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Demographics

People

Total Population4,236
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+1,483
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married40.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.4%
Median Earnings25+$29,082
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,799
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,222

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,777
% Above Poverty Level87%
% Below Poverty Level13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.4%
Median Gross Rent$619
Median House Value$89,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.9%
German15%
Irish11.7%
English8.1%
Italian3.2%
French Except Basque1.2%
Polish0.8%
Scottish0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Russian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
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Spindale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rutherford County
Standard Zip Codes28160
Phone Area Codes828
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude35.36
Approximate Longitude-81.92

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)

StationFOREST CITY 6 SW
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp26 to 50 F
Apr Temp42 to 71 F
Jul Temp64 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationSIMMS WATER PLANT
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp27 to 52 F
Apr Temp43 to 74 F
Jul Temp65 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 74 F
Annual Precip51.6 inches
StationTRYON
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp30 to 52 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip65.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bostic289$37,857
Ellenboro1,171$30,208
Lattimore468$53,125
Ruth525$46,389
Rutherfordton4,053$54,787

Spindale Public Libraries

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

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Spindale Public Schools

Rutherford Early College High School
286 Icc Loop Road
ZIP: 28160
(828) 395-4164
High
Total Enrollment 169
Spindale Elementary School
161 N Oak St
ZIP: 28160
(828) 286-2861
Primary
Total Enrollment 438

Spindale Private Schools

Word Of Faith Christian School
207 Old Flynn Rd
ZIP: 28160
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 100
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