Rutherford, Pennsylvania Population 2020

4,838

Rutherford is a city located in Pennsylvania. Rutherford has a 2020 population of 4,838. Rutherford is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 12.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,303 in 2010. Rutherford reached it's highest population of 5,083 in 2016.

The average household income in Rutherford is $72,532 with a poverty rate of 9.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,094 per month, and the median house value is $150,900. The median age in Rutherford is 37.9 years, 37.6 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males.

Rutherford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rutherford was:

  • White: 65.38%
  • Black or African American: 17.59%
  • Other race: 6.22%
  • Asian: 5.85%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rutherford, Pennsylvania is 4,838, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,838.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,303.

Rutherford, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,16365.38%
Black or African American85117.59%
Some Other Race3016.22%
Asian2835.85%
Two or More Races2404.96%

Rutherford Population Pyramid 2020

Rutherford Median Age

37.9


Total

37.6


Male

38.3


Female

Rutherford Adults

There are 3,585 adults, (704 of whom are seniors) in Rutherford.

Rutherford Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rutherford Sex Ratio

Female

2,548

52.67%

Male

2,290

47.33%

Rutherford Households and Families

Rutherford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rutherford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Female56.5%43.5%
Male22.8%77.2%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8772.5770.5
Married8073.3788.8
Non Family6441.2160.9
Female3473.1156.5
Male793.1122.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rutherford Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1474.48%
9th to 12th Grade2437.41%
High School Graduate94628.84%
Some College53416.28%
Associates Degree38611.77%
Bachelors Degree74822.80%
Graduate Degree2768.41%

Rutherford Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2832,137802
Black57545066
Hispanic19812750
Asian16211491
Other Race1108550
Multiple Races646415

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,769$48,248$26,612
Less Than High School$30,446$31,184$26,389
High School Grad$24,375$32,198$19,891
Some College$46,719$49,602$30,083
Bachelors Degree$54,028$70,074$
Graduate Degree$58,558$83,490$52,639

$38,769

Average Earnings

$48,248

Average Male

$26,612

Average Female

Rutherford Language

Rutherford Language by Age

Rutherford Language

86.03% of Rutherford residents speak only English, while 13.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Rutherford Poverty

Rutherford Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic53227050.75%
Other30121972.76%
White2,9391294.39%
Black851546.35%
Multiple2403514.58%

9.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rutherford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rutherford is Other, with 72.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rutherford is White, with 4.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.50%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.23%
Bachelors or Greater7.71%
High School5.60%
Some College4.24%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed9.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Rutherford Income

Rutherford Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,961$72,532
Families$67,788$81,246
Married Families$94,196-
Non Families$49,397$51,562

Rutherford Marital Status

Rutherford Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rutherford Married by Age and Sex

Rutherford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rutherford Marital Status by Race

Rutherford Veterans

317

Number of Veterans

281

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam122
First Gulf War91
Second Gulf War46
Korea30
World War II7

$Rutherford Veterans by Education

2.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rutherford Employment Status

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rutherford Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.97%

Born in Pennsylvania

90.14%

Native Born

9.86%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.14% of Rutherford residents were born in the United States, with 71.97% having been born in Pennsylvania. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,8380.00%
20194,8380.00%
20184,838-163-3.26%
20175,001-82-1.61%
20165,0832665.52%
20154,8171663.57%
20144,6511142.51%
20134,5373017.11%
20124,2363117.92%
20113,925-378-8.78%
20104,3030.00%