Ruskin, Florida

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Population in 2010: 17,208. Population change since 2000: +106.8%
Males: 8,432  (49.0%)
Females: 8,776  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  31.6 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33570.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,626 (it was $28,228 in 2000)
Ruskin:

$45,626
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,613 (it was $12,943 in 2000)

Ruskin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $134,743 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Ruskin:

$134,743
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $211,727; Detached houses: $234,249; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,525; In 2-unit structures: $66,093; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,764; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $206,272; Mobile homes: $47,438; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,444

Median gross rent in 2013: $888.

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  • Races in Ruskin, FL (2013)

    Ruskin races chart
    • 8,48147.7%White alone
    • 6,90738.9%Hispanic
    • 1,93510.9%Black alone
    • 2361.3%Other race alone
    • 1360.8%Two or more races
    • 1310.7%Asian alone
    • 540.3%American Indian alone

Races in Ruskin detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ruskin: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (9.0%), United States (8.9%), German (7.7%), English (7.2%), West Indian (2.2%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,209 people per square mile   (low).

Ruskin,FL real estate house value index trend

Ruskin, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Ruskin:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ruskin CDP:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

3,177 residents are foreign born (14.0% Latin America).

This place:

15.4%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ruskin, Florida as of August 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ruskin to the number of sex offenders is 17,208 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,602 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,383 (1.3%)

Ruskin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (15.1 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (797.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Apollo Beach, FL (2.0 miles ), Greater Sun Center, FL (2.1 miles ), Sun City Center, FL (2.2 miles ), Wimauma, FL (2.7 miles ), Gibsonton, FL (3.0 miles ), Parrish, FL (3.3 miles ), Balm, FL (3.3 miles ), Wimauma-Lithia, FL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 27.71 N, Longitude: 82.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,205 (-25.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,853 (20.0%)

Ruskin household income distribution Ruskin home values distribution

Property values in Ruskin, FL

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in Ruskin: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ruskin, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ruskin-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Ruskin place center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/31/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ruskin-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 277.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 374.8 miles away from Ruskin center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 383.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 475.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from Ruskin center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 425.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hillsborough County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ruskin topographic map

Birthplace of: Betsy Ruth - Female professional wrestler.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ruskin:

  • SUN CITY CENTER DIALYSIS (783 CORTARO DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ruskin:

  • CYPRESS CREEK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SUN CITY, FL)
  • PALM GARDEN OF SUN CITY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUN CITY CENTER, FL)
  • PLAZA WEST (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUN CITY CENTER, FL)
  • INNOVATIVE SENIOR CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SUN CITY CENTER, FL)
  • SOUTH BAY TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SUN CITY CENTER, FL)
  • SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; SUN CITY CENTER, FL)
  • SUN TERRACE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SUN CITY CENTER, FL)

Heliports located in Ruskin:

Amtrak stations near Ruskin:

  • 16 miles: BRADENTON (I-75 & RTE. 64) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: TAMPA (601 NEBRASKA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: PINELLAS PARK (PARK BLVD. AT U.S. 19) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruskin:

  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (about 13 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; Full-time enrollment: 4,459)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 16 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)
  • Eckerd College (about 16 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • The University of Tampa (about 17 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,216)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 20 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)
  • Strayer University-Florida (about 21 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 22 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)

Public high schools in Ruskin:

  • LENNARD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 866, Location: 2002 E SHELL POINT RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SOUTH COUNTY CAREER CENTER (Location: 2810 JOHN SHERMAN WAY, Grades: PK-12)

Private high school in Ruskin:

  • RUSKIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 820 W COLLEGE AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ruskin:

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Notable locations in Ruskin: Gilberts Camp Sites (A), Sun City Center Plaza (B), Flamingo Plaza (C), Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Station 17 Ruskin (D), Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office District 4 Office (E), Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Community Substation Ruskin (F), Ruskin Branch Library Hillsborough County Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ruskin Memorial Gardens (1), Ruskin Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Manatee River (A), Cabbage Creek (B), Marsh Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Bahia Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Comfort Motel (1804 South USHighway 41).

Hillsborough County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.63. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.63
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.639. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.639
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.33
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 0.00413. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00413
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 32.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.7% for American Indian residents, 43.2% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.9%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
231 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
57 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Ruskin, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ruskin (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Ruskin Branch at 502 North U.S. Highway 41, branch established on 1961/10/06. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ruskin Sun City Branch at 3880 Sun City Center Boulevard, branch established on 1999/05/10. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Florida average:

12.2

Ruskin travel time to work - commute Ruskin mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Ruskin:

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Religion statistics for Ruskin CDP (based on Hillsborough County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant224,054695
Catholic130,97328
Mainline Protestant59,348106
Other50,901105
Black Protestant21,16062
Orthodox2,4639
None740,327-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 263
Hillsborough County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 130
Hillsborough County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 373
Hillsborough County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 761
Here:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hillsborough County:

25.2%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ruskin:

44.0%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Ruskin:

28.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ruskin:

10.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ruskin:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Ruskin:

32.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Ruskin:

77.2%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ruskin, FL Residents

11.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.89%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.14%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinellas County, FL  0.90% ($34,750 average AGI)
from Pasco County, FL  0.70% ($35,927)
from Polk County, FL  0.50% ($26,149)


7.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.94%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($777 average AGI)
Hillsborough County:

0.12%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinellas County, FL  0.94% ($36,838 average AGI)
to Pasco County, FL  0.79% ($38,801)
to Polk County, FL  0.47% ($27,691)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ruskin:

  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHNZ (1250 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDAE (620 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIS (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WTIS-AM, INC.)
  • WAMA (1550 AM; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WAMA, INC)
  • WLCC (760 AM; 10 kW; BRANDON, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TAMPA LICENSEE)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMP (1150 AM; 10 kW; EGYPT LAKE, FL; Owner: TAMPA BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WWMI (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRXB (1590 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ruskin:

  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRBQ-FM (104.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMNF (88.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: NATHAN B. STUBBLEFIELD FOUNDATION)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLD (98.7 FM; HOLMES BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBBY (107.3 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXTB (97.9 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDUV (105.5 FM; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTI-FM (91.7 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTQ (106.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYUU (92.5 FM; SAFETY HARBOR, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ruskin:

  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • WWSB (Channel 40; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCAST CORPORATION OF SARASOTA)
  • W56EB (Channel 56; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSVT-LP (Channel 18; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WVEA-LP (Channel 61; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTSP (Channel 10; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WARP-CA (Channel 20; TAMPA-ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Ruskin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ruskin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 121m397ftTotal length
  • $69,000Total costs
  • 248,069Total average daily traffic
  • 32,748Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ruskin, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ruskin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ruskin, FL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ruskin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PEGASUS AVIATION QUANTUM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1539T , Serial Number: 7724, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Claude H Gates, 823 Seabreeze Dr, Ruskin, FL 33570
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4347D , Serial Number: 28-8416081, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 04/12/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Martin Aviation LLC, 608 19th St Nw, Ruskin, FL 33570
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44037 , Serial Number: 28-7405218, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Earl R Jr Roberts, 3510 W Shell Point Rd, Ruskin, FL 33570
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6524G , Serial Number: 15072024, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy S Way, 1007 River Dr Sw, Ruskin, FL 33570

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED177$145,63064$161,47177$182,2831$81,16024$194,2541$95,890
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$163,1046$191,20513$180,4381$11,0703$242,3370$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$140,28127$157,57785$182,5006$67,50015$194,1875$91,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$150,52112$185,74742$175,9701$89,3303$189,0001$174,700
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$124,1132$200,2657$157,7130$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.07 , 0141.08, 0141.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$133,2550$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$87,0600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$75,2601$75,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0141.07 , 0141.08, 0141.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ruskin and their reported violations in the past:

RIGHTWAY FOODS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-23-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2007)
SUNLAKE RV RESORT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2007)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ruskin that have no violations reported:

  • SOUTH HILLSBOROUGH ELKS #2672 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSKIN DRIVE IN (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CRYSTAL-KAY TP (Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ruskin, Florida:

  • Resort And Club At Little Harbor, 611 Destiny Dr, Ruskin, Florida 33570 , Phone: (813) 645-3291, Fax: (813) 641-1589
  • Holiday Inn Express, 3113 E College Ave, Ruskin, Florida 33570 , Phone: (813) 641-3437, Fax: (813) 641-3237
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ruskin, Florida
Most common first names in Ruskin, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William20174.7 years
John19474.2 years
Robert16172.5 years
James15770.0 years
Mary12375.7 years
Charles12273.5 years
George11775.3 years
Joseph9273.9 years
Harry7576.4 years
Margaret7575.8 years
Most common last names in Ruskin, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5774.6 years
Miller5275.0 years
Johnson3973.5 years
Williams3774.1 years
Davis3274.1 years
Brown2570.5 years
Harris2476.3 years
Anderson2371.0 years
Taylor2172.1 years
Jones2174.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Ruskin, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Circle K3Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS1
Home Depot1

Ruskin compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Ruskin on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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