Ruskin, FL Profile: Facts & Data


Ruskin Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Ruskin Content
Planning to visit Ruskin? See Local Hotels

Also See: Ruskin, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps

Ruskin, Florida - Basic Facts

Quick & Easy Tools

The Ruskin CDP(1) had a population of 29,712 as of July 1, 2021. 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 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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Ruskin 2021 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Ruskin (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Florida Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Florida Data Comparison Tool - 2021 Demographics

Ruskin, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 29,712 (100%)
Population in Households 29,702 (100.0%)
Population in Families 24,739 (83.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 1,646
Diversity Index2 78


Median Household Income $61,735
Average Household Income $79,366
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $25,568
Wealth Index5 76


Total HU (Housing Units) 10,586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,692 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,829 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,065 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $228,480
Average Home Value $302,508
Housing Affordability Index3 154


Total Households 9,521
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 6,904
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 4.97% 2.22%
Households 4.74% 2.14%
Families 4.69% 2.14%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
Owner Occupied HU   2.35%

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, 2021 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 # 140 85th
Population Density # 476 48th
Median Household Income # 341 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 581 63rd
Per Capita Income # 575 38th
Diversity Index # 58 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.

Ruskin, FL - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Florida Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2021, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Florida Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Florida July 1, 2021 Data
Highest or Lowest: