Ruston, LA Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,453 housing units in Ruston.
This represents a 10.2% growth from 7,669 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 8,179 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 274 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Ruston is about 47%.
Ruston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.3%.
Average household size is 2.33 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ruston were built after 1974.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||1.50%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Median year structure was built||1970|
|Median Value of occupied units||$81,000|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$64,600|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Median year structure was built||1977|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$321|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0%|
|Home Equity Loan||2.90%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||15.3%|