi.)
Honeybee, KY (18.27 mi.)
Sawyer, KY (18.27 mi.)
Waynesburg, KY (19.02 mi.)
Windsor, KY (19.83 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 42501
Latitude : 37.055438
Longitude : -84.439045
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1084 ft.
Area Code(s) : 606

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.32
Male Population Estimate : 45.03%
Female Population Estimate : 51.17%
Median Age : 41.2
Male Median Age : 39.4
Female Median Age : 43.0

White Population Estimate : 92.13%
Black Population Estimate : 2.61%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.67%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.65%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.87%
Other Population Estimate : 1.39%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ruth specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Pulaski County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Pulaski County: About 119 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Pulaski County is about 15% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 59% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.