rutherfordton Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 132 5.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 871 34.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 777 30.4 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 546 21.3 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 234 9.1 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 2,230 87.1 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 599 23.4 % 23.4 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 4,193 - -
19 years old and under 756 18.0 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 1,080 25.8 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 1,267 30.2 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 1,090 26.0 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 3,968 99.8 % 84.6 %
Spanish 6 0.2 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 498 27.5 % 33.5 %
Married 870 48.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 31 1.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 413 22.8 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 2,110 - -
Occupied Housing Units 1,825 86.5 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 285 13.5 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,569 74.4 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 106 5.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 69 3.3 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 140 6.6 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 156 7.4 % 4.8 %
20 or More Units 30 1.4 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 40 1.9 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 216 10.2 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 223 10.6 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 250 11.8 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 239 11.3 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 444 21.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 494 23.4 % 13.0 %
Electric 945 44.8 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 164 7.8 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 573 27.2 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 57 2.7 % 4.1 %
Wood 12 0.6 % 1.8 %
None 74 3.5 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 3,532 85.7 % 75.5 %
African-American 514 12.5 % 13.1 %
Asian 42 1.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 35 0.8 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 39,274 55,775
Median Family Income 48,294 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 23,911 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 60.00 %
  • Temperature 83.67 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.78 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.04
    [CDD] 7.51
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.11 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com