The Town of Rutherfordton had a population of 4,187 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Rutherfordton is located at latitude 35.3693 and longitude -81.9568 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rutherfordton: Rutherford, Rutherford Court House, Rutherford Town.
|Population in Households||3,890|
|Population in Familes||3,052|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||297|
|Median Household Income||$49,434|
|Average Household Income||$72,470|
|Per Capita Income||$31,488|
|Total Housing Units||2,020 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,043 (51.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||669 (33.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||308 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$182,879|
|Average Home Value||$199,832|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.91%|
|Per Capita Income||1.13%|
The table below compares Rutherfordton 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||# 187||75th|
|Population Density||# 220||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 483||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 261||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 143||81st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.