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The town of Ruskin, Florida is home to slightly less than 23,000 residents. It's a great place to raise a family, as children under 5 make up a higher percentage of the population here (10%) than nationally (6%), while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just over 33, are decidedly younger than most cities in Florida. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 70% of residents own their homes. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $1,036 a month, which is $117 a month less than the state average.
There are two primary industries in Ruskin: retail and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 11% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of around $68K, Ruskin workers earn about the same as their peers elsewhere in Florida. However, Ruskin compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Eleven percent of Ruskin residents older than 25 have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Averaging about 33 minutes, Ruskin's commute time is longer than the Florida average of about 29 minutes. Many residents (41%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.