Rural Retreat is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,442, it is the 113th largest city in Virginia and the 8858th largest city in the United States. Rural Retreat is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -2.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,483 in 2010. Rural Retreat reached it's highest population of 1,484 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Rural Retreat has a population density of 634 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rural Retreat is $56,955 with a poverty rate of 7.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in Rural Retreat is 44.7 years, 44.7 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.7 males.