Rutherford, TN Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rutherford, Tennessee - Basic Facts

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The Town of Rutherford had a population of 1,202 as of July 1, 2016. Rutherford ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rutherford is located at latitude 36.1256 and longitude -88.9927 in Gibson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rutherford (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Gibson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 331 feet.

The Town of Rutherford (GNIS ID: 2407260) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Rutherford is located within Commissioner District 16, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gibson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rutherford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rutherford: Rutherford Depot.


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Rutherford, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,202
Population in Households 1,202
Population in Familes 995
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 527
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 516
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 339
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 592 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 169 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $79,963
Average Home Value $90,778
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,430
Average Household Income $40,973
Per Capita Income $17,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.54%
Households 0.51% 0.46%
Families 0.48% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rutherford, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rutherford to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 264 38th
Population Density1 # 208 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 106 75th
Median Household Income # 385 10th
Per Capita Income # 359 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.