Ruston, Washington

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Population in 2013: 767 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 374  (48.9%)
Females: 393  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98407.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $76,696 (it was $48,393 in 2000)
Ruston:

$76,696
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $39,402 (it was $22,565 in 2000)

Ruston town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $274,945 (it was $136,200 in 2000)
Ruston:

$274,945
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $248,356; Detached houses: $263,853; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,496; In 2-unit structures: $181,905; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,771; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $239,077; Mobile homes: $92,564; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,288

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,140.

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  • Races in Ruston, WA (2013)

    Ruston races chart
    • 63476.3%White alone
    • 617.3%Hispanic
    • 506.0%Black alone
    • 404.8%Two or more races
    • 212.5%Asian alone
    • 131.6%American Indian alone
    • 60.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ruston: 110.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.1%), Irish (12.3%), English (7.4%), Norwegian (4.4%), Swedish (3.5%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 2,993 people per square mile   (average).

Ruston,WA real estate house value index trend

Ruston, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Ruston:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ruston town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

31 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia).

This town:

3.7%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,734 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,915 (1.2%)

Ruston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tacoma, WA (4.5 miles , pop. 193,556).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (24.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (938.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Browns Point, WA (1.8 miles ), Wollochet, WA (2.0 miles ), Gig Harbor, WA (2.0 miles ), Dash Point, WA (2.1 miles ), Fircrest, WA (2.1 miles ), Tacoma, WA (2.1 miles ), Gig Harbor Peninsula, WA (2.3 miles ), University Place, WA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $130,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $287,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $254,500
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $286,100
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $296,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $293,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $372,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.30 N, Longitude: 122.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 253

Ruston household income distribution Ruston home values distribution

Property values in Ruston, WA


Crime rates in Ruston by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1100000010000
per 100,000 133.3131.80.00.00.00.00.00.0136.40.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000021121110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0263.5113.4113.6272.9133.9131.4130.50.0
Assaults 0250007151301
per 100,000 0.0263.5660.50.00.00.0793.7113.6682.1133.9394.20.0130.5
Burglaries 4512914510511963
per 100,000 533.3658.81,585.21,192.1132.5527.0566.91,136.4682.11,472.61,182.7783.3391.6
Thefts 17139151492152220201920
per 100,000 2,266.71,712.81,188.91,986.81,854.31,185.8226.81,704.53,001.42,677.42,628.12,480.42,611.0
Auto thefts 1163330652321
per 100,000 133.3131.8792.6397.4397.4395.30.0681.8682.1267.7394.2261.1130.5
Arson 0030001100100
per 100,000 0.00.0396.30.00.00.0113.4113.60.00.0131.40.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 254.9294.3367.8202.3119.7202.6250.9269.2571.2310.2350.9222.5175.0

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Crime rate in Ruston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.92
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Ruston, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ruston-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 3.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 14.7 miles away from Ruston center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 8.4 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from Ruston center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 480.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ruston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ruston:

  • HIGHLANDS DEMENTIA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • HIGHLANDS,THE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • COTTESMORE OF LIFE CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GIG HARBOR, WA)
  • BEL AIR REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • BEL-AIR CONV AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • ST JOSEPH DIALYSIS CENTER GIG HARBOR (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; GIG HARBOR, WA)
  • MANOR CARE OF GIG HARBOR WA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GIG HARBOR, WA)

Amtrak station near Ruston:

  • 6 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruston:

  • University of Puget Sound (about 3 miles; Tacoma, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,788)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 4 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Bates Technical College (about 5 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 5 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 9 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 10 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Public high schools in Ruston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ruston:

  • Mason (Location: 3901 N 28th St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Truman (Location: 5801 N 35th St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Point Defiance (Location: 4330 N Visscher St; Grades: PK-5)
  • Sherman (Location: 4415 N 38th St; Grades: 0-5)
  • Washington-Hoyt (Location: 3701 N 26th St; Grades: 0-5)
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Notable location: Ruston Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Ruston Town - Ruston Municipal Court (5117 North Winnifred Street).

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.233. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 18.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.24
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.3%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.6%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Ruston compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ruston town (based on Pierce County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
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: 132
Pierce County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
Pierce County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
Pierce County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Pierce County:

29.3%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

13.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$7,956$95,4720$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,183$38,1960$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,173$50,8153$4,355
Solid Waste Management 3$9,957$39,8280$0
Electric Power 0$0 2$3,720
Totals for Government 10$42,269$50,7235$8,075

Ruston government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $310,000 ($404.17)
    Police Protection: $170,000 ($221.64)
    Central Staff Services: $131,000 ($170.80)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($112.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($106.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $62,000 ($80.83)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($39.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($20.86)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($14.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($32.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($27.38)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($11.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $279,000 ($363.75)

Ruston government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $149,000 ($194.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($114.73)
    All Other: $21,000 ($27.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $65,000 ($84.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $151,000 ($196.87)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($50.85)
    Rents: $2,000 ($2.61)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $343,000 ($447.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $47,000 ($61.28)
    All Other: $19,000 ($24.77)
    General Support: $7,000 ($9.13)
  • Tax - Property: $135,000 ($176.01)
    NEC: $65,000 ($84.75)
    Total General Sales: $33,000 ($43.02)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($33.90)

Ruston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $975,000 ($1271.19)

7.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.32% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,324 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.32%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  1.88% ($41,813 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.46% ($38,725)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.24% ($38,774)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,251 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.24%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.95% ($40,149 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.48% ($38,385)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.20% ($41,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ruston:

  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVI (570 AM; 5 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ruston:

  • KUPS (90.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRWM (106.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: SEASCAPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJR-FM (95.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUBE (93.3 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ruston:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KCTS-TV (Channel 9; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KIRO-TV (Channel 7; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K57HB (Channel 57; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KONG-TV (Channel 16; EVERETT, WA; Owner: KONG-TV, INC.)
  • K68DL (Channel 68; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67GJ (Channel 67; POINT PULLEY, ETC., WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)

Ruston fatal accident list:

Sep 9, 2008 02:27 AM, 8th St Nw, Lat: 47.19875, Lon: -122.30431, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 16, 2006 01:46 PM, N 51st, N Bennett, Lat: 47.29820, Lon: -122.51029, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 7, 1985 01:25 AM, N51stst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $110,000Total costs
  • 1,000Total average daily traffic
  • 50Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,650Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Ls51 Mp5.1 Tacoma South Aei (Lat: 47.295944 Lon: -122.503194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WNWU296
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 09/26/2015, Certifier: S C Muhr
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB7BKY, Licensee ID: L00308819
    Grant Date: 06/19/2007, Expiration Date: 06/19/2017
    Registrant: Michael A Johnson, 5202 N Highland, Ruston, WA 98407
  • Call Sign: KC7FIF
    Grant Date: 09/01/1994, Expiration Date: 09/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2006
    Registrant: Michael L Harris, 5605 N 49th St, Ruston, WA 98407
  • Call Sign: KE7UBR, Licensee ID: L01312617
    Grant Date: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 05/20/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2009, Certifier: Brett J Mueller Mr
    Registrant: Brett J Mueller Mr, 5225 N Pearl St #2, Ruston, WA 98407

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$214,8152$244,97512$240,4761$118,9802$118,715
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$307,4802$207,3500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$221,8303$272,6970$01$162,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$248,2150$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$94,1000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0603.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$215,7201$146,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0603.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
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