The Town of Ruth had a population of 429 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ruth: Hampton.
|Population in Households||409|
|Population in Familes||334|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||20|
|Median Household Income||$41,016|
|Average Household Income||$62,811|
|Per Capita Income||$23,054|
|Total Housing Units||203 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||130 (64.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||41 (20.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||31 (15.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$161,607|
|Average Home Value||$193,798|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.43%|
|Per Capita Income||1.13%|
The table below compares Ruth to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 588||21st|
|Population Density||# 221||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 501||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 427||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 387||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.