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People

Total Population 4,296
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,297
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $25,453
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,759
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,515

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,331
% Above Poverty Level 77.4%
% Below Poverty Level 22.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $676
Median House Value $87,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 15.9%

Spindale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles SE of Asheville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles W of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Rutherford
Standard Zip Codes 28160
Phone Area Codes 828
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.36
Longitude -81.929

Spindale 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 FOREST CITY 6 SW
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 50 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 64 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Station SIMMS WATER PLANT
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 43 to 74 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51.6 inches
Station TRYON
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 65.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bostic 388 $35,250
Ellenboro 1,321 $28,611
Lattimore 406 $34,500
Ruth 416 $50,385
Rutherfordton 4,208 $49,704

Spindale Public Libraries

Library
Rutherford County Library
255 CALLAHAN KOON RD.
Spindale, North Carolina
(828) 287-6117
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