The Town of Rutherfordton had a population of 4,227 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Rutherfordton is located at latitude 35.3642 and longitude -81.9613 in Rutherford County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rutherfordton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rutherford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 968 feet.
The Town of Rutherfordton (GNIS ID: 2407262) 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 Rutherfordton 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 Rutherfordton: Rutherford, Rutherford Court House, Rutherford Town.
|Population in Households||3,942|
|Population in Familes||3,081|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||285|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,012 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,008 (50.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||716 (35.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||288 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$174,519|
|Average Home Value||$195,109|
|Median Household Income||$46,381|
|Average Household Income||$66,704|
|Per Capita Income||$28,900|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.64%|
The table below compares Rutherfordton 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||# 182||76th|
|Population Density1||# 217||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 484||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 247||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 133||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.