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Population (year 2000): 8,321
Males: 4,244 (51.0%), Females: 4,077 (49.0%)

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Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $28,228 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Ruskin:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.7%)
  • Hispanic (36.7%)
  • Other race (14.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.9%), English (9.5%), Irish (9.1%), United States (7.6%), Italian (3.4%), French (2.1%).

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Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 14.2 square miles

Ruskin,

For population 25 years and over in Ruskin

  • High school or higher: 62.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ruskin CDP

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

13.3% Foreign born (12.3% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Petersburg, FL St. (16.7 miles pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (900.9 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Beach, FL (4.3 miles Apollo Sun Center, FL (5.1 miles Greater FL (8.0 miles Wimauma, FL (9.4 miles Gibsonton, Village, FL Progress (13.5 miles FL (13.5 miles Boyette, FL Riverview, (13.5 miles FL (14.7 miles Ellenton,

Latitude: 27.71 N, Longitude: 82.43 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (14.2%), Construction (13.4%), Retail trade (13.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -585 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 729 (22.4%)

Average climate in Ruskin, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ruskin-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Ruskin city center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1966, a category 4 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Ruskin:
  • SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; SUN CITY CENTER, FL)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; TAMPA, FL)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL BAY AREA TAMPA (about 14 miles; TAMPA, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ruskin:
  • MAC DILL AFB (about 10 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: MCF)
  • TAMPA INTL (about 19 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPA)
  • ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER INTL (about 22 miles; ST PETERSBURG-CLEARWATER, FL; ID: PIE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ruskin:
  • AIRPORT MANATEE (about 9 miles; PALMETTO, FL; ID: 48X)
  • PETER O KNIGHT (about 13 miles; TAMPA, FL; ID: TPF)
  • ALBERT WHITTED (about 13 miles; ST PETERSBURG, FL; ID: SPG)

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.
  • 20 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:
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; TAMPA, FL; Full-time enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 16 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BRADENTON, FL; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (about 24 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 26,221)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 40 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • PASCO-HERNANDO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; NEW PORT RICHEY, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • SAINT LEO UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; ST LEO, FL; FT enrollment: 6,597)
Private high school in Ruskin:
  • RUSKIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 820 COLLEGE AVE W; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ruskin:
  • CYPRESS CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,013; Location: 4040 19TH AVENUE NE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RUSKIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 815; Location: 101 E COLLEGE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTH COUNTY CAREER CENTER (Students: 406; Location: 4646 S HIGHWAY 41; Grades: 06 - 12)

Notable locations in Ruskin: Sun City Center Plaza (A), Flamingo Plaza (B).

Cemeteries: Ruskin Memorial Gardens (1), Ruskin Cemetery (2).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Manatee River (A), Cabbage Creek (B), Marsh Branch (C).

Beach: Bahia Beach (A).


Ruskin compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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.)
  • WAMA (1550 AM; 10 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: WAMA, INC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRXB (1590 AM; 5 kW; ST. PETERSBURG BEACH, FL; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP OF FLORIDA, 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.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSR (95.7 FM; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMNF (88.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: NATHAN B. STUBBLEFIELD FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRMD-LP (Channel 57; TAMPA, FL; Owner: ZGS TELEVISION OF TAMPA, INC.)
  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • W61AI (Channel 61; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WXAX-LP (Channel 26; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPF-CA (Channel 35; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG)
  • W33CC (Channel 33; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W36CO (Channel 36; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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