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Ruth, NC Real Estate

Ruth, North Carolina is located in Rutherford County. Nearby cities and towns include Rutherfordton, Spindale, Forest City, Bostic, Ellenboro, Caroleen, Henrietta, Cliffside, Mooresboro, Lake Lure, Columbus, Lattimore, Chesnee, Polkville, Fingerville, Chimney Rock Village, Boiling Springs, Kingstown, West Marion, Landrum, Tryon, Casar, Marion, Mayo, Campobello, Lawndale, Old Fort, Edneyville, Boiling Springs, Gramling, Gerton, Shelby, Dana, Inman, Saluda, and Belwood. Ruth is a rural community with a population of 448. The median household income is $36,666. In Ruth, 57% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 37% of the households. Half the population of Ruth commutes 13 minutes or less to work, with 78% of residents holding white collar jobs and 22% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Ruth, NC is 25 years, with 65% of those homes owned, 20% rented, and 15% not occupied. In the previous year, 4 Ruth properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Ruth in the previous year was $131,875.

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Ruth, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Ruth, NC
  • 43% Single
  • 57% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Ruth, NC
  • 53% Female
  • 47% Male
North Carolina
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Ruth, NC

  • 42
  • 38
  • Ruth, NC
  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Ruth, NC

  • 25
  • 22
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  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Ruth, NC

  • 15%
  • 12%
  • Ruth, NC
  • North Carolina

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $61,473
  • $62,851
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  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Ruth, NC
  • 65% Owned
  • 20% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented