About Ruby, LA
Ruby, LA is located in Rapides County in the state of Louisiana.
The total population for Rapides County is about 12,247 with about 7 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $127,663 for Rapides County, which is roughly 100% lower than the Average Home Value of $125,814 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 100% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $0, which is roughly 100% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $44,453 for the state of Louisiana, and roughly 100% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ruby specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Rapides County: About 12.8033 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Rapides County: About 1013.94 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Rapides County is about 69% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 72% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Louisiana is ranked #42 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.35 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 8.8
The average living wage for the state of Louisiana is $32.16/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Louisiana a minimum wage score of 3.6 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Louisiana a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Louisiana is $182.09, resulting in a UI benefit score of 25.32 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Louisiana does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Louisiana does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ Louisiana does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Louisiana does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Louisiana does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Louisiana does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Louisiana does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Louisiana does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Louisiana does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Louisiana does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Louisiana does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Louisiana does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Louisiana does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Louisiana does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Louisiana does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Louisiana does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Louisiana does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X Louisiana does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 71360
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 98.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 318