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People

Total Population 1,092
Male Share of the Population 45.7%
Female Share of the Population 54.3%
Senior Citizens 24.6%
Employed Population 16+ 516
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 55.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $28,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,602

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,071
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.3%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $138,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 12.8%
Irish 17.3%

Rutherford College Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles NW of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Burke
Metro Area Hickory - Morganton - Lenoir
P.O. Box Zip Codes 28671
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.748
Longitude -81.522

Rutherford College Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HICKORY RGNL AP
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station MORGANTON
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station BLOWING ROCK 1 NW
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 76 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 67.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rutherford College, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rutherfrd Col (28671)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Drexel 1,662 $50,769
Granite Falls 4,694 $55,649
Hildebran 2,006 $39,408
Hudson 3,744 $61,274
Rhodhiss 988 $34,107
Valdese 4,468 $52,885
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