The Town of Rutherfordton had a population of 4,189 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rutherfordton: Rutherford, Rutherford Court House, Rutherford Town.
|Daytime Population: Workers||3,214|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,673|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||5,887|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.41|
|Population in Households||3,900|
|Population in Familes||3,039|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||289|
|Median Household Income||$48,972|
|Average Household Income||$70,413|
|Per Capita Income||$30,329|
|Total Housing Units||2,039 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||983 (48.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||718 (35.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||338 (16.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$178,618|
|Average Home Value||$197,612|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.19%|
|Per Capita Income||2.85%|
The table below compares Rutherfordton to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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.
|Total Population||# 182||76th|
|Population Density||# 218||71st|
|Diversity Index||# 486||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 234||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 135||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.