Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Population In Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Population4071

In terms of political views, the Rutherfordton population skews Republican. The top religion in Rutherfordton is Protestant. The top age group is 25-44 per census data.

Household Types in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

  • Singles in Rutherfordton 59.5%
  • Married Couples in Rutherfordton 40.5%

Age Groups of People Living in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

  • 18 to 24 year olds 2.0%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 29.2%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 21.0%
  • 65+ year olds 28.8%

Race Diversity in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

The Race Diversity score in Rutherfordton, North Carolina is 13.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 3.6%
  • Whites 88.0%
  • Black or African Americans 4.5%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 1.3%
  • Asians 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 6.0%
  • Other 0.1%

The Religion of people living in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

The primary religious affiliation in Rutherfordton, North Carolina is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Rutherfordton, North Carolina is 2.8Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant72.7%
Catholic1.3%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.6%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion25.4%

Industry and Occupation in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

The top industry present in Rutherfordton, North Carolina is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 34.7 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 6.8% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Rutherfordton, North Carolina is 65.8.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.0%
  • Construction 7.6%
  • Manufacturing 5.8%
  • Wholesale trade 0.9%
  • Retail trade 15.5%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 3.2%
  • Information 0.9%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 12.0%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 7.6%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 20.9%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 14.0%
  • Other services, except public administration 7.0%
  • Public administration 4.5%

The Occupation Diversity score in Rutherfordton, North Carolina is 69.8.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 34.7%
  • Service occupations 17.7%
  • Sales and office occupations 29.4%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 6.8%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 11.3%

Average Educational level of people living in Rutherfordton,North Carolina

66.9% of residents in Rutherfordton, North Carolina have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 48.2% of residents in Rutherfordton, North Carolina hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Rutherfordton, North Carolina is 71.4.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 8.7%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 24.4%
  • Some college or associate's degree 33.1%
  • Bachelor's degree 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree 8.4%