Rutherfordton Information

Rutherfordton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Rutherfordton, NC

General Rutherfordton Information

State: North Carolina

County: Rutherford County

Close cities: Spindale, NC, Ruth, NC, Union Mills, NC, Rutherfordton, NC, Harris, NC, Ellenboro, NC, Forest City, NC, Mill Spring, NC, Bostic, NC, Caroleen, NC

Rutherfordton Population (census data)
Total 4,031 (-2.1% since 2000)
Male 1,902 (47.2%)
Female 2,129 (52.8%)

Population Density: 966 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 81.3 (US Avg is 100)

Rutherfordton Elevation: 929 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.17 square miles

Median Household Income: $41,738

Zip Codes: 28139.

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Rutherfordton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (83.5%)
  • Black (13.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (13.0%)
  • United States (11.5%)
  • German (10.1%)
  • Irish (9.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6.3%)
  • Scottish (3.5%)

Rutherfordton School Information

Middle Schools
R S Middle (545 Charlotte Road E, Rutherfordton, NC, 28139 - Rutherford County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Pinnacle Elementary (1204 Painters Gap Road, Rutherfordton, NC, 28139 - Rutherford County Schools District)
Rutherfordton Elementary (134 Maple Street, Rutherfordton, NC, 28139 - Rutherford County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
R S Central (Highway 221, Rutherfordton, NC, 28139 - Rutherford County Schools District)

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