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Rutherford County
  • County in North Carolina

Rutherford County Residents

Rutherford County Residents Overview

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
66,599
Unemployment Rate
3.9%
Poverty Rate
17.7%
Non-Citizens
1.3%

Rutherford County Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    83%
  • African American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Asian
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%

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Income

Median Household Income
$42,608
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    31%
  • $25-$44k
    23%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    18%
  • $150k+
    5%
Median Individual Income
$23,142
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    33%
  • $15-$34k
    35%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    10%

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