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Apartments for rent in Ruston, LA

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See what Ruston, LA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Ruston

It's in walking distance to everything if you don't have a way to get there or when your is giving you trouble

My favorite things about my neighborhood are it's upscale feel, the modern look of my home, the fact that they have garages, and the size of the homes.

We all raise some type of livestock. We enjoy the nearest convenient store food. We enjoy going to the movie theater.

very short drive to downtown, but it doesn't seem like it would be. parks and trails very near and easy access to interstate

Scenic very close to Walgreens Kentucky fried chicken. Close to Neighborhood WalMartclose dyioowhn

I like that our neighborhood is a place where kids can safely play outside, even in the streets. Also, I enjoy that there is plenty of space between houses to be comfortable while also being close enough to be able to interact with the neighbors.

Who Lives Here

Ruston Demographics

Education

High School

35%

Associate's

26%

Bachelor's

24%

Master's

11%

Doctorate

4%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

29%

4 people

18%

5 people

6%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

69%

50-100k

21%

100-150k

6%

150-200k

2%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

19%

20-45

48%

45-65

14%

65+

10%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Ruston?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24-$575$650$925
Jan '24-$575$650$925
Dec '23-$575$650$975
Nov '23-$575$663$975
Oct '23-$575$675$1025
Sep '23-$575$725$975
Aug '23-$575$725$1025
Jul '23-$575$725$1100
Jun '23-$575$725$1100
May '23-$575$725$1100
Apr '23-$575$650$1100
Mar '23-$575$650$975
Feb '23-$575$650$1025

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Ruston

Ruston Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

69%

15-30 Mins

16%

30-40 Mins

8%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 2424

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Percentage: 3131

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Ruston Features

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 6 of 6 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Ruston Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Ruston

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Ruston, LA

Ruston is a small city in Louisiana with approximately 21,000 residents. Young adults aged 15-24 can expect to fit right in, as they make up an above-average percentage of the population, while middle-aged professionals figure less prominently in the demographics. At an average age of just under 32, the city's population skews notably younger than most cities in Louisiana, ranking as the ninth-youngest municipality in the state. The majority of Ruston residents rent, and 39% of residents own their homes. The trend is driven in part by a relatively reasonable average rent of $756 per month, which is $129 less than the state average.

Many Ruston residents work in one of three industries: education, entertainment, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 26% of the city's labor force. With an average annual income of around $46K, Ruston workers earn about $15,000 less than the average Louisiana resident. Ruston's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Ruston has a high number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the state average, as 8% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Further, 10% possess a Bachelor's degree.

Ruston residents have an average commute of about 16 minutes, shorter than the state average of about 25 minutes. Driving is the most common way to get to work, selected by 41% of commuters, while public transit isn't used much. Not many commuters (2%) walk to work, though the number is greater than the national average.

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