Community Information


Indicator map of Ruskin.

Basic Statistics

Census 2010 Updates
Size: 48 square miles / 30,424 acres
Data Provider: Hillsborough County
Includes the following Zip Code(s): 33570, 33572, 33573, 33598
Data Provider: Hillsborough County
Includes the following 2010 Census Tract(s): 140.02, 140.03, 140.07, 140.09, 140.11, 140.12, 140.13, 141.04, 141.08, 141.09, 141.19, 141.21, 141.22
2010 Population: 20,515

Places of Interest

Places of interest are resources that exist in the community. In this section, we present a number of places such as: public schools, hospitals, police/sheriff stations, and fire stations, among other locations.

In Ruskin there are the following places of interest:

Type Name Address
COMMUNITY CENTERRuskin Senior Center901 6th St SE
FIRE STATIONStation 17101 1st Av NE
LIBRARYRuskin Branch Library1 Dickman Dr SE
SHERIFFHillsborough District 4508 33rd St SE

Data Provider: Multiple Data Providers (Compiled by the USF Water Institute)
Data Updated: June 2015

  • Family Resource Centers - Family-oriented programs and services are offered at no cost to participants. There are six Centers, located in Brandon, Central Tampa, East County, North Tampa, South County and Town 'N Country.
  • Hillsborough County Trails, Paths & Bicycle Guide - Large, fold-out map with recommended routes and safety information of interest to bicyclists and pedestrians.

Land Use/Land Cover 2011

Land Use/Land Cover is a description of the way land has been developed and used. In the State of Florida, Land Use is divided up into over 500 defined uses. For the purpose of the Community Atlas, we have grouped these categories to provide you with an overview. Learn More about Land Use/Land Cover »

Land Use/Land Cover 2011 % of Ruskin % of Unincorporated Hillsborough County % of Hillsborough County
Urban and Built Up 25.65% 42.76% 46.16%
Residential Low Density
6.27% 11.13% 9.71%
Residential Med Density
6.43% 6.19% 6.33%
Residential High Density
2.95% 7.82% 10.75%
Commercial and Services
1.25% 2.46% 3.78%
0.82% 1.11% 1.51%
Reclaimed Land
Less than 1% 4.90% 4.22%
0% 4.10% 3.56%
0.65% 1.03% 1.97%
Less than 1% 0.57% 0.75%
Golf Courses Less than 1% 0.67% 0.78%
Open Land 6.38% 2.78% 2.80%
Agriculture 31.34% 21.83% 19.31%
Rangelands 3.78% 2.71% 2.41%
Upland Forests 5.91% 7.80% 7.20%
Water 8.32% 4.16% 4.06%
Wetlands 21.32% 18.04% 17.38%
Other 0% 0% 0%

Data Provider: Southwest Florida Water Management District
Data Updated: September 2013

Plans and Documents

Comprehensive Plans are legal documents developed by the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission and adopted by local governments. The purpose of the Comprehensive Plan is to guide and coordinate the long range growth and development of the county and the municipalities.

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