The Town of Ruth had a population of 437 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Ruth is located at latitude 35.3824 and longitude -81.9448 in Rutherford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ruth (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rutherford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,037 feet.
The Town of Ruth (GNIS ID: 2407259) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 Ruth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ruth: Hampton.
|Population in Households||418|
|Population in Familes||340|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||19|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||203 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||129 (63.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||45 (22.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||29 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,000|
|Average Home Value||$182,752|
|Median Household Income||$41,819|
|Average Household Income||$55,829|
|Per Capita Income||$20,453|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.48%|
|Per Capita Income||1.14%|
The table below compares Ruth to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 585||21st|
|Population Density1||# 214||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 507||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 323||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 447||40th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.