WA

National Population : 333,590,059
Washington State Population : 7,333,336

About Ruston, WA

Ruston, WA is located in Pierce County in the state of Washington.

The total City Population for Ruston is about 845 with about 1,276 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 22,200.

The Average Home Value is $352,300.00, which is roughly 21% higher than the Average Home Value of $277,018.00 for the state of Washington, and roughly 46% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $76,342.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $63,182.00 for the state of Washington, and roughly 25% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Ruston is about 1.6%.

Washington is ranked #7 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.05 out of 100.

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Voting

Pierce County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 20.74% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 53.76%
Republican: 42.61%
Libertarian: 2.26%
Other: 0.91%
Green: 0.46%


Nearby Locations

Tacoma, WA (3.90 mi.)
Fircrest, WA (4.18 mi.)
Lakewood, WA (5.35 mi.)
Fox Island, WA (5.98 mi.)
Fife, WA (7.36 mi.)
Steilacoom, WA (8.69 mi.)
Milton, WA (9.13 mi.)
Parkland, WA (9.52 mi.)
Vashon, WA (9.66 mi.)
Olalla, WA (10.52 mi.)
McChord AFB, WA (10.81 mi.)
Edgewood, WA (11.34 mi.)
Puyallup, WA (11.34 mi.)
Gig Harbor, WA (11.54 mi.)
Wauna, WA (11.54 mi.)
Federal Way, WA (11.55 mi.)
Algona, WA (11.55 mi.)
Auburn, WA (11.55 mi.)
Fort Lewis, WA (11.88 mi.)
Ft Lewis, WA (11.88 mi.)
Lewis McChord, WA (11.88 mi.)
Longbranch, WA (11.96 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 98407
Latitude : 47.293912
Longitude : -122.507495
TimeZone : Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 214 ft.
Area Code(s) : 253

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.25
Male Population Estimate : 42.86%
Female Population Estimate : 46.71%
Median Age : 42.8
Male Median Age : 40.7
Female Median Age : 44.6

White Population Estimate : 80.48%
Black Population Estimate : 5.24%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.42%
Asian Population Estimate : 5.14%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.77%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.13%
Other Population Estimate : 1.43%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ruston specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Pierce County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Pierce County: About 458 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Pierce County is about 1% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 37% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.