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Ruskin, Florida - Basic Facts

The Ruskin Census Designated Place had a population of 27,375 as of July 1, 2019. Ruskin ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ruskin is located at latitude 27.7209 and longitude -82.4332 in Hillsborough County. The formal boundaries for the Ruskin Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 18.01 sq. miles and a water area of 1.52 sq. miles. Hillsborough County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Ruskin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403499) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ruskin Census Designated Place is located within Ruskin CCD of Hillsborough County.


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Ruskin, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ruskin, FL Housing Affordability Index is 138
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ruskin, FL Wealth Index is 70
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 27,375
Population in Households 27,363
Population in Families 22,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density 1,516
Diversity Index1 78
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,288
Average Household Income $72,698
Per Capita Income $23,444
Wealth Index3 70

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,914 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,876 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,169 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $204,612
Housing Affordability Index2 138
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,790
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 6,389
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 5.15% 3.36%
Households 4.88% 3.19%
Families 4.85% 3.15%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Ruskin, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ruskin to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 142 85th
Population Density # 486 47th
Diversity Index # 67 93rd
Median Household Income # 356 61st
Per Capita Income # 597 35th

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