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Rutherford College is a town in Burke County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.
The latitude of Rutherford College is 35.748N. The longitude is -81.522W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,204 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,293.
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22% of Rutherford College residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rutherford College ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rutherford College was $18,148, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Rutherford College residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rutherford College, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.
Burke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rutherford College political report.
The average commute time for Rutherford College workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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