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Living In Rutherfordton, NC

Rutherfordton, North Carolina is a small town with a population of approximately 4,000. Retirees are a common sight, as they make up 26% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults feature less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 48, skews decidedly older than most cities in North Carolina. Home ownership is more common than renting in Rutherfordton, and 41% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $732/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Rutherfordton will save around $2,400 compared to the state average.

Compared to the national average (21%), Rutherfordton has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (26%). There are two primary industries in Rutherfordton: healthcare and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 14% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in management, as 6% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of almost $57,000, Rutherfordton workers earn less than the average North Carolina resident. Rutherfordton's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Rutherfordton has an average commute time of about 28 minutes, slower than the North Carolina average of about 25 minutes. Many residents (38%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't used. Few residents walk to work.

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