Ruth, NV Profile: Facts & Data


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Ruth, Nevada - Basic Facts

The Ruth Census Designated Place had a population of 424 as of July 1, 2018. Ruth ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nevada. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ruth is located at latitude 39.2783 and longitude -114.9892 in White Pine County. The formal boundaries for the Ruth Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White Pine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,870 feet.

The Ruth Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629979) 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.

Nevada is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ruth Census Designated Place is located within Ruth Division of White Pine County.

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Ruth, NV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 424
Population in Households 160
Population in Familes 132
Population in Group Qrtrs 264
Population Density2 1,226
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $58,099
Average Household Income $77,083
Per Capita Income $11,371


Total Housing Units 229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (34.1%)
Median Home Value $113,043
Average Home Value $150,227


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 1.06
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.45% -0.57%
Households -1.21% -1.5%
Families -0.67% -1.57%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Ruth, NV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ruth to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nevada by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 82 38th
Population Density # 18 87th
Diversity Index # 38 73rd
Median Household Income # 48 64th
Per Capita Income # 131 1st

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