From a total population of 21,123, Ruston has a median age of 24. The average age of males, in Ruston, is 23.7 while the average age of females is 24.4. When you compare this to median age of Louisiana, Ruston is 12.0 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Ruston, is $17,479 while the average household income is $29,560. When comparing the median income of people living in Ruston to the rest of Louisiana, the average income in Ruston is $7,296 less.