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Rutherfordton, NC Real Estate

Rutherfordton, North Carolina is located in Rutherford County. Nearby cities and towns include Ruth, Spindale, Forest City, Bostic, Caroleen, Ellenboro, Henrietta, Cliffside, Lake Lure, Columbus, Mooresboro, Chesnee, Fingerville, Lattimore, Chimney Rock Village, Polkville, Landrum, Boiling Springs, Tryon, Kingstown, West Marion, Campobello, Mayo, Edneyville, Marion, Casar, Old Fort, Gramling, Boiling Springs, Lawndale, Gerton, Inman, Dana, Saluda, Inman Mills, Shelby, and Valley Falls. Rutherfordton is a suburban community with a population of 4,287. The median household income is $36,812. In Rutherfordton, 41% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 30% of the households. Half the population of Rutherfordton commutes 14 minutes or less to work, with 66% of residents holding white collar jobs and 34% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Rutherfordton, NC is 35 years, with 52% of those homes owned, 33% rented, and 15% not occupied. In the previous year, 41 Rutherfordton properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Rutherfordton in the previous year was $111,207.

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Rutherfordton offers a range of educational opportunities with one elementary school, one middle school and one high school.

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Rutherfordton, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Rutherfordton, NC
  • 59% Single
  • 41% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

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

Average Age of Citizens in Rutherfordton, NC

  • 43
  • 38
  • Rutherfordton, NC
  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Rutherfordton, NC

  • 35
  • 22
  • Rutherfordton, NC
  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Rutherfordton, NC

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

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $78,283
  • $62,851
  • Rutherfordton, NC
  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Rutherfordton, NC
  • 52% Owned
  • 33% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented