Rutherford County Population 2018

Rutherford County's estimated population is 66,551 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rutherford County is the 40th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201766,5512460.37%
201666,305-68-0.10%
201566,373-184-0.28%
201466,557-273-0.41%
201366,830-385-0.57%
201267,215-199-0.30%
201167,414-320-0.47%
201067,73410,81619.00%
199056,9183,1315.82%
198053,7876,45013.63%
197047,3372,2464.98%
196045,091-1,265-2.73%
195046,3567791.71%
194045,5775,12512.67%
193040,4529,02628.72%
192031,4263,04110.71%
191028,3853,28413.08%
190025,1016,33133.73%
189018,7703,57223.50%
188015,1982,07715.83%
187013,1211,54813.38%
186011,573-1,977-14.59%
185013,550-5,652-29.43%
184019,2021,6459.37%
183017,5572,20614.37%
182015,3512,14916.28%
181013,2022,44922.78%
180010,7532,94537.72%
17907,8080.00%

Rutherford County Population Growth

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Rutherford County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White57,95287.08%
Black or African American6,5439.83%
Two or More Races1,2251.84%
Asian4100.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native2920.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.06%

Rutherford County Population Pyramid

0k1k1k2k2k3k Male Population0k1k1k2k2k3k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990