The Town of Ruth had a population of 420 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ruth: Hampton.
|Daytime Population: Workers||77|
|Daytime Population: Residents||251|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||328|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.78|
|Population in Households||401|
|Population in Familes||326|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||19|
|Median Household Income||$42,608|
|Average Household Income||$55,873|
|Per Capita Income||$20,609|
|Total Housing Units||206 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||123 (59.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||44 (21.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||39 (18.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$154,167|
|Average Home Value||$184,631|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.98%|
|Per Capita Income||2.54%|
The table below compares Ruth 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||# 591||20th|
|Population Density||# 224||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 514||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 337||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 486||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.