Ruso, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ruso, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Ruso had a population of 5 as of July 1, 2017. Ruso ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ruso is located at latitude 47.8373 and longitude -100.9344 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ruso (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,087 feet.

The City of Ruso (GNIS ID: 1036247) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ruso population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Ruso, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 1
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.20
Population in Households 5
Population in Familes 4
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 0


Median Household Income $84,511
Average Household Income $89,002
Per Capita Income $30,537


Total Housing Units 3 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3 (100.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 0
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $175,000


Total Households 3
Average Household Size 1.67
Family Households 3
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.13% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 5.92%
Families 16.36% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   3.54%

Ruso, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ruso to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 401 0th
Population Density # 393 2nd
Diversity Index # 394 3rd
Median Household Income # 14 97th
Per Capita Income # 301 25th

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