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Demographics

People

Total Population969
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+528
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married43.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.9%
Median Earnings25+$53,529
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$51,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$97,500
% Above Poverty Level92.8%
% Below Poverty Level7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,250
Median House Value$280,400

Ancestry

German21.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.5%
Irish18.5%
Norwegian8.6%
English7.3%
Italian5.5%
French Except Basque3.8%
Swedish3.3%
Arab3.1%
Scottish2.9%
African2.1%
Welsh1.9%
Dutch1.7%
Polish1.5%
Danishn1.5%
Czech0.9%
Hungarian0.8%
Canadian0.8%
US/American0.7%
Ukrainian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Slovene0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Ruston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pierce County
Standard Zip Codes98407
Phone Area Codes253
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude47.29
Approximate Longitude-122.5

Ruston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTACOMA 1
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp35 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 60 F
Jul Temp55 to 76 F
Oct Temp45 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.9 inches
StationPUYALLUP 2 W EXP STN
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp33 to 47 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp52 to 78 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches
StationKENT
Distance14.5 miles
Jan Temp35 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 61 F
Jul Temp55 to 77 F
Oct Temp44 to 62 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fife9,645$67,262
Fircrest6,660$73,914
Gig Harbor8,307$86,846
Lakewood59,489$56,956
Tacoma205,602$65,075
University Place32,342$78,577
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