Rutherfordton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,120, it is the 167th largest city in North Carolina and the 5312th largest city in the United States. Rutherfordton is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually but its population has decreased by -2.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,213 in 2010. Rutherfordton reached it's highest population of 4,147 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Rutherfordton has a population density of 1,000 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rutherfordton is $55,176 with a poverty rate of 15.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $114,800. The median age in Rutherfordton is 53.1 years, 43.1 years for males, and 55.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 68.3 males.