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Spindale, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Spindale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Spindale.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rutherford County at latitude 35.3601 and longitude -81.9293. Rutherford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Spindale (see map) encompass a land area of 5.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Spindale, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spindale to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 171 77th
Population Density1 # 297 60th
Diversity Index2 # 363 51st
Median Household Income # 663 10th
Per Capita Income # 632 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Spindale, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,388
Population in Households 4,121
Population in Familes 3,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 267
Population Density1 821
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,772
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,072
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,090 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 948 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 823 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 318 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $84,510
Average Home Value $107,313
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,486
Average Household Income $39,169
Per Capita Income $16,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.36% 0.15%
Households 0.43% 0.14%
Families 0.02% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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